Fruit Slice Potholder Pattern #9241

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, size 5, 1 ball each of White and any color.
Steel Crochet Hook No. 6.
Gingham or cotton fabric for lining.
1 bone ring.

With White, ch 2. 1st rnd: 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook (do not join sc rnds). 2nd rnd: 2 sc in each sc around. 3rd rnd: * Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. 4th rnd: * Sc in sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Continue thus, increasing 7 sc evenly on each rnd until piece measures 4 inches in diameter, sl st in next st. Fasten off. With color, embroider as in illustration making French knots in center and encircling them with 2 rnds of lazy daisy stitches. Work border as follows: Attach color and work sc in the back loop only of each sc, continuing increases as before until color is all used up. Fasten off.

Pad and line pot holder (for padding, see pattern book). Sew ring in place.

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