Teacup Potholder Pattern #9385

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, 2 balls each of 2 colors will make 2 pot holders.
Steel Crochet Hook No. 6.

GAUGE: 9 sc make 1 inch; 9 rows of sc make 1 inch.

Starting at bottom with 1st color, ch 29 to measure 3 inches. 1st row: H dc in 3rd ch from hook, sc in same ch, sc in each ch across, in last ch make sc and h dc (29 sts). Ch 3, turn. 2nd, 3rd and 4th rows: In first st make h dc and sc; sc in each st across, making sc, h dc and dc in last st or turning ch, as the case may be. Ch 3, turn. There are 41 sts at end of 4th row. Ch 1, turn. 5th row: 2 sc in 1st st, sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat 5th row until there are 61 sts on row. Work straight until piece measures 3 inches. Fasten off. Attach 2nd color. Ch 3, turn.

BAND ... 1st row: 2 dc in same place where 2nd color was attached (half shell), * skip 2 sts, sc in next st, skip 2 sts, 5 dc in next st (shell). Repeat from * across, ending with 3 dc in last st (half shell). Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: Sc in 1st dc, * shell in next sc, sc in center st of next shell. Repeat from * across, ending with sc in top st of turning ch. Ch 3, turn. 3rd row: Half shell in sc, * sc in center st of next shell, shell in next sc. Repeat from * across, ending with half shell. Ch 1, turn. Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows alternately until piece measures 4 ¼ inches. Fasten off 2nd color. Attach 1st color, ch 2, turn. Next row: Work sc in each dc and h dc in each sc across (61 sts). Ch 1, turn. Following row: Sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat last row until piece measures 5 inches. Fasten off.

Embroider lazy daisy flowers on edges of border as in illustration. Make another piece same as this.

HANDLE . . . With 1st color ch 6. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across (5 sts). Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: Sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat 2nd row until piece measures 4 ½ inches. Fasten off. Fold in half and whip long edges together.

Place padding between (for padding, see pattern book). Pin ends of handle in place and whip edges together neatly, using self colors. Make another pot holder same as this, reversing colors.

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