Orange Blossom Time Potholder

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Potholder No. 5

MATERIALS REQUIRED:
Art. 600 Lily Cotton Yarn Skeins or
Art. 930 Sugar 'N Cream Yarn Balls
1 skein or ball Orange and
Art. 21 Lily Six Strand Floss
3 skeins Shaded Greens, 2 skeins White and 1 skein Lt. Yellow.
Crochet Hooks Nos. 0 and 5.

ORANGE—With Orange Yarn and No. 0 hook, ch 2, 8 sc in 2d ch from hook. Do not join rows but mark end of each row. ROW 2—(2 sc in next sc) 8 times. ROW 3—(Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) 8 times. ROW 4—(Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) 8 times. (This is an increase in every 3d st). ROW 5—Increase in every 4th sc. ROW 6—Work even, without increases. Repeat Rows 5 and 6. ROW 9—Inc. in every 5th sc. Repeat Rows 6 and 9. ROW 12—Inc. in every 6th sc. ROW 13—Repeat Row 6. ROW 14—Inc. in every 7th sc. ROW 15—Inc. in every 12th sc. ROW 16—Repeat Row 6. Sl st in next 4 sc. Fasten off.

FLOWER—With White Floss and No. 5 hook ch 5, join with sl st to form ring. ROW 1—Ch 1, 10 sc in ring, join to 1st sc. ROW 2—* Ch 8, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, hdc In next ch, dc in next 2 ch, tr in next 2 ch, holding back the last lp of each dc or hook, make 2 dc in next ch, thread over and draw thru all lps on hook (cluster made). Sk 1 sc on ring, sl st in next sc. Repeat from * 4 times. Fasten off. Cover center with Lt. Yellow French Knots. Make 3 Flowers.

LEAF—With Shd. Greens Floss ch 26, sk 1 ch, * sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next 2 ch, tr in next 16 ch, dc in next 2 ch, hdc in next ch, sc in next ch, * 3 sc in end ch. Repeat from * to * on other side of ch. ROW 2—Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, hdc in next st, * (dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st) 7 times, dc in next 2 sts, * in next st make 2 dc, ch 3, sl st in last dc for a p, and 2 dc. Repeat from * to *. Hdc in next st, sc in next st. Join and fasten off. Make three. Stem—With Green ch 24, sk 4 ch, dc in each remaining ch. Fasten off. Fold crosswise in center, forming a loop and sew ends tog. Sew 2 Leaves to Stem. Sew Leaves and Flowers on Orange as illustrated.

Steam and press dry on back thru a cloth. Line back with cloth.


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