Scottie Potholder Pattern #7

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Potholder No. 7

Art. 690 Lily Cotton Yarn Skeins or
Art. 930 Sugar 'N Cream Yarn Balls
1 skein or ball Rust and
Art. 21 Lily Six Strand Floss
1 skein each; Bright Green and Black.
Crochet Hooks Nos. 0 and 5.

BODY—Starting at tail with Rust and No. 0 hook, ch 26, sk 1 ch, sc in next 9 ch, hdc in next 9 ch, sc in next 7 ch. ROW 2—Ch 1, turn, sc in 9 sts, hdc in next 10 sts, hdc and sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, sl st in next st. ROW 3—Ch 1, turn, sk sl st, sl st in next 3 sts, ch 2, hdc in next 4 sts, sc in next 16 sts. ROW 4—Ch 2, turn, hdc in 1st 3 sc, sc in next 14 sts, hdc in next 3 sts. ROW 5—Ch 1, turn, sk 1 hdc, sc in next 14 sts. ROWS 6 thru 13—(Ch 1, turn, 14 sc) for 8 rows. ROW 14—Ch 1, turn, 13 sc, 2 sc in end sc. ROWS 15 thru 17—(Ch 1, turn, 15 sc) for 3 rows. ROW 18—Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in 1st sc, sc in next 13 sc, 2 sc in end sc. ROW 19—Ch 1, turn, sk 1 sc, sc in next 15 sc, 2 sc in end sc. ROW 20—Ch 5, turn, sk 1 ch, sc in next 4 ch, sc in next 15 sc, draw up a lp in each of 2 end sc, yarn over and draw thru all 3 lps on hook (a decrease). ROW 21—Ch 1, turn, sk 1 sc, sc in each remaining sc. ROW 22—Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across with a decrease in 2 end sc. ROW 23—Ch 1, turn, sk 1 sc, sc in next 15 sc, hdc in next 2 sc. ROW 24—Ch 1, turn, sk 1 hdc, sl st in next 6 sts, sc in next 2 sc, hdc in next 7 sc, work 7 sc across ends of rows up to top corner of neck. Head—Ch 1, turn, sc in 7 sc, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next st. ROW 2—Ch 7, turn, sk 1 ch, sc in next 6 ch, sc in next 10 sts. ROW 3—Ch 1, turn, sc in 14 sts, a decrease in next 2 sc. ROW 4—Ch 1, turn, 15 sc. ROW 5—Ch 1, turn, 14 sc, 2 sc in end sc. ROW 6—Ch 1, turn, 15 sc, 2 sc in end sc. ROW 7—Ch 1, turn, 17 sc. ROW 8—Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st 3 sc, hdc in next 14 sc. ROW 9—Ch 5, turn, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in next 2 ch, sk 2 hdc, sc in next 6 hdc, sl st in next st. Fasten off =, Edge—Join to bottom of back leg and work sc around. Join and fasten off. Repeat from beginning for 2d half, turning work over before working Edge.

EYE—With Black Floss and No. 5 hook, ch 3, 2 hdc in 3d ch from hook. Fasten off. 2d Piece—With Black, ch 12. Fasten off. Fold ch-12 in center around 1st piece and sew on head as illustrated.

NOSE—With Black make 8 long sc around nose, inserting hook into one st in 2d row from edge. Repeat Eye and Nose on 2d piece. With White sewing cotton make a small French Knot on each eye for a high light.

COLLAR—With Green Floss ch 100, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in each ch to 3d from end, hdc in next ch, sl st in end ch. Fasten off.

Steam and press dry each half on back thru a cloth. Line back of each with Green cloth. Sew 2 pieces tog. from bottom of neck around head, across back and around to base of tail, leaving legs free. Tie Collar around neck, inserting a bone ring in knot. Tack one end of Collar down on each side of Body.

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