Pepper Pot Potholder Pattern #9080

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Pepper Pot Potholder Pattern

J. & P. Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen, 1 ball of any color desired.
Clark's O.N.T. or J. & P. Coats Six Strand Embroidery Floss, 1 skein of Orange and 1 skein of Green.
Milward's steel crochet hook No. 6 or 7.
A bone ring.

Use thread double. Wind thread into 2 equal balls.

Front … Starting at lower edge, make a 7-inch chain. 1st row: 3 tr in 5th ch from hook (half shell), * skip 2 ch, s c in next ch, skip 2 ch, 7 tr in next ch (shell). Repeat from * across, ending with 4 tr in last ch; turn. 2nd row: S c in 1st tr of half shell, * shell in next s c, s c in 4th tr of next shell. Repeat from * across, ending with s c in last tr. Ch 4, turn. 3rd row: Half shell in s c, * s c in 4th tr of next shell, shell in next shell. Re­peat from * across, ending with half shell in last s c. Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows alternately until piece is square. Fasten off.

Back … Make an 8-inch chain. 1st row: D c in 8th ch from hook, * ch 2, skip 2 ch, d c in next ch. Repeat from * across. Ch 5, turn. 2nd row: * D c in next d c, ch 2. Repeat from * across. Ch 5, turn. Repeat 2nd row until piece forms a square. Fasten off.
   With 2 full strands of Orange Six Strand embroider carrot in outline stitch. With Green embroider pepper and carrot stalk. Insert pad (see patternbook page) and join pieces with neat over-and-over stitches. Sew bone ring to upper corner.