Cross Stitched Cottage Pot Holder Pattern

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Cross Stitched Cottage Pot Holder Pattern

Cottages make appropriate holders—decorative and useful in the kitchen • 2 or 3 on the racks, will make an appropriate gift of bazaar item.

MATERIALS: A ball of White Enterprise Yarn and 50 yds. of color will make 3 cottages.

With White, ch 30, 29 sc on ch (to measure about 5¾ in).
ROWS 2 through 13: Ch 1, 29 sc.
ROW 14: Ch 1, sk 1 st, sc in 28.
ROWS 15 through 20: Work as Row 14, dec at beg of rows only (22 sc in Row 20).
ROW 21: Ch 1, sk 2 sts, sc in 20.
ROWS 22 through 24: Repeat Row 21, (14 sc in Row 24).
Cross Stitch windows, door and outlines as illustrated.

EDGE: With color, 2 sc in bottom corner, (ch 1, sk 1, sc in next st) repeat around with 3 sc in each corner st. Sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

HANGER: Sew bone ring or join color to center top of holder, sc in next 2 sts. Ch 1, turn, sc in each 3 sts. Ch 8, turn, sl st in third sc. Fasten off. Pad and line if wanted, for extra protection.