Tea Pot and Stand Pot Holder Patterns

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Tea Pot and Stand Pot Holder Patterns

A sturdy set of Hot Pot Holders • both double, to give added protection. Use in the kitchen or at the table • the Teapot for a decorative holder • the Stand to go under a hot teapot at the table.

MATERIALS: A ball of white and approximately 50 yards of your matching kitchen color will make a set of Teapot and Stand Holders.

TO START: The first 6 rnds are same as "Sugar" from the Sugar 'N Cream Pot Holder Pattern.
RND 7: Join color thru 2 loops of last dc, make 11 sets of dc, sk 1 dc, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next sp between dc, (spout inc), sk 1 dc, 11 sets of dc to end of rnd.
RND 8: In White, 12 sets, inc over ch 1, 12 sets to end.
RND 9: 11 sets, using a new thread of color, 1 set in next sp, with white, spout inc over ch 1, sk 1 dc, with color, 2 dc in next sp, break color.
Continue with white, (26 sets of dc counting spout inc as 1 set).
RND 10: 2 dc in each sp around with spout inc.
RND 11: In color, first set of dc above first set in Rnd 7, 11 more sets in color, (1 set, inc, 1 set in white), 12 sets color.
RND 12: In white, same as Rnd 10.
RND 13: 11 sets white, 1 set in color above last colored set in Rnd 9, break color, 2 sets dc, inc, 2 sets in white, 1 set in color in sp directly above next colored set in Rnd 9, break color, 11 sets white.
RND 14: In white, omit ch 1 in spout inc, 31 sets around.
RND 15: In white, ch 20, fasten with sl st where Rnds 7 and 8 meet, turn, ch 1, sc in each st of ch, draw color thru last 2 loops of last sc.
RND 16: In color (first set above first set of Rnd 11), 11 sets of dc, dc in next sp, sk 6 sps, dc in next, 11 sets to end of row.
RND 17: Sk st at top of handle and taking back thread make sc in each st for 1 rnd (46 sc). Break thread. Fasten all threads on inside.
TOP: In white, sk first st on each side, sc in next 20 sts across picking up both front and back at same time to close top, sl st in next st, turn.
ROW 2: Ch 1, sk 2 sts, in back thread sl st in next, 16 sc across, sl st in next, turn.
ROW 3: Ch 1, sk 2 sts, sl st in back thread of next st, 14 sc, sl st, ch 1. Fasten off. Join colored thread at bottom of handle, sc in each st up handle, sl st in last st of handle, sc to center top, * YO, insert needle around sc in first white row directly below, YO, draw up loop ½ inch long, YO, insert hook around next st in first row of top, YO, draw up a loop ½ inch long, draw thru all 5 loops, ch 1, repeat from * making knot on opposite side of top, sk next st of top, continue across with sc, joining to color at bottom of cover. Fasten off.

In white, ch 5, sl st to form ring, ch 1, 8 sc in ring. Work in back threads of sts, 2 sc in each sc (16 sts). (Sc in first st, 2 sc in next) repeat around (24 sts). (Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next) repeat around, each inc above inc in previous rnd (32 sts). (Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next) repeat around (40 sts.)
RND 1: Ch 2, counted as 1 dc, (dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in next) repeat around, sl st to ch 2 (48 dc).
RND 2: In color, ch 3, * (sk 2 dc, 2 dc in next sp BETWEEN dc's) twice, sk 2 dc, (dc, ch 1, dc—an inc) in next sp bet dc, repeat from * around, sl st to ch 3. Two sets of dc bet each inc.
RND 3: In white ch 3, 3 sets of dc between each inc, inc in each succeeding row to be worked over ch 1 of previous inc, sl st to ch 3.
RND 4: In color, 4 sets of dc bet inc, fasten off. Should measure 5 inches across.
Make another mat. Place wrong sides of pieces together and work around with white as before but inserting hook thru both pieces at same time, 5 sets of dc bet inc and omit the ch 1 of inc, continue around, sl st to ch 3. Fasten off.
In color, sc in each st around. Fasten off. Sew bone ring to center of one side on stand for hanger.