Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Crochet a Flower Potholder Pattern

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crochet flower hot pad
Materials
  • 1/2 skein yarn (1st color)
  • 1/2 skein yarn (2nd color)
  • size "G" crochet hook
Instructions (for yellow and white hot pad)

Starting with yellow yarn, chain 4. Slip stitch to form a ring.

crochet flower hot pad petalsChain 3 (counts as 1st dc), 13 dc in ring. Slip stitch in top of chain 3.

Chain 23. Skip next dc, slip stitch in next dc. (1st petal). *Chain 23. Skip one dc, slip stitch in next dc. Repeat from * 4 times. Chain 23, slip stitch at base of 1st petal. (start of 7 petals)

Row 1 - 1 sc in each of first 11 chains of 1st petal. 3 sc in next chain (top of 1st petal). 1 sc in each of last 11 chains in 1st petal. (25 sc) Repeat for each of the remaining petals all the way around.

Row 2 - Change to white yarn. 1 sc in each of the first 12 sc of 1st petal, 3 sc in next sc (top of petal), 1 sc in each of the remaining 12 sc in the 1st petal. (27 sc) Repeat for each of the remaining petals all the way around.

Row 3 - Change to yellow yarn. 1 sc in each of the first 13 sc of 1st petal, 3 sc in in next sc (top of petal), 1 sc in each of the remaining 13 sc in the 1st petal. (29 sc) Repeat for each of the remaining petals all the way around.

Row 4 - Change to white yarn. 1 sc in each of the first 14 sc of 1st petal, 3 sc in next sc (top of petal), 1 sc in each of the remaining 14 sc in the 1st petal. (31 sc) Repeat for each of the remaining petals all the way around. Fasten off.

crochet flower hot pad petals loosely folder
Working from the right side, fold each petal over (gently twist each one to the left, spreading and flattening to create the shape).



Finishing

crochet flower hot pad finishingUsing yellow yarn, crochet two petals together at tip of the fold.

Single crochet trim around the edge of one petal placing 3 sc at the very top of the petal.

Single crochet to next petal and single crochet trim over the top edge of it. Continue all the way around and fasten off.

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