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Easter Egg Potholders
Materials: Red Heart Super Saver Medium Worsted Weight Yarn7 oz per skein
3 1/4 oz light mint, white, 3 oz Orchid, 1 3/4 oz Light Periwinkle, 1 1/2 oz each of Petal Pink and Light Coral
1/.4 oz Pale Yellow
Lily Sugar'n Cream Cotton Medium Worsted Weight Yarn 3 oz 1 skein of Pastel Print
Crochet Hook Size 5 mm or H or 8
Finished Size 8 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches
Pattern Notes: Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Join rounds with slip stitch unless otherwise stated. Graph reading knowledge is
Basic Egg: (make 2)
Row 1: Ch 10, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across to last ch, 3 sc in last ch, turn. (13 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in last sc, turn. (15 sc)
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.
Row 4: Ch 1, 3 sc in first sc, sc in each sc across to last sc, 3 sc in last sc, turn. (19 sc)
Row 5: Rep row 3.
Row 6: Rep row 2.
Row 7: Rep row 3.
Row 8: Rep row 4.
Rows 9-13: Rep row 3.
Row 14: Rep row 2.
Rows 15-22: Rep row 3.
Row 23: Ch 1, sc dec in next 2 sc, sc in each sc across to last 2 sc, sc dec in last 2 sc, turn.
Row 24-26: Rep row 3.
Row 27: Rep row 23.
Row 28 & 29: Rep row 3.
Row 30: Rep row 23.
Row 31: Rep row 3.
Row 32: Rep row 23.
Row 33: Ch 1, (sc dec in next 2 sc) twice, sc in each sc across to last 4 sts, (sc dec in next 2 sc) twice, turn. (15 sc)
Row 34: Rep row 3.
Row 35: Rep row 23.
Row 36 & 37: Rep row 33.
Row 38: Rep row 23, fasten off. (3 sc)
Assembly: Holding both pieces tog and working through both thicknesses, attach yarn, ch 1, sc evenly sp around outer edge, inc sts at top and
bottom curves as needed to keep flat, changing colour as colour changes around. For hanging lp, sc at center top of egg, ch 13, sl st in 2nd ch
from hook, sl st in each rem ch across, insert hook in edge of 13th ch and in same sc as last sc at top and complete a sc, continue to sc around,
join in beg sc, fasten off.
Solid Egg: With pastel print, rep basic egg and assembly.
Egg No 1: With white and periwinkle, following graph for colour changes, rep basic egg and assembly.
Egg No 2: With light mint, petal pink and pale yellow, follow graph for colour changing, rep basic egg and assembly.
Egg No 3: With coral, white and orchid, following graph for color changes, rep basic egg and assembly.