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Petal Potholder
Petal Potholder

Materials: Crochet Cotton 1 Ball White and 1 Ball Red or contrasting colour
Crochet Hook Steel Size 4

Potholder is made with double strand of thread throughout.

With red ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join in 1st sc.

Row 2: Ch 1 and work 2 sc in each sc (16 sc), but red.

Row 3: Attach white, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), dc in same space, **puff st in next sc
(puff st: thread over hook, insert in st, pull loop through and up the length of a dc,
*thread over hook, insert in same space, pull loop though and up the same
length, repeat from * once, thread over and pull through all loops on hook but
one, thread over and pull through 2 loops), 2 dc in next sc, repeat from ** all
around ending with puff st in last st, join in 3rd st of ch, drop white.

Row 4: Attach red and work 2 sc in each puff st and 2 sc in each dc (48 sc), join,
drop red.

Row 5: Pick up white and work 1 sc in each of the next 11 sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 6: *Working in back loop of sts only work 1 sc in each of the next 5 sc, 3 sc
in next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 7: Working through back loop of sts work 1 sc in each sc.

Row 8: Working in back loop of sts 1 sc in each sc working 3 sc in center sc sc,
ch 1, turn.

Row 9: Working in back loop of sts 1 sc in each sc, ch 1, turn. Repeat the last 2
rows twice, sl st down side of pointed sections, 1 sc in each of the next 12 sc of
4th row, ch 1, turn. Repeat from * 3 times but ending last repeat with 1 sc in last
sc, join, cut white.

Round 1: Attach red in sc between points sc in same space, * 7 sc up side of
pointed section, 3 sc in corner, working through both loops work 1 sc in each of
the next 8 sc, 3 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 8 sc, 3 sc in next sc, 7 sc
down opposite side of same pointed section, sc in sc between pointed sections,
repeat from * all around, join in 1st sc.

Round 2: Working in back loop of sts for remainder of potholder work 1 sc in
each sc, join.

Round 3: Work 1 sc in each sc increasing in center st at each of the 12 points,
join, drop red. Repeat the last 2 rows having next row white, 1 row red, 1 row
white, 3 rows red, cut thread.

With white chain a hanging loops in sc and sew to potholder.