Poinsettia Hot Pad

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn Red (MC) 3 ½ ozs, Yellow (CC) 1/4 oz

Crochet Hook Size H or 5.00 mm

Note: Entire Hot Pad is worked holding two strands of yarn together.

Finished Size Approximately 14" in diameter

Center: With CC, ch 6; join with slip st to form a ring.

Rnd 1: (right side): Ch 3 (counts as first dc, now and throughout), 11 dc in ring; join with slip st to first dc: 12
dc.

Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc in same st 2 hdc in each dc around; join with slip st to top of beginning ch-2, finish off; 24
sts.

Rnd 3: With right side facing, join MC with slip st in same st as joining; ch 3, dc in next hdc, ch 3, (dc in next
4 hdc, ch 3) 5 times, dc in last 2 hdc; join with slip st to first dc: 24 dc and 6 ch-3 sps.

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3, (dc, ch 3) twice in next ch-3 sp, * dc in next 4 dc, ch 3, (dc, ch 3) twice in
next ch-3 sp; repeat from * 4 times more, dc in last 2 dc; join with slip st to first dc: 36 dc and 18 ch-3 sps.

Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3, skip next ch-3 sp, 5 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, * skip next ch-3 sp, dc in next
4 dc, ch 3, skip next ch-3 sp, 5 dc in ext ch-3 sp, ch 3; repeat from * 4 times more, skip next ch-3 sp, dc in
last 2 dc; join with slip st to first dc: 54 dc and 12 ch-3 sps.

Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3, dc in ext 5 dc, ch 3, * dc in next 4 dc, ch 3, dc in next 5 dc, ch 3; repeat
form * 4 times more, dc in last 2 dc; join with slip st to first dc, do not finish off.

First Petal:

Row 1: (right side): Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3, dc in next dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc) 4 times, ch 3, dc in next 2
dc, leave remaining 45 dc unworked: 9 dc and 6 sps.

Row 2: Ch 3, turn; dc in next dc, ch 3, skip next ch-23 sp (sc in next ch-1 ps, ch 3) 4 times, skip next ch-3
sp, dc in last 2 dc: 5 ch-3 sps.

Row 3: Ch 3, turn; dc in next dc, ch 3, skip next ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) 3 times, skip next ch-3 sp,
dc in last 2 dc: 4 ch-3 sps.

Row 4: Ch 3, turn; dc in next dc, ch 3, skip next ch-3 sp, (sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3) twice, skip next ch-3 sp,
dc in last 2 dc: 3 ch-3 sps.

Row 5: Ch 3, turn; dc in next dc, ch 3, skip next ch-3 sp, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, skip next ch-3 sp, dc in last
2 dc: 2 ch-3 sps.

Row 6: Ch 3, turn; * yo, insert hook in next dc, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook;
repeat from * 2 times more, yo and draw through all 4 loops on hook; finish off.

Next 4 Petals:

Row 1: With right side of center facing, join MC with slip st in next dc on Rnd 6; (ch 3, dc in next dc) twice,
(ch 1, dc in next dc) 4 times, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, leave remaining sts unworked: 9 dc and 6 sps.

Rows 2-6: Work same as first petal.

Last Petal:

Row 1: With right side of center facing, join MC with slip st in next dc on Rnd 6; (ch 3, dc in next dc) twice,
(ch 1, dc in next dc) 4 times, ch 3, dc in last 2 dc: 9 dc and 6 sps.

Rows 2-6: Work same as first petal.
POINSETTIA  HOT PAD CROCHET PATTERN COURTESY OF
WWW.MOMSLOVEOFCROCHET.COM