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|Christmas Checkered Hot
Christmas Checkered Hot Pads
Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn White (A), Green (B), Red and small amount of Yellow (D)
Crochet Hook Size G/6 or 4.5 mm
Tapestry Needle \
Notes: Join rnds with a sl st unless otherwise stated.To change colour in sc, insert hook in last st before colour
change, yo with working colour, draw up a lp, drop working colour to ws, yo with next colour, complete sc.Carry
colour not in use loosely across back of work until needed again; do not work over colour in use.Pattern Stitch: Picot
(p): Ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook.
Poinsettia Hot Pad:
Row 1: (rs): With A, ch 33, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 3 chs, changing to B in last st, * sc in each of
next 4 chs with B ** , changing to A in last st, sc in each fo next 4 sts with A, changing to B in last st, rep from *
across, ending last rep at **, do not change to A, turn. (32 sc)
Row 2: Matching colours on working row to colours on previous row, sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 and 4: Rep row 2, changing to B at end of row 4.
Row 5: Working B over A and A over B, sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.
Rows 6-8: Rep row 2, changing to A at end fo row 8.Rows 9-32: Work even on 32 sc in established check pattern, at
end of row 32, fasten off.
Rows 1-32: Rep rows 1-32 of first side.
Rnd 1: With D, ch 4, join to form a ring, ch 1, 8 sc in ring, join in beg sc, fasten off.
Rnd 2: Attach C with a sl st in back lp only of any sc of last rnd, (ch 8, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in nest ch, dc in
next ch, tr in next ch, sc in last ch, sl st in back lp only of next sc, on rnd 1) rep around, fasten off, leaving end for
With tapestry needle, sew poinsettia to bottom left corner of first side.
nd 1: With ws of first and 2nd sides together, working through both thicknesses, attach C with a sl st in upper right
corner, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each st across to net corner, 4 sc in corner st, sc evenly sp over row ends to next
corner, 4 sc in corner st, sc in each rem lp across opposite side of foundation ch to next corner, 4 sc in corner st, sc
evenly sp over row ends to net corner, 2 sc in same st as beg sc, ch 8 for hanging lp, sc in same st as last 2 sc, join
in beg sc, fasten off.
Rnd 2: Attach A with a sl st in back lp only of last sc of last rnd, ch 3 (counts as first dc), working in back lps only, 4
dc in same st * sk next st, sc in next st, sk next st, 5 dc in next st, rep from * around, working behind hanging lp and
adjusting number of sts sk at end of rnd, if necessary, so pattern rep comes out even, join in beg sc.
Holly Berry Hot Pad:
Rows 1-32: Rep ros 1-32 of first side for poinsettia hot pad, substituting C for B.
Holly Leaf: (make 2):
Row 1: With B, ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook, * hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, p, dc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in
next ch, p, dc in next ch, hdc in next ch * , 3 sc in last ch; working across opposite side fo foundation ch, rep from * to
* , sc in last ch, fasten off, leaving an 18" end of loose yarn for sewing.
Holly Berry: (make 3):With C, ch 4, join to form a ring, ch 1, 6 sc in ring, join in beg sc, leaving 12" length for
sewing. With tapestry needle, using pic as a guide, sew holly leaves and berries to bottom left corner of first side.
:Rnd 1: With B, rep rnd 1 of border for poinsettia hot pad.
Rnd 2: With A, rep rnd 2 of border for poinsettia hot pad