Free Pattern – Circle of Blue Pot Holder

Published June 1, 2016 by estherknit

Pot Holder 6

Measurements

One size

Materials

4 ply cotton

A 4 mm (US 7) crochet hook.

Tension / Gauge

15 sts and 12 rows to 10 cm (4 inches)

measured over double crochet using a 4 mm hook.

Pattern notes

Begin at centre.  Work in rounds without turning.  Work in US double crochet, UK treble.

To crochet pot holder

Foundation round: Using cotton yarn and 4 mm crochet hook, chain 6, and slip stitch into first chain to form a ring.  Ch 3, (counts as 1 dc) work 14 double crochet (dc) into the ring.  (15 sts).  Join each round with a slip stitch, and start each new round with 3 chain.

2nd round: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), * 2 dc in next stitch, repeat from * all around, finishing with 1 dc and slip stitch into 3 chain.  (30 sts)  Join.

3rd round: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), * 1 dc, 2 dc in next stitch. repeat from * all around, finishing with 1 dc and slip stitch into 3 chain.  (45 sts)  Join.

4th round: * Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), * 2 dc, 2 dc into next stitch; repeat from * all around, finishing with 1 dc and slip stitch into 3 chain.  (60 sts)  Join.

5th round: * Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), * 3 dc, 2 dc into next stitch, repeat from * all around, finishing with 1 dc and slip stitch into 3 chain.  (75 sts)  Join.

6th round: * Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), * 4 dc, 2 dc into next stitch, repeat from * all around, finishing with 1 dc and slip stitch into 3 chain.  (90 sts)  Join.

7th round: * Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), * 5 dc, 2 dc into next stitch, repeat from * all around, finishing with 1 dc and slip stitch into 3 chain.  (105 sts)  Join.

8th round: * Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), * 5 dc, 2 dc into next stitch, repeat from * all around, finishing with 1 dc and slip stitch into 3 chain.  (120 sts)  Join.

Final round: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), * miss 1 stitch, 5 dc into next st, miss 1 stitch, 1 sc into next st, repeat from * all around.  Join with a slip stitch.

To make loop: Ch 15 and join.  Crochet 20 single crochet into chain ring.  Fasten off.  Use this loop to hang up the pot holder.

Pot Holder 7

 

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