Tuesday, August 02, 2011

SUNNY SKIES HOT PAD

“Sunny Skies Hotpad”
Pattern Designed by: Aurora Suominen
Copyright © 2011
Worsted Weight yarn and a “G” hook
~My Abbreviations/Special stitches:  Work Corner: In next ch2 space, work 2dc, ch2, 2dc.  FPDC: Front post double crochet, SS: Slip stitch. FL: Front Loops. BL: Back loops.  Back FPDC: Going into the round below and to the right of your work, Work a FPDC around the post of the FPDC.
~*Notes* When joining at the end of rounds work as follows: For a SC round, Join in 1st SC.  For a DC round, Join in 3rd Ch of beg 3.  

Front:
Rnd 1: Ch4, Work 15DC in 4th ch from hook.  Join *See notes here and throughout.  (16dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, DC in same st as ch3.  *DC in next st, 2DC in next st* Repeat around.  Join (24dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3.  DC in next st. [+FPDC around  the “single” dc from rnd 2.  (To the right of your work). DC in same dc previous to the fpdc you just did.+ DC in 3sts] 7Xs. Repeat ++ once DC in last st and join.  (40dc)

Rnd 4: Ch3. DC in 4sts. [+Work a Back FPDC *see special stitches. DC in same dc previous to the fpdc you just did.+. DC in 5 sts] 7Xs.  Repeat ++ once and join.  (56dc)

Rnd 5: Ch3. Work a Back FPDC, DC in same st as ch3, previous to the fpdc you just did. [DC in 7sts, Back FPDC, DC in same dc previous to the fpdc you just did.] 7Xs.  DC in last 6sts.  Join. (72dc)

Rnd 6: Ch3.  DC in 3sts. [+Work a Back FPDC, DC in same dc previous to the fpdc you just did.+ DC in 9 sts] 7Xs. Repeat ++ once then DC in last 5sts.  Join in front loop, top of beg ch3.  (88dc) FO

Back:
Rnd 1: Ch4, Work 15DC in 4th ch from hook.  Join *See notes here and throughout.  (16dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, DC in same st as ch3.  2DC in each st around.  Join (32dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, DC in same st as ch3.  [DC in 3 sts, 2DC in next st] 7Xs.  DC in last 3sts.  Join (40dc)

Rnd 4: Ch3, DC in same st as ch3.  DC in 1st.  *2DC in 1st, DC in next st* repeat around. Join.  (60dc)

Rnd 5: Ch3, DC in same st as ch3.  Dc in 4sts.  *2DC in 1st, DC in 4sts* repeat around. Join.  (72dc)

Rnd 6: Ch3, DC in same st as ch3.  DC in 3sts.  [2DC in next st, DC in 3sts] 16Xs.  DC in 2sts, DC DEC over next two sts. Join.  (88dc)  Fasten Off

Join wrong sides of both pieces together & with the front facing you, join w/a slip stitch & ch1, SC in same, then SC through both pieces all around.  Join and Fasten Off (FO)

© 2011 Aurora Suominen. All rights reserved. This pattern may not be sold, reprinted  posted/copied, or electronically transmitted to any website without the written consent of the copyright owner. You may link to this pattern or print a copy of it for your personal use ONLY.


2 comments:

Debra said...

beautiful!
grins, debra

Donna said...

Thank you so much for sharing your pattern!

Blessings, Donna
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