Friday, March 22, 2013

EASTER DUCKIE HOT PAD

DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©

“Easter Duckie Hotpad”
Aurora Suominen Copyright © 3-2013 All rights reserved.
H Hook & Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn in two colors: Egg & duck color.
For Abbreviations/videos/links, see “DragonFlyMomof2 Designs” at http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/

Back:   
Row 1: W/Egg color, Ch9 & sc in 2nd ch from hook & in next 7 chains, turn.   (8sc)  
Row 2: Ch1, Sc in each sc across, turn.  (8sc)
Row 3: Ch1, 2sc in 1st st, sc in 6sts, 2sc in last st, turn.  (10sc)
Row 4: Ch1, 2sc in 1st st, sc in 8sts, 2sc in last st, turn.  (12sc)
Row 5: Ch1, 2sc in 1st st, sc in 10sts, 2sc in last st, turn.  (14sc)
Row 6: Ch1, 2sc in 1st st, sc in 12sts, 2sc in last st, turn.  (16sc)
Row 7: Ch1, 2sc in 1st st, sc in 14sts, 2sc in last st, turn.  (18sc)
Row 8: Ch1, 2sc in 1st st, sc in 16sts, 2sc in last st, turn.  (20sc)
Row 9: Ch1, 2sc in 1st st, sc in 18sts, 2sc in last st, turn.  (22sc)
Rows 10-20: Ch1, Sc in each st across, changing to chick color in last st,  turn.  (22sc)
Rows 21-24: Ch1, Sc in each st across, turn.  (22sc)
Row 25: Ch1, Sc dec, sc in 18sts, sc dec, turn.  (20sc)
Row 26: Ch1, Sc dec, sc in 16sts, sc dec, turn.  (18sc)
Row 27: Ch1, Sc dec, sc in 14sts, sc dec, turn.  (16sc)
Row 28: Ch1, Sc dec, sc in 12sts, sc dec, turn.  (14sc)
Row 29: Ch1, Sc dec, sc in 10sts, sc dec, turn.  (12sc)
Row 30: Ch1,  Sc dec, sc in 8sts, sc dec, turn.  (10sc)
Row 31: Ch1, Sc dec, sc in 6sts, sc dec, turn.  (8sc)
Row 32: Ch1,  Sc dec, sc in 4sts, sc dec, turn.  (6sc)
Row 33: Ch1, Sc dec, sc in 2sts, sc dec, fasten off.  (4sc) 

Front:
Row 1: W/Egg color, Ch9 & sc in 2nd ch from hook & in next 7 chains, turn.   (8sc)  
Row 2: Ch1, Sc in each sc across, turn.  (8sc)
Row 3: Ch1, 2sc in 1st st, sc in 6sts, 2sc in last st, turn.  (10sc)
Row 4: Ch1, 2sc in 1st st, sc in 8sts, 2sc in last st, turn.  (12sc)
Row 5: Ch1, 2sc in 1st st, sc in 10sts, 2sc in last st, turn.  (14sc)
Row 6: Ch1, 2sc in 1st st, sc in 12sts, 2sc in last st, turn.  (16sc)
Row 7: Ch1, 2sc in 1st st, sc in 14sts, 2sc in last st, turn.  (18sc)
Row 8: Ch1, 2sc in 1st st, sc in 16sts, 2sc in last st, turn.  (20sc)
Row 9: Ch1, 2sc in 1st st, sc in 18sts, 2sc in last st, turn.  (22sc)
Rows 10-19: Ch1, Sc in each st across, turn.  (22sc)
Row 20: Working in Back loops, Ch1, sc in 1st st, sc in next st, skip-1, [4sc in next sc, sc in next 2sts]5x.  4sc in next st, skip-1, sc in last 2sts.  Fasten off. (38sc)
Row 21: With duck color & wrong side of work facing you, join yarn in unused front loop of row 19, ch1, sc in same st & in next 21sts, turn (22sc)
Rows 22-24: Ch1, Sc in each st across, turn.  (22sc)
Row 25: Ch1, Sc dec, sc in 18sts, sc dec, turn.  (20sc)
Row 26: Ch1, Sc dec, sc in 16sts, sc dec, turn.  (18sc)
Row 27: Ch1, Sc dec, sc in 14sts, sc dec, turn.  (16sc)
Row 28: Ch1, Sc dec, sc in 12sts, sc dec, turn.  (14sc)
Row 29: Ch1, Sc dec, sc in 10sts, sc dec, turn.  (12sc)
Row 30: Ch1,  Sc dec, sc in 8sts, sc dec, turn.  (10sc)
Row 31: Ch1, Sc dec, sc in 6sts, sc dec, turn.  (8sc)
Row 32: Ch1,  Sc dec, sc in 4sts, sc dec, turn.  (6sc)
Row 33: Ch1, Sc dec, sc in 2sts, sc dec, turn.  (4sc)
Take your back piece and put it together with the front,  wrong sides together.  Work through both of them, and continue to row 34.
Row 34: Ch6, slst in same st.  [Sc in next st, ch6, slst in same sc]3x.  DO NOT TURN,  
Row 35: Ch1, sc around both pieces, changing colors to match.  Once you get back to the begginning of row 34, slst into next st, and fasten off.  No st count here, just “eye” your sc around piece.  
You are welcome to add facial features to your chick if you want. You may need to iron your dishcloth.

DragonFlyMomof2 Designs by Aurora Suominen, Bluedragonflymom@gmail.com “Easter Duckie Hotpad”© 2013

 All rights reserved. Personal use only, do not reproduce, sell, or copy my pattern in any way.
Pattern available for download on Ravelry.  "Dragonflymomof2" 




If you like this hot pad, check out my blog/Ravelry for the matching dishcloth, “Easter Duckie Dishcloth”  :D

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