Wednesday, October 14, 2020

FALL PUMPKIN HOT PAD

 “Fall Pumpkin Hot Pad

Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©10-2015  

Supplies Needed: 

Size: 8”, Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Sugar N Cream Cotton: Orange: 1.6oz & Green

Optional: Facial features, if using this as a hot pad and not a decoration, use something that will not melt 

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Abbreviations & Stitches Used:                   

Beg=Beginning Ch=Chain   Slst=Slip stitch Sc=Single crochet

Sp(s)=Space(s) Sk=Skip   W/=With Dc=Double crochet

St(s)=Stitches   Lps=Loops    Fp=Front post      

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Notes: Join: W/slst in beg st.

Back:

Rnd 1: Ch4, 11dc in 4th ch from hook, join.. (12dc)


Rnd 2: Ch3, fpdc in same st.  (Dc, fpdc) in each st around, join.  (24dc)


Rnd 3: Ch3, dc in same st, 2dc in each st around, join.  (48dc)


Rnd 4: Ch3, dc in same st.  [Dc in 3sts, 2dc in next st]Repeat around, ending w/dc in last 3sts, join.  (60dc)  

Rnd 5: Ch3, dc in same st. [Dc in 4sts, 2dc in next st] Repeat around, ending w/dc in last 4sts, join. Fasten off, weave in ends. (72dc)



Front: 


Rnds 1-5: Repeat same as back, DO NOT fasten off at end of rnd 5. 


Place wrong sides of both pieces together, with right side of front circle facing you, work through both pieces. 


Rnd 6: Ch3, dc in same st.  (Dc in next st, 2dc in next st)5x, dc in 4sts, slst in 4sts, dc in 4sts, (2dc in next st, dc in next st)12x, 2dc in next st. Hdc in 3sts, sc in 4sts, hdc in 3sts, (2dc in next st, dc in next st)7x, join & fasten off, weave in ends. (84dc, 6hdc, 4sc)


Stem: Will be worked behind slsts at top, Do not work in the actual slsts.

Row 1: W/B, join in st behind first slst, ch3, dc in same st, dc in next st, 2dc in last st, slst in end/side to fasten off, weave in ends.  (5dc)


Leaves: (Optional)

Rnd 1: W/B, Ch2, 12sc in 2nd ch from hook, join in first sc.  (12sc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, trc in same st, (trc, dc) in next st, 2hdc in next st, 2sc in next 2sts, 2hdc in next st, 2dc in next st, ch4, slst in 1st st of ch4, 2dc in next st, 2hdc in next st, 2sc in next 2sts, 2hdc in next st, join.  Fasten off, leaving long tail to sew onto pumpkin, weave in ends.


If using for Halloween you can add facial features.  




Personal use/print only, no pattern reproductions, selling or copying allowed.   

See my designs & videos on my blog: http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/

Download Pattern on Ravelry:  http://www.ravelry.com/designers/aurora-suominen

My Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Dragonflymomof2boys

Size depends on your hook, yarn, & tension.  Contact me at Bluedragonflymom@gmail.com


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