“Kitchen Flower Hotpad/Potholder”
Pattern Designed by: Aurora Suominen Copyright © 2012 All rights reserved.
“H” hook and Cotton yarn.
SPECIAL STS/NOTES: FPDC=Front post double crochet, is worked around (ar) the post of st.
Make 2, on second one do not fasten off, continue on w/border at rnd 8
Rnd 1: Ch4, Work 11DC in 4th ch from hook. Join in top of beg ch4. (12dc)
Rnd 2: Ch3, DC in joining. [FPDC ar next st, 2DC in one st]5Xs. FPDC ar last st. Join w/slst in top of beg ch3 (always in pattern). (18sts)
Rnd 3: Ch3, DC in joining. 2DC in next. [FPDC ar fpdc. 2DC in 2sts]5Xs. FPDC ar fpdc. Join. (30sts)
Rnd 4: Ch3, DC in joining. [+FPDC ar next 2sts, 2DC in one st, FPDC ar fpdc+. 2DC in one st]5Xs. Repeat +to+ once then join. (42sts)
Rnd 5: Ch3, DC in next st. [+FPDC ar 2fpdc, DC in 2sts, 2DC in one st+. DC in 2sts]5Xs. Repeat +to+ once, then join. (48sts)
Rnd 6: Ch3, DC in next st. [+FPDC ar 2fpdc, DC in 2sts, 2DC in next 2sts+. DC in 2sts]5Xs. Repeat +to+ once then join. (60sts)
Rnd 7: Slst in next 2sts. Ch1 & SC in same st. SC in next st. [+DC in 2sts, 2DC in next 4sts, DC in 2sts+. SC in 2sts]5Xs. Repeat +to+ once, then join. (72dc, 12sc) Fasten off for Back only
Rnd 8: Wrong sides together, matching sts, Ch1, SC through both pieces all the way around. Fasten off.
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