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FREE Pattern of the Day » Pot Holder Pizzazz » Crochet



Skill Level

Easy
Finished Size6 1/4 inches



150 yds natural
75 yds black
30 yds each cardinal and forest green


Size 1/2.25mm steel crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle
1-inch plastic ring


Gauge

Rnds 1 and 2 of Back = 2 inches in diameter; 3 dc = 1/2 inch
Pattern NotesWeave in loose ends as work progresses.Join rounds with a slip stitch unless otherwise stated.Work with 2 strands of cotton held together throughout.
Hanging LoopAttach 2 strands of forest green to plastic ring, ch 1, 24 sc over ring, join in first sc, fasten off. Set aside.


FrontRose

Rnd 1 (RS): Working with 2 strands of cardinal held tog, ch 5, sl st to join in first ch to form a ring, ch 3 (counts as first dc), 9 dc in ring, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (10 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each dc around, join in beg sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 2, (2 dc, ch 2, sl st) in same st as beg ch-2, sk next sc, *(sl st, ch 2, 2 dc, ch 2, sl st) in next sc, sk next sc, rep from * around, do not join. (5 petals)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, [sc in back lp only of rem sk sc of rnd 2, ch 3] around, to join sl st in first ch of beg ch-3. (5 lps)

Rnd 5: Sl st into ch-3 sp, (ch 2, 4 dc, ch 2, sl st) in same ch-3 sp, *(sl st, ch 2, 4 dc, ch 2, sl st) in next ch-3 sp, rep from * around, do not join. (5 petals)

6: Working at back of petals between dc sts of previous rnd, ch 1, insert hook at center between 4-dc of petal and sc over ch-3 sp, ch 5, [insert hook at center between 4 dc of next petal and sc over ch-3 sp, ch 5] around, ending with sl st in first ch of ch-5 of first lp. (5 ch-5 lps)

Rnd 7: Sl st into ch-5 sp, (ch 2, 6 dc, ch 2, sl st) in same ch sp, *(sl st, ch 2, 6 dc, ch 2, sl st) in next ch-5 sp, rep from * around, do not join. (5 petals)

Rnd 8: Working at back of petals between dc sts of previous rnd, ch 2, insert hook at center between 6-dc of petal and sc over ch-5 sp, ch 5, [insert hook at center between 6-dc of petal and sc over ch-5 sp, ch 5] around, ending with sl st in first ch of ch-5, fasten off.

Rnd 9: Attach 2 strands of forest green in any ch-5 sp, ch 3, 7 dc in same ch-5 sp, 8 dc in each of next 4 ch-5 sps, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, fasten off. (40 dc)

Rnd 10: Attach 2 strands of black in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 of previous rnd, ch 7 (counts as first dc, ch 4), dc in same st as beg ch-7, sk next 3 dc, [(dc, ch 4, dc) in next dc, sk next 3 dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-7. (10 ch-4 sps, 20 dc)

Rnd 11: Sl st into ch-4 sp, ch 1, 7 sc in same ch-4 sp, sl st between next 2 dc, [7 sc in next ch-4 sp, sl st between next 2 dc] around, join in beg sc, fasten off.

Rnd 12: Attach 2 strands of natural in 4th sc of 7-sc group, ch 1, sc in same sc, ch 3, dc in 3rd dc on rnd 9, ch 3, *sc in 4th sc of next 7-sc group of rnd 11, ch 3, sk next 3 dc of rnd 9, dc in next dc, ch 3, rep from * around, join in beg sc. (10 dc, 10 sc, 20 ch-3 sps)

Rnd 13: Sl st in next ch, ch 3, 2 dc in next ch, dc in next ch, sk next dc, dc in next ch, 2 dc in next ch, dc in next ch, sk next sc, *dc in next ch, 2 dc in next ch, dc in next ch, sk next dc, dc in next ch, 2 dc in next ch, dc in next ch, sk next sc, rep from * around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (80 dc)

Rnd 14: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, [dc in each of next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, fasten off. (96 dc)


Back

Rnd 1 (RS): With 2 strands of natural held tog, ch 5, sl st to join in first ch to form a ring, ch 3, 19 dc in ring, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (20 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, 2 dc in each rem dc around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (40 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 4 (counts as first tr), 2 tr in next dc, [tr in next dc, 2 tr in next dc] around, join in 4th ch of beg ch-4. (60 tr)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next tr, 2 dc in next tr, [dc in each of next 2 tr, 2 dc in next tr] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (80 dc)

Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, [dc in each of next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, fasten off. (96 dc)


Joining

Rnd 1: Holding Front and Back with WS tog and Front facing, working through both thicknesses, attach 2 strands of black in first dc of previous rnd, ch 7, dc in same st as beg ch-7, sk next 3 dc, *(dc, ch 3, dc) in next dc, sk next 3 dc, rep from * around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-7.

Rnd2: Sl st into ch-4 sp, ch 1, 7 sc in same ch-4 sp as beg ch-1, sl st between next 2 dc, pick up hanging lp, sl st in first sc on plastic ring, [ch 1, sc in next sc] rep around hanging lp, sl st in top of last sl st, [7 sc in next ch-4 sp, sl st between next 2 dc] around, join in beg sc, fasten off.



Skill LevelEasy





Finished Size6 1/2 inches
Materials
Size 10 crochet cotton:
75 yds white
25 yds blue
15 yds red
Size 7/1.65mm steel crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle
Gauge




Rnds 1-6 of rose = 2 inches; 8 dc = 1 inch





Pattern NotesWeave in loose ends as work progresses.Join rounds with a slip stitch unless otherwise stated.
Front




Rnd 1 (RS): With red, ch 5, sl st in first ch to form a ring, ch 6 (counts as first dc and ch-3), [dc in ring, ch 3] 5 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-6. (6 ch-3 sps)




Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as beg ch-1, (sc, hdc, dc, hdc, sc) in next ch sp, *sc in next dc, (sc, hdc, dc, hdc, sc) in next ch sp, rep from * around, join in beg sc. (6 petals)




3: Working behind petals, ch 4, [sl st in next sc between petals, ch 4] around, join with sl st in same sc as first ch-4. (6 ch-4 sps)




Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same st as beg ch 1, *(sc, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sc) in next ch sp**, sc in next st between ch sps, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg sc.




Rnd 5: Working behind petals, ch 6, [sl st in next sc between petals, ch 6] around, join with sl st in same st as beg ch-6




.Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in same st as beg ch-1, *(sc, hdc, 2 dc, 2 tr, 2 dc, hdc, sc) in next ch sp**, sc in st between ch sps, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg sc.




Rnd 7: Working behind petals, ch 8, [sl st in next sc between petals, ch 8] around, ending with sl st in same st as beg ch-8, fasten off. (6 ch-8 sps)




Rnd 8: Attach white with a sl st in any ch-8 sp, ch 3 (counts as first dc throughout), 7 dc in same ch sp, ch 2, [8 dc in next ch sp, ch 2] around, change color to blue, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.




Rnd 9: (Ch 3, dc) in first st, dc in each dc across to st before next ch-2 sp, 2 dc in next st, ch 2, [2 dc in next st, dc in each st across to st before next ch-2 sp, 2 dc in next st, ch 2] around, change color to white in last ch, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.




Rnd 10: (Ch 3, dc) in first st, dc in each st across to st before next ch-2 sp, 2 dc in next st, ch 2, [2 dc in next st, dc in each st across to st before next ch-2 sp, 2 dc in next st, ch 2] around, change color to blue in last ch, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.




Rnds 11-14: Rep rnds 9 and 10.Rnd 15: Rep rnd 9, fasten off. (22 dc between each ch-2 sp)




back




rnd1: With white, ch 6, sl st in first st to form ring, ch 3, dc in ring, ch 2, [2 dc in ring, ch 2] 5 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (12 dc, 6 ch-2 sps)




2: (Ch 3, dc) in first dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, [2 dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 2] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.




Rnd 3: (Ch 3, dc) in first dc, dc in each of next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, [2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.




Rnds 4-9: (Ch 3, dc) in first dc, dc in each dc across to st before next ch-2 sp, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, [2 dc in next dc, dc in each st across to st before next ch-2 sp, 2 dc in next st, ch 2] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.




Rnd 10: (Ch 3, dc) in first dc, dc in each st across to st before next ch-2 sp, 2 dc in next st, ch 3, [2 dc in next dc, dc in each dc across to st before ch-2 sp, 2 dc in next dc, ch 3] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.




Rnd 11: (Ch 3, dc) in first dc, dc in each dc across to st before next ch-3 sp, 2 dc in next dc, ch 3, [2 dc in next dc, dc in each dc across to st before next ch-3 sp, 2 dc in next dc, ch 3] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, fasten off. (6 ch-3 sp, 22 dc between each ch sp)





Joining & turnning




12: Holding Front and Back WS tog with Front facing, matching sts and working through both thicknesses, attach white with sc in any st, sc in each st around with 3 sc in each ch-3 sp around, join in beg sc, fasten off.Rnd 13: Attach red with sc in center st of any 3-sc group, ch 18 (hanging lp), sc in next st, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, 4 dc in next st, [ch 2, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, 4 dc in next st] 3 times, ch 2, *sc in center st of next 3-sc group, ch 3, sc in next st, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, 4 dc in next st, [ch 2, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, 4 dc in next st] 3 times, ch 2, rep from * around, join in beg sc, work 18 sc over ch-18 hanging lp, sl st in next sc, fasten off.




Skill Level

Easy
Finished Size7 inches
Materials


Grandma's Best size 10 crochet cotton:
60 yds #11 light blue
50 yds #162 light yellow
Size 7/1.65mm steel crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle
Gauge

Rnds 1-3 = 1 1/2 inches; 10 dc = 1 inch
Pattern NotesWeave in loose ends as work progresses.Join rounds with a slip stitch unless otherwise stated.

Stitches3-double crochet cluster (3-dc cl): [Yo, insert hook in next st, yo, draw up a lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook] 3 times, yo, draw through all 4 lps on hook.Beginning 3-double crochet cluster (beg 3-dc cl): Ch 2, [yo, insert hook in next st, yo, draw up a lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook] twice, yo, draw through all 3 lps on hook.


Back

Rnd 1 (RS): With light blue, ch 7, sl st to join in first ch to form a ring, ch 3 (counts as first dc throughout), 20 dc in ring, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (21 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, dc in each of next 2 dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (28 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, dc in next dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (42 dc)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, dc in each of next 2 dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (56 dc)

Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, dc in each of next 3 dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 3 dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (70 dc)

Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, dc in each of next 4 dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 4 dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (84 dc)

Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, dc in each of next 5 dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 5 dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (98 dc)

Rnd 8: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, dc in each of next 6 dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 6 dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (112 dc)

Rnd 9: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, dc in each of next 7 dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 7 dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (126 dc)

Rnd 10: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, dc in each of next 8 dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 8 dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (140 dc)

Rnd 11: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, dc in each of next 9 dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 9 dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (154 dc)

12: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, dc in each of next 10 dc, [2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 10 dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, fasten off. (168 dc)


Front

Rnd1 (RS): With light yellow, ch 7, sl st to join in first ch to form a ring, ch 3, 20 dc in ring, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (21 dc)

rnd2: Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 2, [dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 2] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (7 groups 3-dc, 7 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, sk next ch-2 sp, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, sk next ch-2 sp, rep from * around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (7 groups 5-dc, 7 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 4: Sl st in next dc, beg 3-dc cl (see Special Stitches) in next 2 dc, *ch 3, sk next dc, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp, ch 3**, sk next dc, 3-dc cl (see Special Stitches) in next 3 dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in top of beg 3-dc cl. (7 cls, 7 groups 3-dc, 14 ch-3 sps)

Rnd 5: Sl st into ch-3 sp, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-3 sp, *ch 1, sk next 3 dc, 4 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk next 3-dc cl**, 4 dc in next ch-3 sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.

Rnd 6: Sl st in each of next 3 dc, sl st into next ch-1 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same ch-1 sp, *ch 5, sk next 4 dc, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 5, sk next 4 dc**, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (21 dc, 7 sc, 14 ch-5 sps)

Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, *ch 2, 2 dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 1, 2 dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 2**, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (63 dc)

Rnd 8: Ch 3, dc in same dc as beg ch-3, *dc in each of next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 3, sk next ch-2 sp, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sk next ch-2 sp**, 2 dc in next dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (70 dc)

Rnd 9: Sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in each of next 4 dc, *ch 4, sk next dc, sk next dc, sk next ch-3 sp, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 4, sk next ch-3 sp, sk next dc**, dc in each of next 5 dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.

Rnd 10: Sl st in next dc, beg 3-dc cl in next 3 sts, *ch 9, sk next ch-4 sp, sk next dc**, 3-dc cl over next 3 dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg 3-dc cl. (14 cls)

Rnd 11: Sl st into ch-9 sp, ch 3, 9 dc in same ch sp, ch 1, sk next 3-dc cl, [10 dc in next ch-9 sp, ch 1, sk next 3-dc cl] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (140 dc)

Rnd 12: Ch 1, sc in same dc as beg ch-1, sc in each of next 9 dc, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, [sc in each of next 10 dc, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp] around, join in beg sc.Rnd 13: Ch 3, dc in each of next 9 sc, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, [dc in each of next 10 sc, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (168 dc)


Joining

Rnd 14: Holding WS of Front and Back tog, with Front facing and working through both thicknesses, ch 1, sc in each st around, join in beg sc, fasten off.
EdgingRnd 1: With Front facing, attach light blue in any sc, ch 3, dc in each of next 3 sc, *ch 2, sk next sc, dc in next sc, ch 2, sk next sc**, dc in each of next 4 sc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.Rnd 2: Sl st in next dc, ch 1, sc in same dc, *ch 3, sc in next dc, ch 2, sk next dc, 3-dc cl in next ch-2 sp, ch 5, sl st in 4th ch from hook, ch 1, 3-dc cl in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, sk next dc**, sc in next dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg sc, fasten off.













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