Crocheted Flower Pot Covers


Crocheted Flower Pot Covers

Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY “PURITAN” CROCHET COTTON, Article 40 or “DE LUXE” CROCHET COTTON, Article 346 1 ball White will make 8 motifs. Steel crochet hook No. 7. 1 Flower Pot 6 inches in diameter.

MOTIF: Ch 7, join to form a ring, ch 5, d c in ring, * ch 2, d c in ring, repeat from * 5 times, ch 2, join in 3rd st of ch.

2nd Row. Ch 1, s c in same space, * 2 s c in next mesh, ch 3, si st in top of last s c for picot, s c in same mesh, s c in next d c, repeat from * all around ending row with 2 s c in next mesh, picot, s c in same mesh, join in 1st s c.


3rd Row. Ch 7, 2 d c in 4th st from hook leaving last loop of each d c on hook, thread over and pull through all loops at one time, * tr c in center s c between next 2 picots, ch 5, tr c in same space, ch 4, 2 d c in 4th st from hook leaving last loop of each d c on hook, thread over and pull through all loops at one time (a rice st), d c in center s c between next 2 picots, work a rice st, repeat from * twice, tr c in center s c between next 2 picots, ch 5, tr c in same space, work a rice st, join in 3rd st of ch.

4th Row. Ch 7, d c in next tr c, * ch 3, 1 d c, ch 5, 1 d c in center st of next loop (corner), ch 3, d c in next tr c, ch 4, d c in next d c, ch 4, d c in next tr c, repeat from * twice, ch 3, 1 d c, ch 5, 1 d c in center st of next loop, ch 3, d c in next tr c, ch 4, join in 3rd st of ch.

5th Row. Ch 3, 3 d c in next loop, d c in next d c, * ch 2, d c in next d c, 4 d c, ch 5, 4 d c in next loop, d c in next d c (corner), ch 2, d c in next d c, 3 d c in next loop, d c in next d c, 3 d c in next loop, d c in next d c, repeat from * twice, ch 2, d c in next d c, 4 d c, ch 5, 4 d c in next loop, d c in next d c, ch 2, d c in next d c, 3 d c in next loop, join in 3rd st of ch.

6th Row. SI st to next st, ch 3, 1 d c in each of the next 3 d c, 2 d c in next loop, * ch 2, skip 2 d c, 1 d c in each of the next 3 d c, 3 d c, ch 5, 3 d c in corner loop, 1 d c in each of the next 3 d c, ch 2, skip 2 d c, 2 d c in next loop, 1 d c in each of the next 4 d c, ch 2, skip 1 d c, 1 d c in each of the next 4 d c, 2 d c in next loop, repeat from * twice, ch 2, skip 2 d c, 1 d c in each of the next 3 d c, 3 d c, ch 5, 3 d c in corner loop, 1 d c in each of the next 3 d c, ch 2, skip 2 d c, 2 d c in next loop, 1 d c in each of the next 4 d c, s d c in 3rd st of ch (s d c: thread over hook, insert in st, pull through, thread over and pull through all loops at one time).

7th Row. Ch 8, s c in next ch 2 loop, ** ch 8, skip 5 d c, s c in next d c, ch 3, 1 d c, ch 5, 1 d c in center st of corner loop, ch 3, s c in next d c, * ch 8, s c in next loop between the d c groups, repeat from * twice, repeat from ** twice, ch 8, skip 5 d c, s c in next d c, ch 3, 1 d c, ch 5, 1 d c in center st of corner loop, ch 3, s c in next d c, ch 8, s c in next loop, ch 8, si st in s d c.

8th Row. Ch 1 and work 3 s c, ch 3 picot, 3 s c, ch 3 picot, 3 s c over each of the next 2 loops, * 2 s c, picot, 1 s c over next loop, 7 s c over corner loop, 2 s c, picot, 1 s c over next loop, 3 s c, picot, 3 s c, picot, 3 s c over each of the next 4 loops, repeat from * twice, 2 s c, picot, 1 s c over next loop, 7 s c over next loop, 2 s c, picot, 1 s c over next loop, 3 s c, picot, 3 s c, picot, 3 s c over each of the next 2 loops, join.9th Row. SI st between next 2 picots, ch 9, s c in center st between next 2 picots, ** ch 9, skip 2 picots, s c in space over the next d c of previous row, ch 5, skip 3 s c, 1 d c, ch 7, 1 d c in next s c, ch 5, skip 3 s c, s c in space over next d c of previous row, * ch 9, s c in center s c between the 2 picots of next scallop, repeat from * 3 times, repeat from ** twice, ch 9, skip next 2 picots, s c in space over next d c at corner, ch 5. skip 3 s c, 1 d c, ch 7, 1 d c in next s c, ch 5, s c in space over next d c of corner, * ch 9, s c in center s c between picots of next scallop, repeat from * once, ch 9, join, cut thread. If you want to make Violet trim you will need 1 ball Shaded Lavenders “DE LUXE” or “PURITAN” and 2 yds. narrow Lavender Ribbon.

VIOLET: With Shaded Lavenders ch 2, 5 s c in 2nd st from hook, join in 1st s c. 2nd Round. * Ch 3, 2 d c in same space, ch 3, si st in same space, si st in next s c, repeat from * twice, * ch 4, 2 tr c in same space, ch 4, si st in same space, si st in next s c, repeat from * once, cut thread.

Work as many Violets as desired and sew to cover arranging as illustrated. Lace 4 motifs together with ribbon as illustrated. If you want to make Geranium you will need 1 ball Flamingo “DE LUXE” or “PURITAN” and l’/2 yds. narrow Green Ribbon.

GERANIUM: With Flamingo ch 5, join to form a ring, ch 3 and work 14 d c in ring, join in 3rd st of ch.

2nd Round. Ch 1, 2 d c in next d c, tr c in same space, 1 tr c, 2 d c in next d c, si st in next d c, * 2 d c, 1 tr c in next d c, 1 tr c, 2 d c in next d c, si st in next d c, repeat from * 3 times, join, cut thread. Work 4 more flowers in same manner. Cut 5-4 inch lengths of spool wire.

Twist top end of one wire into a small circle and pull opposite end through center of one flower. Pinch flower together. Finish other 4 flowers in same manner.

Twist all wires together. Work as many bunches as desired and sew to cover as illustrated. Tie 3 motifs together with ribbon at corners as illustrated.

If you want to make Philodendron Leaf you will need 1 ball Kelly Green “DE LUXE” or “PURITAN” and 1 yd. narrow Red Ribbon.

PHILODENDRON LEAF: With Kelly Green ch 4, 3 s c in 2nd st from hook, 3 d c in next st of ch, 3 s c in next st, ch 1, turn.

2nd Row. Working in s c, 1 s c in each s c, working 3 s c in 1st and last s c, turn.

3rd Row. Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 1dc in each of the next 3 d c, 1 s c in each of the next 5 s c, 1 d c in each of the next 4 s c, ch 3, turn. 4th Row. Same as last row, ch 1, turn.

Next 3 Rows. Working in s c, decrease 1 s c at the beginning and end of each row (to decrease: * insert hook in next st, pull loop through, repeat from * once, thread over and work off all loops at one time), ch 1 to turn each row.

8th Row. Working in s c, decrease 1 s c at the beginning of row, ch 1, turn.

9th Row. Working in s c, decrease 1 s c at end of row, ch 1, turn.

Repeat the last 2 rows once.

12th Row. Same as 8th row.

13th Row. Decrease in 2 remaining sts, cut thread. Work as many leaves as desired and arrange as illustrated. Tie 2 motifs together with ribbon as illustrated.

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