Pot Holders in a Basket Crochet Pattern


Potholders crochet pattern

A handy basket holder for holders to hang beside the stove. Many other designs in hot pot holders will be appropriate to make a set in this basket for a nifty bridge prize. MATERIALS: A ball of White and approx. 50 yds. of color to make the basket and 2 pinwheel holders. Steel crochet hook #1.

BASKET: With color, ch 2, making first st twice usual size, 6 sc in this long st. Sl st in back loop of first sc.

ROW 2: Ch I, sc in same st, (2 sc in back loop of next sc) 5 times. Sl st in first 1 ch.

ROW 3: Ch 1, sc in same st, (sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, sc in 3 sc, sl st in first 1-ch.

ROW 4: Ch 1, sc in same st, (sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice, sc in 4 sc, sl st in first l-ch.

ROW 5: Ch I, sc in same st, sc in 8 sc, 2 in next, sc in 8 sc, drop color, insert hook in first l-ch and draw through a loop of White, ch 3. Cup this work so the right side is outside.

ROW 6: (Work this and all following rows through both loops of each st.) Working over color and starting end of White, covering them up,—make (2 dc in next sc, dc in next) twice, * 2 dc in next, holding final 2 loops on hook. Pull up color taut, drop White and draw color through 2 loops, dc in next sc, working over White and holding final 2 loops on hook. Draw up White taut, drop color, and pull White through 2 loops. Working over color, repeat from * 4 times. (2 dc in next sc, dc in next) twice, 2 dc in next sc, sl st in first 3-ch. At all times work over color not in use.

ROW 7: Ch 3, dc in next dc, 2 in next, (dc in next 2, 2 in next) twice, join color, dc in next color dc, * join White, dc in next, 2 in next, join color, dc in next color dc. Repeat from * 3 times. Join White, dc in next, 2 in next, (dc in 2, 2 in next) twice. Sl st in first 3-ch. At all times pull up yarn taut before making joining.

ROW 8: Ch 3, dc in next 2, 2 in next, (dc in 3, 2 in next) twice, join color, dc in next color dc, * join White, dc in 2 dc, 2 in next, join color, dc in next. Repeat from * 3 times. Join White, dc in 2, 2 in next, (dc in 3, 2 in next) twice, sl st in first 3-ch.

ROW 9: Ch 3, dc in next 3, 2 in next, (dc in 4, 2 in next) twice, join color, dc in next color dc, * join White, dc in next 3, 2 in next, join color, dc. Repeat from * 3 times. Join White, dc in 3, 2 in next, (dc in 4, 2 in next) twice sl st in first 3-ch.

ROW 10: Ch 3, dc in next 4, 2 in next, (dc in 5, 2 in next) twice, join color, dc in next color dc, * join White, dc in 4, 2 in next, join color, dc in next. Repeat from * 3 times. Join White, dc in 4, 2 in next, (dc in 5, 2 in next) twice, sl st in first 3-ch.

ROW 11: Ch 3, dc in next 5, 2 in next, (dc in 6, 2 in next dc) twice, join color, dc * join White, dc in 5 dc, 2 in next, join color, dc. Repeat from * 3 times. Join White, dc in 5, 2 in next, (dc in 6, 2 in next) twice. Sl st in first 3-ch. Cut off color.

ROW 12: Ch 3, dc in next 6, 2 in next, (dc in 7, 2 in next) 9 times. Sl st in first 3-ch.

ROW 13: Ch 3, dc in next 7, 2 in next, (dc in 8, 2 in next) 9 times. Sl st in first 3-ch.

ROW 14: Ch 3, 2 in same 3-ch, * dc in next 2, hdc in next, sc in next, sl st in next, sc in next, hdc in next, dc in next 2, 3 in next. Repeat from * around (10 scallops). Sl st in first 3-ch. Fasten off.

HANDLE: With color, ch 5, sc in first st. (ch 4, turn, sc in last sc) re repeated until there are 15 scallops on each side. Fasten off. Join White to last sc, * ch 3, sc in first scallop down side of braid, (ch 2, sc in next scallop) 14 times, ch 3, sc in next sc. Repeat from *. Fasten off.

Fold Basket flat, matching scallops exactly, with color stripes on front. Place front-down on an ironing board. Lay Handle right-side-down. Steam with a wet cloth and hot iron, then press. Fold Handle and sew ends over center scallops at top of Basket.

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