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Apple Hot Pad
Apple Hot Pad

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn Red (MC) 3 ozs, Green (CC) 1/4 oz

Crochet Hook Size H or 5.00 mm

Note: Make 2 and sew together.

Finished Size Approximately 9" x 11 ½"
Make 2
With MC, ch 6.

Rnd 1: (right side): 2 Sc in second ch from hook, sc in next 3 chs, 4 sc in last ch;
working in free loops of beginning ch , sc in next 3 chs, 2 sc in next ch; join with
slip st to first sc: 14 sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, 2 dc in next sc, dc in next 3 sc, 2
dc in each of next 4 sc, dc in next 3 sc, 2 dc in each of last 2 sc; join with slip st
to first dc: 22 dc.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, (sc, hdc) in same st, 2 dc in each of next 2 dc, dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in
each of next 4 dc, dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in each of next 2 dc, (hdc, sc) in last dc;
join with slip st to first sc: 32 sts.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same st, (sc, hdc) in next hdc, (hdc, dc) in next dc, 2 dc in each
of next 2 dc, dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in each of next 2 dc (dc, hdc) in next dc, (hdc,
sc) in next dc, 2 sc in next dc, (sc, hdc) in next dc, (hdc, dc) in next dc, 2 dc in
next dc, dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc  in each of next 3 dc, (hdc, sc) in next hdc, sc in last
sc; join with slip st to first sc: 48 sts.

Rnd 5: Hdc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in each of next 3 dc, dc in next 34 sts, 2 dc in each
of next 3 dc, 2 hdc in each of next 3 sts, sc in joining; join with slip st to first hdc:
57 sts.

Rnd 6: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc, now and throughout), hdc in same st and in next
hdc, dc in next 2 hdc, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in ext dc, 2 dc in next dc) twice, dc in
next 12 dc, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc) 6 times, dc in next 12
dc, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next dc, 2 dc in next st) twice, dc in next 2 hdc, hdc in
next 3 hdc, skip last sc; join with slip st to first hdc: 70 sts.

Rnd 7: Ch 2, hdc in same st and in next 2 hdc, (dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc) 3
times, dc in next 14 dc, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc) 5 times,
dc in next 14 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc) 3 times, hdc in next 4 sts, skip
last hdc; join with slip st to first hdc: 82 sts

Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in same st and in next 2 hdc, (dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next dc)
twice, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 20 dc, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next 2
dc, 2 dc in next dc) 6 times, dc in next 16 dc, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next dc, 2 dc
in next dc)3 times, dc in next 2 dc, hdc in next dc, sc in last 4 hdc; join with slip st
to first sc, finish off.

Sew the two hot pads together or crochet them together.

Stem and Leaf:

Treble Crochet (tr): yo twice, insert hook in ch indicated, yo and pull up a loop, (y
and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times.

Double Treble Crochet (dtr): yo 3 times, insert hook in ch indicated, yo and pull up
a lop, (yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) 4 times.

With right side facing, join CC with slip st in same st as joining; ch 11, sc in
second ch from hook, hdc in ch, dc in next ch, tr in next ch, dtr in next 4 chs, tr in
next ch, dc in last ch, sc in same st at base of ch-11, ch 10, dc in fourth ch from
hook, ch 3, slip st in top of dc just made, hdc in next 3 chs, sc in last 3 chs, slip st
in same st at base of ch-10; finish off.