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Lemon Potholder
Lemon Potholder

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn 2 ozs Yellow or 2 ozs Green to make a lime
Crochet Hook Size H or 5.00 mm

Back:
Ch 5, join with sl st to form a ring.

Rnd 1 (right side):Ch 3 (counts as first dc, now and throughout), 15 dc in ring; join with sl st to
first dc: 16 dc.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, 3 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc, 3 dc in next dc, 2 dc in each of next 2
dc, 3 dc in ext dc, dc in next 4 dc, 3 dc in next dc, 2 dc in last dc; join with sl st to first dc: 28 dc.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each of next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc, dc in next 6 dc, 3 dc in next
dc, 2 dc in each of next 6 dc, 3 dc in next dc, dc in next 6 dc, 3 dc in next dc, 2 dc in each of last
3 dc; join with slip st to first dc: 48 dc.

Rnd 4: Ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc) twice, dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in next
dc, (dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc) 5 times, dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next 2 dc, 2
dc in next dc) twice, dc in last 2 dc; join with slip st to first dc: 60 dc.

Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc) 11 times, dc in last 2
dc; join with slip st to first dc: 72 dc.

Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc) twice, dc in next 10
dc, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc) 5 times, dc in next 10 dc, 2 dc in next dc,
(dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc) twice, dc in last 2 dc; join with slip st to first dc: 84 dc.

Rnd 7: Ch 3, 2 dc in same st, hdc in next dc, sc in next 39 dc, hdc in next dc, 3 dc in next dc, hdc
in next dc, sc in next 39 dc, hdc in last dc; join with slip st to first dc, finish off: 88sts.

Front:
Work same as back; don not finish off, slip st in next dc.

Joining
With wrong sides together, front facing, matching sts, and working  through both loops of both
pieces, ch 3, 2 dc in same st, hdc in next st, sc in next 41 sts, hdc in next dc, 3 dc in next dc,
hdc in next dc, sc in each st around to last dc, hdc in last dc; join with slip st to first dc, slip st in
next dc, ch 8, slip st in first ch to form a ring, ch 1, 25 sc in ring; join with slip st to first sc, slip
st in same st as beginning ch-8; finish off.