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Mom's Christmas Tree
Potholder
Mom’s Christmas Tree Potholder

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn Small Ball Green, Small Amounts of Red, Yellow and colours
 For the bows.
Crochet Hook Size 8/H or 5.00 mm

Chain 23, sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each sc across, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, skip first sc, 1 sc in each sc to last sc, sl st in last sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Skip first sc, sc in each sc to last sc, ch 3 at end of row, turn.

Row 4: Sc in 2nd sc from hook and in each sc to last sc, ch 3, turn.

Row 5: Sc in 2nd sc from hook and in each sc to end, ch 1, turn.

Row 6: Skip 1st sc, sc in each sc to end, ch 1, turn.

Row 7: Sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each sc to end, sl st in last sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 8: Sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each sc to last sc, sl st in last sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 9: Sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each sc to end, ch 3, turn.

Row 10: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each sc to end, ch 3, turn.

Row 11: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each sc to end, ch 1, turn.

Row 12: Skip 1st sc, sc in each sc to end, sl st in last sc, turn.

Row 13: Sl st in 2nd sc, sc in each sc to end, sl st in last sc, turn.

Row 14: Sl st in 1st sc, sc in each sc to end, sl st in last sc, turn.

Row 15: Sc in each sc to end, ch 3, turn.

Row 16: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each sc to end, ch 3, turn.

Row 17: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each sc to end, turn.

Row 18: Ch 1, sl st in 2nd sc and in each sc to end, turn.

Row 19: Sl st in 2nd sc and in each sc to last sc, sl st in last sc, turn.

Row 20, 21 & 22: Sl st in 1st sc and in each sc to last, sl st in last, turn. Break yarn after 22nd row.
Finishing Tree: With right sides together join green in bottom right corner and sc across to bottom left corner, then break
yarn.
Sew back and front together about ½" from edge leaving the edges uneven.


Star: With yellow, ch 3.
Row 1: 5 sc in ring, sl st in first sc to join.

Row 2: (Ch 3, sc in second ch from hook, hdc in next ch, sl st in next sc) 5 times (makes 5 points on the star). Sew to the
top of the tree.

Decorations:
With red ch 100. Tack chain on tree as seen in pic. Using various odds and ends of yarn tie bows randomly to red chain.

Hanger: With red chain 20 and sew to back of tree for hanging.

This is my first pattern design so please excuse any mistakes but would appreciate input. I have more on the way and many
more in the future