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Free Crochet Leaf Potholder
Leaf Potholder or Hot Pad

Materials: For Potholder Crochet Cotton 100 yds Green and cream or colour you
prefer
For Hot Pad use Worsted Weight Yarn
Crochet Hook Size 8

Starting at A of diagram (below) with green, ch 21, dc in 4th st from hook, 1 dc in
each remaining st of chain, ch 5, turn.

Row 2: 1 dc in 4th st from hook, 1 dc in next st of ch (an increase of 1 solid mesh
at beginning of row), 1 dc in each dc, break thread.

Start at B, ch 21, dc in 4th st from hook, 1 dc in each remaining st of ch, ch 3
(counts as 1 dc in each row), turn.

Row 2: 1 dc in each dc, 1 trc in same space with last dc, work 2 more trc
working each trc into lower loop of previous st (an increase of 1 solid mesh at
end of row), ch 14, join to first dc of 2nd row of A, break thread.

Attach thread to first dc of 2nd row at B end of leaf, ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 6
dc, ch 2, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in each of next 13 dc, 1 dc in each of next 6 sts of ch, ch
2, skip 2 sts of ch, 1 dc in each of next 6 sts of ch, 1 dc in each remaining dc, ch
3, turn.

Row 4: 1 dc in each of the next 6 dc, ch 2, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in each of the next 7 dc,
ch 2, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in each of next 10 dc, ch 2, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in each of next 7
dc, ch 2, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in each of next 7 dc, ch 2, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in each of next
10 sts, ch 3, turn and work back and forth according to diagram, break thread.

With cream, work another section in same manner working all meshes solid.
With cream, crochet the 2 sections together with a row of sc. With cream make
a chain for hanging.