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Santa Hot Pad
Santa Hot Mat

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn 2 oz Red, 1 oz each of Lt Pink and White
                                                     Small Amount of each Black and Dk Pink
Crochet Hook Size I or 9
Size Approximately: 11 1/2" Square

Pattern Notes: Join rnds with a sl st unless otherwise stated. To change colors in dc, work last dc before color change in working color until
last 2 lps before yo rem on hook, drop working color to ws, yo with next color, complete dc.

Pattern Stitches: Shell: (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in indicated sp or st.
     Beg Shell: (Ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in indicated sp or st.

Front:
Rnd 1: (rs): With red, ch 4, join to form a ring, ch 3 (counts as first dc throughout), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, 3 dc in ring, changing to light pink in last
dc, ch 2, (3 dc in ring, ch 2) twice, join in 3 rd ch of beg ch-3, fasten off light pink and red. (12 dc)

Rnd 2: With rs facing, attach red with a sl st in last light pink ch-2 sp made, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 1, shell in next sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next sp,
changing to light pink in last dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp, ch 1, shell in next sp, ch 1, 3 dc in same sp as beg ch-3, ch 2, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3,
fasten off light pink and red. (24 dc)

Rnd 3: With rs facing, attach red with a sl st in last light pink ch-2 sp made, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, * ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, shell in
next shell sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1*, 3 dc in next shell sp, changing to light pink in last dc, ch 2, 3 dc in same sp, rep from * to *, 3 dc
in same sp as beg ch-3, ch 2, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, fasten off light pink and red. (36 dc)

Rnd 4: With rs facing, attach red with a sl st in last light pink ch-2  sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, * ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) rep across to
next shell sp, shell in next shell sp, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) rep across to next ch -2 sp, 3 dc in next ch-2 sp*, changing to light pink in
last dc, ch 2, 3 dc in  same sp, rep crom * to *, ch 2, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, fasten off light pink and red. (48 dc)

Rnd 5-9: Rep rnd 4, fasten off at end of rnd 9. (108 dc at end of rnd 9)

Back:
Rnd 1: (RS): With red, ch 4, join to form a ring, ch 3(counts as first dc throughout), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, (3 dc in ring, ch 2) 3 times, join in 3rd ch of
beg ch-3.  (12 dc)

Rnd 2: Sl st in each of next 2 dc and in ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp, ch 1, (shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 1) rep around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.
(24 dc)

Rnd 3: Sl st in each of next 2 dc and in shell sp, beg shell in same sp, ch 1, * 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1**, shell in next shell sp, ch 1, rep from *
around, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (36 dc)

Rnd 4: Sl st in each of next 2 dc and in shell sp, beg shell in same sp, *ch 1, (3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) rep across to next shell sp**, shell in
next shell sp, rep from * around ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (48 dc)

Rnds 5-9: Rep rnd 4, fasten off at end of rnd 9. (108 dc at end of rnd 9)

Join Front and Back:
Holding front and back with ws tog and front facing, working through both thicknesses, attach red with a sl st in last pink ch-2 sp on rnd 9 of
front, ch 3, 3 dc in same sp, *5 dc in each ch-1 sp across to next shell sp, 9 dc in shell sp, 5 dc in each ch-1 sp across to next shell sp*, 4 dc
in shell sp, changing to white in last dc, 5 dc in same sp as beg ch-3, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, fasten off.

Eye: (make 2)
With black, ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join in beg sc, fasten off leaving 12" end for sewing. With white and tapestry needle, make a small
highlight st near center right of eye.

Nose:
With dark pink, ch 4, 11 dc in 4th ch from hook, join in 4th ch of beg ch-4, fasten off, leaving 12" end for sewing.

Mustache Half: (make 2):
With white, ch 16, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in each of next 2 chs, dc in each of 2 chs, 2 tr in next ch, 3 tr in next ch, 2 tr in
next ch, dc in each of next 2 chs, hdc in each of next 2 chs, sc in each of last 2 chs, fasten off, leaving 12" end of loose yarn for sewing.

Eyebrow: (make 2):
With white, ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, (2 sc in next ch, sc in next ch) twice, fasten off, leaving 12" end for sewing.

Pompom:
Rnd 1: With white, ch 4, ch 4, 11 dc in 4th ch from hook, join in 4th ch of beg ch-4.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, ch 3, (sc in next dc, ch 3) rep around, join in beg sc, fasten off, leaving 12" end for sewing.

Hat Trim:
Row 1: Ch 62, dc in 4th ch from hook and in each rem ch across, ch 1, turn, (60 dc, counting last 3 chs of foundation ch as first dc)

Rnd 2: Sc in first dc, (ch 3, sc in next st) rep across to last st, ch 3, (sc, ch 3) 3 times over side of last st, working across opposite side of
foundation ch, sc in first rem lp of foundation ch, (ch 3, sc in next rem lp) rep across to last st, ch 3, (sc, ch 3) 3 times over side of first dc, join
in beg sc, fasten off, leaving 36" end for sewing.

Finishing:
Using photo as a guide, sew pompom to top center of hat, sew hat trim to bottom edge of hat. Sew eyes, nose, mustache and eyebrows to
face.