CHRISTMAS TREE POTHOLDER
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Christmas Tree Potholder
Materials: Cotton 4 ply 2 1/2 oz White & Small Amount Green,
Red, Yellow, Gold
Crochet Hook Size G
Approximate Size 7" Square
Notes: When changing colors always drop yarn to wrong side of
work. Work over dropped color across to next section of same
color. Fasten off colors when no longer needed.
Row 1: With white, ch 26, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch
across, turn (25 sc)
Rows 2-27: Ch 1, sc in each st across changing colors
according to graph, turn. At end of last row, do not turn.
Row 28: Working around outer edge, ch 1, sc in end of each row
and in each st around with 3 sc in each corner, join with sl st in
first sc, fasten off.
Row 1: Repeat same row of front.
Row 2-27: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. At end of last row, do
Row 28: Repeat same rnd of front.
With green, using outline stitch embroider tree trunk as shown
With yellow, using outline sitch, embroider garland using photo
as a guide for placement.
With red, using French knot, embroider 10 sts randomly spaced
With gold using straight stitch, embroider 3 stitches at top of
Holding back and front wrong sides together, matching sts, with
2 strands of red held together, whipstitch around outer edge,
working over sts of rnd 28 as shown.
For hanger, with white, ch 12, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 1,
24 sc in ring, join with sl st to first sc. Leaving 6" for sewing,
Sew to center top of potholder.
SEE GRAPH BELOW