Posy Pot Holder Pattern

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Posy Pot Holder Pattern

A novel Hot Pot Holder to be crocheted of Enterprise Yarn. Firm, sturdy holders crocheted of this soft, fluffy yarn will give maximum protection from hottest pots and pans. They are most acceptable gifts and make fast selling bazaar items.

Here Puff Stitch in White forms a border for a plain crochet center in color.

MATERIALS: ENTERPRISE YARN—80 yds. White and 30 yds. color for the pair.

With White ch 26, 25 sc on chain. Ch 1, turn.
ROW 2: Sc in last sc, * 2 dc in next, holding final loops of each dc on hook YO and pull through all loops on hook at once (1 puff stitch made) sc in next sc, pulling it down tight, letting the ps puff out on back of work which will be the right side. Repeat from * across (12 puffs).
ROW 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in last sc, (sc in next puff, sc in next sc) repeat across (25 sc).
ROW 4: Repeat Row 2, ch 1, turn.
ROW 5: Sc in last sc (sc in puff, sc in sc) repeat once. Drop White at back, to pick up in next row. Join color through final 2 loops of last sc made, work over starting end of color covering it, sc in next 15 sts. Drop color on wrong side to pick up in next row. Join another end of White (sc in next sc, sc in puff) repeat once, sc in next sc, ch 1, turn.
ROW 6: Sc in last sc, (ps in next sc, sc in next sc) repeat once. Pick up color through 2 loops of last sc, drop White and work sc in next 15 sc, pick up White, drop color, sc in next sc, repeat from * to * twice. Ch 1, turn.
ROWS 7 to 21 INCLUSIVE: Repeat Rows 5 and 6 alternately ending with sc row having 15 sc in color with 5 sc each end in White. Ch 1, turn.
ROWS 22 to 25 INCLUSIVE: Repeat Rows 2 and 3 twice. Cut color and one end of White in Row 22.

EDGE: Ch 1, sc in last (corner) sc, ch 1, sc in same st (ch 1, sc in next sc row down side of holder) repeat to corner, sc, ch 1, sc in corner st (ch 1, sk 1 sc, sc in next) repeat across. Work second half of holder same as first. Sl st to first sc made.

FLOWERS: With White ch 6, join with sl st to form ring. (Ch 5, sl st in ring) repeat 6 times. Fasten off. Make 3 of these flowers. Ch 30 for stem. Fasten off ends. Sew flowers and stem to holder as illustrated.