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*POTHOLDER, STURDY SIX-SIDED (Size 7 1/2 "(c)
DESIGNED BY MARY DIXON
Donated to Crochet Partners by Sharon Devol,
the Designer's Granddaughter.
For information about reprints, see note below
This potholder is made out of Carpet Warp. Thicker and sturdier
than Cotton #10 thread, it is used as the backing for handmade
It may be more difficult for you to find because it isn't sold in
traditional craft stores. You CAN get it in stores with weaving
products and it is available through Mail Order from Halycon
Sharon says "If you can't find it you can try thick cotton string.
But the Carpet Warp works best."
Cotton Carpet Warp.
Steel Crochet Hook Size #6.
To begin, chain 6, sl st with first ch to form loop.
Ch 3, 11 dc in loop; sl st in top of first ch-3.
Ch 3, dc in top of first dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 1. *2 dc in each of
next two dc, ch 1.* Repeat between * until the circle is complete; sl
st in top of ch-3. There should be 24 stitches in this circle
Ch 3. *2 dc in first dc, dc in next two dc, then 2 dc in next dc, ch
1. Continue from * around circle, then sl st in top of ch3.*
Repeat between * until there are 10-14 rows, depending on desired
MAKE TWO COMPLETE PANELS; finish one panel leaving a 12" tail of
extra string. Then use a contrasting color and put the two panels
together with a sc through both panels' top dc; and 2 sc in each of
the ch spaces.
At the beginning point, attach last sc to first sc with sl st. Pick
up extra length and ch the two colors together to form loop of
desired length. Finish off and pull extra lengths between panels to
Do not reprint in any form without designer's permission. This
is an original design by Mary Dixon and is posted here with her
granddaughter's permission.. Please direct reprint requests to Sharon
Devol at Miss.Music@scvnet.com. (The e mail address was valid when
this pattern was posted. If it is no longer valid, please check one
of the internet search engines for an updated address.
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