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Decorative Dish Hanger

Image of Picture of Decorative Dish Hanger Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This decorative hanger can be used as a plant hanger or a hanger for a candy dish. Actually you can probably come up with many useful ways of using this hanger. Let your imagination be your guide.
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Materials Needed
Small amount worsted weight acrylic yarn.
Size H/8 or 5mm aluminum crochet hook
1 wooden ring 1½" diam
Tapestry Needle

Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Gauge: 4sc=1"
Finished Size: 16" long
Skill Level: Beginner to intermediate

Instructions
RND 1: Ch4. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch5. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each of the next 2 chs. Sc in ring. *Ch4. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each of the next 2 chs. Sc in ring. Rep from * 3 times more. You should now have 5 "arms". Join w/slst to first ch of ch5.

On this round, you will work on each arm by first working on the base of each stitch then going around the tip of the arm to work on the top of each stitch of the arm. Treat the base of each sc as a stitch.

RND 2: Ch1. Dc in base of next sc. 2dc in base of next sc. Ch2. 2dc in next sc. Dc in next sc. Sc in next sc. Sk next sc. *Sc in next st. Dc in next st. Ch2. 2dc in top of next sc. Dc in next sc. Sc in next sc. Sk next sc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1.

RND 3: Slst to the first ch2 sp. Ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc in same sp. Ch1. *3dc, ch2, 3dc in next ch2 sp. Ch1. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 4: Ch3. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Dc, ch2, dc in next ch2 sp. Dc in each of the next 3 dc. 2dc in next ch1 sp. *Dc in each of the next 3 dc. Dc, ch2, dc in next ch2 sp. Dc in each of the next 3 dc. 2dc in next ch1 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 5: Ch3. Dc in each of the next 3 dc. Ch100. Dc in each of the next 6 dc. *Dc in each of the next 4 dc. Ch100. Dc in each of the next 6 dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off.

Join the long loops to the wooden ring in the following way.

RND 1: Join yarn to the ring and the first long loop. Work 3sc in wooden ring and through loop at the same time. Pick up next loop and repeat. Repeat this with each loop. Join w/slst to first sc.

RND 2: Ch1. 3dc in next sc. *Sc in next sc. 3dc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off.

Hanging Loop: Make a chain 15 chs long. Fasten off, tie to ring at opposite sides and weave ends to secure. Or you can attach an wire hanger to ring to make a stronger hanger.

Slip bowl or other dish inside hanger. Fill with candies or other little things. In the bathroom, you could put a basket inside filled with little soaps. In your craft room, you can put a dish inside filled with spools of thread or other small items that you need to keep handy. Have fun!

Design written on Thursday, February 21, 2002. Copyright ©2001 By Julie A. Bolduc p114010

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