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Linked Bumps Pencil Cup

Linked Bumps Pencil Cup Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This pencil cup pattern is made with an empty plastic dry powder drink mix container and uses the bump stitch you can find in the stitches section of the reference area. The pencil cup is fast and easy to make and would make a great addition to any office or desk.
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Materials Needed
1 Ball, 2oz Aunt Lydia's Shimmer Fashion yarn in Lt Linen.
1 empty Crystal Light or other container for dry powder drink mix.
Size G/6 or 4mm aluminum crochet hook
Fine yarn needle for weaving in ends

Yarn Thickness: 3mm
Gauge: 6dc 1"
Finished Size: 3"x4½"
Skill Level: Beginner

Instructions
RND 1: Ch8. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3. 19dc in ring. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 2: Ch3. Dc in same st as slst. 2dc in each dc around. Join w/slst top of ch3.

RND 3: Ch1. Sc in same st as slst. Sc in each dc around. Join w/slst to first sc.

RND 4: Working on the back posts, ch1, Sc in each sc around. Join w/slst to first sc.

RND 5: Ch1. Sc in same st as slst. Ch3, dc in 3rd ch from hook. (bump stitch made) Sk 2 sc. *Sc in next sc. Ch3, dc in 3rd ch from hook. Sk next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first sc.

RND 6: Slst in each of the next 2chs of the first bump stitch. Slst into the ch3 sp of the same bump stitch. 2sc in same sp. Ch1. *2 sc in next ch3 sp of next bump stitch. Ch1. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first sc.

RND 7: Slst in next sc and in next ch1 sp. Ch1, sc in same sp. ch3, dc in 3rd ch from hook (bump stitch made). *Sc in next ch1 sp. Ch3, dc in 3rd ch from hook. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first sc.

RND 8-17: Rep RNDs 6&7 consecutively.

RND 18: Rep RND 6.

RND 19: Ch1. Sc in same st as slst. Sc in next sc. Sc in next ch1 sp. *Sc in each of the next 2 sc. Sc in next ch1 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first sc. Fasten off and weave ends into back of work. Slip work over bottom of plastic container. The cover is removable so it can be washed. You can secure it with hot glue at the top of the rim if you like.

Design written on Sunday, June 27, 2010. Copyright ©2010 By Julie A. Bolduc f117004

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This free crochet pattern is for personal use only and is not to be resold. This pattern is for personal use only and not to be resold.