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Stacked Chains Pencil Cup

Stacked Chains Pencil Cup Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This pencil cup is made a bit differently from the other ones I have designed. I actually took the time to punch holes around the rim to make the crochet part permanent. It is made like the clutter bags I have designed in the past.
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Materials Needed
Small amounts of worsted weight acrylic yarn in 2 contrasting colors of your choice.
Empty Crystal Light container or plastic frozen juice concentrate container.
Paper Punch with ¼" hole punch.
Size I/9 or 5.5mm aluminum crochet hook
Yarn Needle for weaving in ends.

Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Gauge: 4sc=1"
Finished Size: 3"dx5"h
Skill Level: Intermediate

Instructions
Punch 17 holes evenly spaced around rim of container. Set aside.

RND 1: With dark color, ch5, join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch2. Work 16hdc in ring. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 2: Ch2. Hdc in same st as slst. 2hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2. Fasten off dark color.

RND 3: Join light color in same st as slst. Working around the post of each st from the back, sc in each st around. Join w/slst to first sc. Fasten off light color.

RND 4: Join dark color in same st as slst. Ch6, sk next st, sc in next st. Ch6. *Sk next st. Sc in next st. Ch6. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first ch of the first ch6. Fasten off dark color.

RND 5: Join light color in any ch6 lp. 2sc same lp and in each lp around. Join w/slst to first sc. Fasten off light color.

RND 6: Join dark color in any space between the 2sc groups. Not in the lp itself but between the lps. Ch6. *Sc in next space. Ch6. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first ch of the first ch6. Fasten off dark.

RND 7-12: Rep rnds 5& 6. Weave all ends through work at this point.

RND 13: Join to cup by working rnd 5 through the holes and lp at the same time. Make sure that the 2sc go through the each hole. Fasten off light and weave ends through work.

Design written written on Wednesday, February 19, 2003. Copyright ©2003 By Julie A. Bolduc p117002

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