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Pompadour Pencil Cup

Pompadour Pencil Cup Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This pencil cup is actually a cover for an empty frozen juice container or a container from a powdered drink mix. Crystal Light container. It is made with Pompadour yarn and would be a great addition to any teenager's room! It would also make a great gift filled with treats for any occasion.
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Materials Needed
Small amounts Baby Sport Pompadour yarn in two colors. MC is main color. CC is contrasting color.
Empty plastic juice container. 5½" H x 2½" W
Size G/6 4.5mm aluminum crochet hook
Yarn needle for weaving in ends

Yarn Thickness 3mm
Gauge 4dc = ¾"
Finished Size: Fits a 5½"x2½" juice container
Skill Level: Beginner

NOTE: In this pattern, a sp is referred to the space between dc.

Instructions
RND 1: Ch4, join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3. work 17 dc in ring. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 2: Work between stitches in this round where indicated by sp. Ch3. Dc in next dc. 2dc in next sp. *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. 2dc in next sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 3: Slst into the next dc and into the next sp. Ch3. Dc in same sp. Sk next 2 dc. *2dc in next sp. Sk next 2 dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off MC.

RND 4: Join CC in sp bet 2dc groups. Ch3, dc in same sp. Sk next 2 dc. *2dc in next sp. Sk next 2 dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off CC.

RND 5: Join MC in sp be 2dc groups. Ch3. Dc in same sp. Sk next 2 dc. *2dc in next sp. Sk next 2 dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 6& 7: Slst in the next dc and in the next sp. Ch3. Dc in same sp. Sk next 2 dc. *2dc in next sp. Sk next 2 dc. rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. At the end of round 7. Fasten off MC.

RND 8: Join CC in sp bet 2dc groups. Ch3. 4dc in same sp, drop loop from hook, insert hook in top of ch3. Pick loop back up and draw through the top of ch3. Ch1. Beginning Popcorn made. Sk next 2 dc. 5dc in next sp, drop loop from hook, insert hook in first dc and then pick up dropped loop, draw loop through first dc. Ch1. Popcorn made. Sk next 2 dc. *Pop in next sp. Sk next 2 dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of first pop. Fasten off CC.

RND 9: Join MC in sp bet pop. Ch3. Dc in same sp. Sk next 2 dc. *2dc in next sp. Sk next 2 dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 10-11: Rep rnds 6-7. Fasten off MC.
RND 12: Rep rnd 4. Fasten off CC.
RND 13: Join MC in any sp bet dc groups. Ch1. Sc in same sp. Sk next 2 dc. *2sc in next sp. Sk next 2 dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off and weave all ends into back of work. Slip onto plastic container.

Design written written on Thursday, January 27, 2000. Copyright ©2000 By Julie A. Bolduc p117003

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