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Flower Center Potholder

Image of Flower Center Potholder Designed by Julie A. Bolduc

This hexagonal potholder is 6½"in diameter from side to side. It has a raised 6 petal flower in the center, hence the name. It is a really easy pattern to make. It is meant to be wavy. Click here to download the PDF version.

Materials Needed:
Peaches & Creme worsted weight Yarn. In the following colors.
Pastel Delights Ombre
Cream
Tea Rose
Size H Aluminum Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle

Yarn Thickness: 3mm
Gauge: 5dc =1"
Finished Size: 6½" side to side and 7¼" point to point.
Skill Level: Beginner

Front
RND 1:With Tea Rose, CH6, join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3, 17 dc in ring. Join w/ slst to top of ch3. Fasten off.

RND 2: Join Pastel Delights. Sc in same st as join. Ch6, *sk 2 sts. Sc in next st. Ch6, rep from * around. Join w/slst in first ch of ch6.

RND 3: *2dc in both skipped sts keeping the ch6 lp in front. Sc in sc. Rep from * around join w/slst to first ch of first ch6 lp. Fasten off Pastel Delights. Leave the ch6 lps alone for now.

RND 4: Join cream yarn on first dc in RND 3. Ch3, 1 dc in next 3 dc. *Wk 1 dc, ch2, 1 dc in sc. 1 dc in next 4 dcs. Rep from * around. Wk 1 dc, ch1, 1 dc in last sc. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 5: Ch3, 1 dc in next 4 dc. 2 dc, ch2, 2dc in ch2 sp. *1 dc in next 6 dc. 2dc ch2, 2dc in ch2 sp. Rep from * around. 1 dc in next 2 dc. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 6: Ch3, 1dc in next 6 dc. Wk 2dc, ch2, 2dc in next ch2 sp. *1 dc in next 10 dc. 2dc, ch2, 2 dc in next ch2 sp. Rep from * around. 1 dc in next dc. Join w/stst in top of ch3.

RND 7: Ch3, 1dc in each of the next 8 dc. 2dc, ch2, 2dc in next ch2 sp. *1dc in each of the next 14dc. 2dc, ch2, 2dc in next ch2 sp. Rep from * around. End with 1 dc in each of the last 5 dc. Join w/slst in top of ch3.

Petals of Flower
Go back to RND 3. Work on the ch6 lps. Attach Pastel Delights. and *ch3, 9dc in ch6 lp, ch3, sc in same lp. Sc in next lp. Rep from * around. Sl st in first ch of ch3.

Back
With Tea Rose
Ch 6, join w/slst to first ch to form ring.
RND 1: Slst into ring. Ch3, dc in ring. Ch1. *2dc in ring. Ch1. Rep from * 4 times more. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 2: Ch3, dc in next st. *dc, ch2, dc in ch1 sp. 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 3: Ch3. 1dc in each of the first 2dc. *dc, ch2, dc in ch2 sp. 1 dc in next 4 dc. Rep[ from * around. Dc in last dc. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 4: Ch3. 1 dc in each of the first 3dc. *2dc, ch2,2dc in ch2 sp. 1 dc in each of the next 6 dc. Rep from * around. but 1dc in last 2dc. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 5: Ch3. 1 dc in each of the first 5 dc. *2dc, ch2, 2dc in ch2 sp. 1 dc in each of the next 10 dc. Rep from * around. But wk 1 dc in each of the last 4 dc. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 6: Ch3. 1 dc in each of the first 7 dc. * 2dc ch2, 2dc in ch2 sp. 1 dc in each of the next 14 dc. Rep from * around but wk 1 dc in each of the last 6 dc. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

Assembly
Work w/front facing you. With wrong sides tog, attach pastel Delights to any st through both pieces working on the inside lps. Work 1 dc in each st around. Join w/slst to first sc.

Design Written in May 1998 Copyright © 1998 by Julie A. Bolduc p102002

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