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Vst Pencil Cup

Vst Pencil Cup Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This pencil cup is fast and easy to make. I made it in just over an hour. The only tedious part is weaving in all of the ends but to reduce that task, you could make it with all one color if you choose.
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Materials Needed
Worsted weight acrylic yarn in pale yellow
Worsted weight acrylic yarn in shaded blues.
Size H/8 aluminum crochet hook
Empty Crystal Light Container
Paper punch to make ¼" hole
Metal Yarn needle for weaving in ends

Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Gauge: 4dc = 1"
Finished Size: 5"x3"
Skill Level: Beginner

Special Stitch V Stitch (vst): Dc, ch1, dc in stitch indicated.

STEP1: Get cup ready: Punch 22 holes evenly spaced around rim of container. Set aside.

RND 1 With Blues: Ch4, 11dc in 4th ch from hook. Join w/slst to first dc.

RND 2: Ch3, dc in same st as slst. 2dc in each dc around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off blue. (22dc)

RND 3: Ch3, dc in each dc around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (22dc)

RND 4: Join yellow to same st as slst. Ch4, dc in same st as slst. Sk next st. *Vst in next st. Sk next st. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch4. Fasten off yellow.

RND 5: Join blues in same st as slst. Ch3. Dc in each dc around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off blues.
RND 6: Rep RND 4.
RND 7: Rep RND 5.
RND 8: Rep RND 4.
RND 9: Rep RND 5.
RND 10: Rep RND 4. Weave all ends in to back of work.

RND 11: Slip work onto pencil cup. Join blues through any hole in the pencil cup from the inside to the outside, then through the same st as slst. Sc in each dc and hole around, working through each hole and each dc at the same time. Join w/slst to first sc. Fasten off and weave ends into back of work.

Design written written on Tuesday, August 3, 2004. Copyright ©2004 By Julie A. Bolduc p117004

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