Important Information: I have consolidated two patterns into this rewrite. The patterns where this one in it’s older horribly written version & ridged hotpad. The only difference between the two where the hanger that was used in the original version of this pattern.
Skill Level: Easy
Guage: Doesn’t matter
- 1-2 ounces in worsted weight cotton yarn
- Hook size 5mm (H) hook.
- Tapestry needle
- sl st – slip stitch
- ch – chain(s)
- sc – single crochet
- dc – double crochet
- fpdc – Yarn over, insert hook from front to back to front around post of corresponding stitch below, yarn over and pull up loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops, yarn over & pull through last 2 loops.
Link to front post stitches: http://www.redheart.com/how-to/articles/ultimate-guide-crochet-post-stitches
MAKE 2 OF PATTERN
Round 1: ch5 join with a sl st to 1st ch to make a loop. ch3, 15dc in ring. Join with a sl st in top of beg ch3 16dc
Round 2: ch3, dc in same as joining. fpdc in next st. * 2 dc in next st, fpdc in the next st * 7 times. Join with a sl st in top of beg ch3. 16dc, 8fpdc
Round 3: ch3, dc in same as joining. dc in next st. fpdc in next st. * 2dc in next st. dc in next st, fpdc in next st.* 7 times. Join with a sl st in top of beg ch3. 24dc 8fpdc
Round 4: ch3, dc in same as joining. dc in next 2 st. fpdc in next st. * 2dc in next st. dc in next 2 st, fpdc in next st.* 7 times. Join with a sl st in top of beg ch3. 32dc 8 fpdc
Round 5: ch3, dc in same as joining, dc in next 2 sts, 2dc in next st, fpdc in next st, * 2dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts, 2dc in next st, fpdc in next st * 7 times. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Finish Off. 48dc, 8fpdc
PUTTING IT TOGETHER
Round 6: Putting wrong sides together wrong sides is the sides WITHOUT the fpdc lining up fpdc and working through both pieces join with a sl st in the 4th st after a fpdc, sc in same st * sc in next 6 sts, 2dc in next st * 7 times then sc in next 6 sts. Join with a sl st to 1st sc.
Round 7: *sk 3 sts 9dc in next st, sk 3 sts, sl st in next st * 8 times. You will work the last sl st into the same st you sl st into when joining round 8. Finish Off. 72dc, 8 sl st