Frilly Star Potholder

”Frilly Star Potholder


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Skill Level: Beginner
Gauge: Use recommended hook on yarn ballband/label.
Materials:

  • 1-2 ounces each in at least 2 colors of worsted weight cotton yarn
  • Size 5mm (H) crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Stitches Used:

  • 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

Round 1: With C1 ch4, 2dc in 4th ch from hook, * ch2, 3dc in same ch * 5 times, ch2. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch4. 18dc, 6 ch2sp Mark the 2nd st of each side.

Round 2: Round 2: ch3 (counts as a dc), dc in next 2 sts, * (2dc, ch2, 2dc in ch2 sp), dc next 3 sts * 5 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Fasten Off. 42dc, 6ch2 sp Mark the 2nd & 6th st of each side.

”Frilly Star Potholder

Round 3: With C2 join with a sc in any ch2 sp, 2sc in same sp, * (sc next 3 sts, fpdc around marked st from round 1, sc next 3 sts), 3sc in next ch2 sp * 5 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. Fasten off. 54sc, 6fpdc

Round 4: With C1 join with a sl st in any middle sc in any 3sc group, ch5 (counts as dc & ch2), dc in same st, * (dc next 9 sts), dc, ch2, dc in next st * 5 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch5. Fasten Off. 66dc, 6ch2 sp

Round 5: NOTE: The fpdc will be worked in marked sts of rnd 2 & the fpdc already there. With C2 join with a sc in any ch2sp, 2sc in same sp, * (sc next 3 sts [fpdc next st should be marked st, sc next st] 3 times, sc next 2 sts), 3sc in next ch2 sp * five times the ( ) once. Join with a sl st in 1st sc. Fasten off. 66sc, 18fpdc

Round 6: With c1 join with a sl st to any middle sc of 3sc group, ch5 (counts as a dc & ch2), dc in same st, * (dc next 13 sts), dc, ch2, dc in next st * 5 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch5. Fasten Off. 90dc, 6ch2 sp

Round 7: With C2 join with a sc in any ch2 sp, 2sc in same sp, * (sc in next 5, [fpdc next st, sc next st] 3 times, sc next 4), 3sc in next ch2 sp * 5 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. Fasten Off. 90sc, 18fpdc


Putting It Together

Place both pieces wrong side the side without the fpdc together. You will be working through both pieces.

Using either color join with a sc in any middle sc of 3sc group, ch10, sl st in 10th ch from hook (hanger made), sc in each st around. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. Fasten Off.


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