Falling Leaves Potholders
Perfect for a Thanksgiving hostess gift or to sell at an autumn bazaar, these potholders are double thick for protecting hands and counter tops. Using single crochet, the gold leaf potholders is worked in rows from top to bottom. The red leaf potholder is worked in rows along each side of a starting chain. The two layers are then held together and crocheted around to join them.
Lion Brand Kitchen Cotton in the following colors and amounts: Gold Leaf Potholder: 120yds (110m) Cornmeal #257, 10yds (9m) Maize #186. Red Leaf Potholder: 120yds (110m) Hot Pepper #113. About 10yds (9 m) of dark brown fine cotton yarn for embroidering leaf details. Crochet hook size I-9 (5.5mm) or size needed to obtain gauge. Yarn needle.
MEASUREMENT: 10” (25.5cm) long x 6” (15cm) wide
GAUGE: 12 sc = 4”, 10 rows sc = 4” (10cm)
STITCHES USED: Chain st (ch), Slip st (sl st), Single crochet (sc).