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Crocheted Little House Potholder
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 90568AD This retro-style house potholder is both useful and decorative! Click here for the mushroom potholder pattern.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 7 in. (18 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

830-098 Cotton-Ease: Sand

Warm medium beige


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.69
Note: (A)

830-132 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Cactus

Warm olive green


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Note: (B)

830-125 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Hazelnut

Warm brown


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Note: (C)

830-099 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Almond

Cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.69
Note: (D)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.


INSTRUCTIONS



HOUSE (make 2)
With A, ch 25.


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 24 sts.


Rows 2-16: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.

Fasten off.



ROOF (make 2)
With B, ch 29.


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 28 sts.


Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 24 sts, sc2tog - 26 sts.


Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 22 sts, sc2tog - 24 sts.


Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 20 sts, sc2tog - 22 sts.


Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 18 sts, sc2tog - 20 sts.


Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 16 sts, sc2tog - 18 sts.


Row 7: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 14 sts, sc2tog - 16 sts.


Row 8: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 12 sts, sc2tog - 14 sts.


Row 9: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 10 sts, sc2tog - 12 sts.

Fasten off.



CHIMNEY (make 2)
With C, ch 7.


Row 1: Sc in 2nd chain from hook and each ch across - 6 sts.


Rows 2-4: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.

Fasten off.



WINDOW
With D, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around.

Fasten off.



DOOR
With C, ch 8.


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each of next 5 ch, work 4 sc in last ch; working along opposite side of foundation ch, sc in each ch to end.


Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each of next 7 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end.


Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each of next 8 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
With wrong sides of House pieces held tog, and working through both thicknesses, join A with a sl st anywhere along outside edge.

Work sc evenly spaced around to join pieces.

At end of rnd, join with sl st to beg sc.

Fasten off.

Sew a Chimney piece to each Roof piece.

With matching yarn, join 2 Roof/Chimney pieces in the same way House pieces were joined, leaving Roof unsewn along lower edge (Row 1).

Slip House between Roof pieces and sew in place.

Sew on Door and Window.

Join A with a sl st at one side of Roof.

Ch 12 (for hanging loop), then join with st st to beg ch.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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