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Easter Egg Hot Pad
Lion Brand® Lion® Cotton
Pattern Number: BK4K-0604004 This cheerful hotpad can also be used as a holiday potholder

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
Approximately 9 in x 8 in [23 x 20 cm]

PUBLISHED IN: By Kids, For Kids


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

760-098 Lion Cotton Yarn: Natural

A soft natural cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.99
Note: (A)

760-298 Lion Cotton Yarn: Sherbet Swirl Pink, pale lemon, lime green, and soft light blue.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.99
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65


Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45

GAUGE:
10 sc x 10 rows = 4 in [10 cm x 10 cm] When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
Potholder is worked with 3 strands of yarn held together throughout.

Wind yarn into three separate balls.

When starting the colored yarn, match the three strands so that the points where the color changes on each strand is the same as the others.


INSTRUCTIONS



HOT PAD
With larger hook and 3 strands of (A) held together, ch 7, turn.
Row 1: Sc in second chain from hook and each ch across.

Ch 1, turn.

Rows 2-6: 2 Sc into first sc, sc into each sc across until 1 sc remains, 2 sc into last sc, ch1, turn - 16 st in row 6
Row 7-10: Change to 3 strands of (B), Sc in each sc, ch1, turn
Row 11: 2 Sc into first sc, sc into each sc across until 1 sc remains, 2 sc into last sc, ch1, turn - 18 st
Row 12: Sc in each sc, ch1, turn
Row 13-14: Change to 3 strands of (A) Sc in each sc, ch1, turn
Row 15: 2 Sc into first sc, sc into each sc across until 1 sc remains, 2 sc into last sc, ch1, turn - 20 st
Row 16: Sc in each sc, ch1, turn.
Row 17-18: Change to 3 strands of (B) Sc in each sc, ch1, turn
Row 19: Sc2tog sc 16 sc2 tog - 18 sts.

ch1, turn
Row 20: Sc3tog, sc 12, sc3tog - 14 sts.

ch 1, turn
Row 21: Sc3tog, sc 8, Sc3tog - 10 sts.

ch1, turn
Row 22: Sc3tog, sc 4, sc3tog - 6 sts.

Fasten off

EDGING
With smaller hook and one strand of (A), and starting at one end of the egg Ch1, sc in first sc, then sc around edge, inserting hook about every 1/2 in (.5 cm).

Work evenly around entire edge of potholder.

Fasten off, weave in ends

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together
sc3tog = single crochet 3 together


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