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Easter Egg Hot Pad
Lion Brand® Lion® Cotton
Pattern Number: BK4K-0604005 This cheerful hotpad can also be used as a holiday potholder

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Approximately 9 in x 8 in [23 x 20 cm]

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 Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60


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

GAUGE:
16 st x 24 rows = 4 in [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 3 strands of (A) held together, cast on 6
Row 1 Knit
Row 2, 4, 6,8, 10, 12 Knit
Row 3 Kfb, knit until there is one stitch remaining, kfb - 8 stitches
Row 5 Kfb, knit until there is one stitch remaining, kfb - 10 stitches
Row 7 Kfb, knit until there is one stitch remaining, kfb - 12 stitches
Row 9 Kfb, knit until there is one stitch remaining, kfb - 14 stitches
Row 11 Kfb, knit until there is one stitch remaining, kfb - 16 stitches
Row 13 Change to B Kfb, knit until there is one stitch remaining, kfb - 18 stitches
Rows 14-18, Knit
Row 19 Kfb, knit until there is one stitch remaining, kfb - 20 stitches
Row 20 Knit
Row 21 Change to A, Kfb, knit until there is one stitch remaining, kfb - 22 stitches
Row 22-24 k
Row 25 Kfb, knit until there is one stitch remaining, kfb - 24 stitches
Rows 26-32 Knit
Row 33 Change to B, K2tog, knit to end of row - 23 sts
Rows 34 -45 K2tog, knit to end of row .

On row 45, there will be 11 sts.
Row 46 K2tog , k, K2tog, K K2tog, K, K2tog - 7 sts Bind off, weave in ends

EDGING (optional)
With 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
approx = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
Kfb = knit in front and back of st
st(s) = stitch(es)


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