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Afternoon Tea Cup and Saucer
Lion Brand® Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Cotton Hemp
Pattern Number: L10635 Throw a playtime tea party with this adorable set. Click here for the matching cake plates.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Tea Cup About 3 in. (7.5 cm) diameter Saucer About 3 1/2 in. (9 cm) diameter

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

5700-530 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Cotton Hemp Yarn: Picnic Green

Dusty mint green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.49
Note: (A)

5700-546 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Cotton Hemp Yarn: Heather Flower

Magenta pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.49
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size E-4 (3.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.30


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
16 sc + 18 rnds = about 4 in. (10 cm). EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL TO THIS PROJECT.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
1. To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over.

Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops to complete st.

Fasten off old color.
2. Rnd 4 of the Tea Cup is worked through the back loops; all other rnds are worked through both loops.
3. Tea Cup Handle is worked as a tube in continuous rnds then sewn to Tea Cup.


INSTRUCTIONS



TEA CUP
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

Place a marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 4: Working through back loops only, sc in each st around.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnds 8-11: Sc in each st around.

Change to B.
Rnd 12: With B, sc in each st around.
Fasten off.



HANDLE
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Sc in each st around.
Rep Rnd 2 until piece measures about 3 in.

(7.5 cm) from beg.
Fasten off.



SAUCER
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.

Place a marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts; rep from * around - 42 sts.

Change to B.
Rnd 8: With B and working through front loops only, *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts; rep from * around - 48 sts.
Rnd 9: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 7 sts; rep from * around - 54 sts.

Fasten off.



Make a second Tea Cup and Saucer, switching colors A and B.



FINISHING
Sew Handle to Tea Cup.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
t-ch = turning chain
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
bpdc = Back Post double crochet
ch(s) = chain(s)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over
ch(s) = chain(s)
sc = single crochet
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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