Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Pot Holder / Hot Pad
Lion Brand® Lion® Cotton
Pattern Number: ckc-pot This is a great beginning project -- the hotpad is luxuriously thick and won't develop thin spots like store-bought potholders!

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
8 1/4 inches x 8 1/4 inches

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

760-098 Lion Cotton Yarn: Natural

A soft natural cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.99

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

GAUGE:
5 sc = 2 inches; 8 rows = 3 inches. 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



POTHOLDER: With 3 strands of yarn held together, ch 21.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across (20 sc).

Ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Sc in each sc across.

Ch 1, turn.

Rep Row 2 until piece measures 8" from beg.
Last Row: Sc in each sc across, end (ch 10, sl st in last sc made) for loop.

Do not fasten off.
Edging Row: Ch 1, sc in same space as last sl st, then sc in each row-end st along the side of potholder to next corner, 3 sc in corner, sc in each st of starting ch to next corner, 3 sc in corner, sc in each row-end st along opposite side edge of potholder.

Fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
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
approx = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
fpsc = front post single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
yo = yarn over


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