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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Granny's Two-Color Heart Potholder



GRANNY’S TWO-COLOR HEART POTHOLDER
\(O)/ 2008 Georgiann Eikenbary
Sm amount Worsted Weight yarn in Pink, Red, Black, Off White, Blue, for the front section and Cornmeal Yellow for the back section
(Note: Can use red for center of heart to make the heart all red instead of two colors.)
Hook sz H
Special stitch: bk2lps = back loop plus the loop that’s just below this on back of work- (Going under the bklp together with this loop makes the stitches stronger.)
Front Section:
Rnd. 1: With Pink ch 4, join, ch 1, and in ring make sc, dc, 5 tr, 3 dc, 1 tr, 3 dc, 5 tr, dc, sl st to beg sc, ch 1, fasten off (20 sts in round)
Rnd. 2: Working in bk2lps only- Attach Red to sc in same st as joining, ch 1, sc in same st, dc in next st, 2 dc in ea of next 5 sts, dc in next 3 sts, (dc, tr, dc) all in next st, dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in ea of next 5 sts, dc in next st, join with sl st in next st, ch 1, fasten off (32 sts in round )
Rnd. 3: Attach Black to tr at bottom of heart, ch 2, hdc, ch 2, 2 hdc all in same tr, hdc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 3 sts, *(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc all in next st), hdc in next st, sc in next four sts, hdc in next st, dc in next st, sk one st, (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr all in next st, which is the sc at top dip of the heart), sk one st, hdc in next st, dc in next st, sc in next four sts, hdc in next st, repeat from *( ) once, hdc in next three sts, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next two sts, join with sl st to top of beg ch 2, ch 1, fasten off
Rnd 4: Attach Off White to first ch-2 sp after joining of last round, ch 3 (counts as first *dc), 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc all in same ch 2-sp, (sk next three sts, 3 dc in next st) two times, sk three sts, repeat from in next ch-2 sp* around, join with sl st to beg ch 3
Rnd 5: Attach Blue to any ch-2 sp, ch 3, (counts as first *dc), 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc all in same sp, )sk next three sts, 3 dc in sp between last sk st and next st) three times, repeat from in next ch-2 sp* around, join with sl st to beg ch 3, ch 1, fasten off
Back Section:
Rnd 1: With Cornmeal Yellow ch 4, join with sl st, ch 3, 2 dc, *ch 2, 3 dc
in ring, repeat from * twice more, end with ch 2, join with sl st to beg ch 3
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in next 2 sts, *2 dc in ch-2 sp, ch 2, 2 dc in same sp, dc in next 3 sts, repeat from * around, ending with last corner made, join with sl st to beg ch 3
Rnd 3: ch 3, dc in next 4 sts, *2 dc in ch-2 sp, 2 dc in same sp, dc in next 7 sts, repeat from * around, ending with dc in last 2 sts, join with sl st to beg ch 3
Rnd 4: ch 3, dc in next 6 sts, *2 dc in ch-2 sp, ch 2, 2 dc in same sp,
Dc in next 11 sts, repeat from * around, ending with dc in last 4 sts, join with sl st to beg ch 3
Rnd 5: ch 1, sc in same st as joining, sc in ea dc and 2 sc in ea
ch-2 sp, join with sl st to beg sc, ch 1, fasten off
JOINING BACK TO FRONT:
With front of potholder facing you, and both sections held with wrong sides together, join Black through any ch-2 sp tog with the first sc of matching st on corner of back section, ch 1, *sc through ch-2 sp tog through st on back of potholder, sc through same ch-2 sp tog through next sc of back section, sc tog through ea sc of front and back until you get to the next corner sp, repeat from * around, join with sl st to beg sc, ch 1, fasten off

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