Lattice Top Fruit Pie Potholder


Materials: 

Worsted weight yarn, approx.:

2 oz off white or cream

1 oz dark red for cherry,

         dark blue for blueberry,

         light orange for peach

Size H (5.0 mm) crochet hook

Yarn Needle


Bottom Crust

Work Basic Circle in white for 6 rounds:

Rnd 1:            Ch 4, work 11 dc in first ch; join with sl st to 4th ch of beginning ch 4 – 12 sts

Rnd 2 & 3:       Ch 3 (( counts as first dc, now and throughout)), dc in same sp, 2 dc in next dc ((inc made)), inc in each dc around; join to 3rd dc of beginning ch 3 ((now and throughout)) – 48 dc

Rnd 4:                Ch 3, dc in same sp, dc in next 4 dc, * inc, dc in next 4 dc; repeat from * around ; join – 58 dc

Rnd 5:            Ch 3, dc in same sp, dc in next 5 dc, * inc, dc in next 5 dc; repeat from * around ; join – 68 dc

Rnd 6:            Ch 3, dc in same sp, dc in next 6 dc, * inc, dc in next 6 dc; repeat from * around ; join – 78 dc


Filling

Work basic circle (see bottom crust) with fruit color for 6 rounds, finish off – 78 dc.

 

Lattice Crust   With off white make dc strips:  2 long, 4 medium, 2 short

Long:              Ch 30, turn, dc in 4th st from hook, dc in each st across, finish off – 28 dc.

Medium:        Ch 27, turn, dc in 4th st from hook, dc in each st across, finish off – 25 dc.

Short:             Ch 17, turn, dc in 4th st from hook, dc in each st across, finish off – 15 dc.

 

Finishing

With wrong sides of white and fruit colored circles tog, weave white strips into lattice pattern and place against fruit colored circle with all wrong sides ((of stripes)) against the fruit color.  Working through all loops of all pieces join white at end of long strip, ch 2, dc in same st, 2 dc in 2nd st of same long strip, 2 dc in each st around, ((use 2 circle sts for each lattice strip:  *long strip, 3 circle sts, medium strip, short strip, 3 circle sts, short strip, medium strip, 3 circle sts* repeat all around)) , sl st to top of ch 3, finish off.

 

Loop

Ch 5, join with a sl st to form a ring.  Work 10 sc in ring; sl st to first sc, finish off.  Attach to outside sts of bottom crust behind finishing sts.



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