Light Bulb Potholder


Tools and Materials:

Worsted weight yarn, approximately:

            2.5 oz white

            .5 oz silver gray

            2 feet black

            1 foot bright yellow or orange

Crochet hook size H (5.00mm)

Yarn needle


Make 2

Work Basic Circle in white for 6 rounds, do not finish off:

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 

Row 7:           Ch 3, dec, dc in next 10 sts, dec, dc in next st, turn (14 dc)

Row 8:           Ch 3, dec twice, dc in next 4 sts, dec twice, dc in ch3, turn (10 dc)

Row 9:           Ch 3, dec, dc in next 4 sts dec, dc in ch 3, turn (8 dc)

Rows 10 & 11: Ch 3, dc in next 6 sts, dc in ch 3, turn (8 dc)

Finish off

Row 12:         Join silver gray with sl st in last dc of row 11, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 6 sts, sc in ch 3, turn (8 sc)

Rows 13 – 15: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 6 sts, sc in ch 3, turn (8 sc)

Row 16:         Sc in same st, dec, sc in next 4 sts, dec, sc in next sc, turn (6 sc)

Row 17:         Ch 1, sc in same st, dec twice, sc in next st (4 sc)

Finish off


Stitching (both pieces):

Edging: 

Place both pieces together, right sides out

Join white to white where it touches the gray and sc around the white bulb, cut off

Join gray to white and sc around the gray base, sl st to 1st white edging st

Finish off

Weave in any ends

 

Hanging Ring: 

With gray ch 5 join with a sl st fo form a ring.  Work 10 sc in ring; sl st to first sc, finish off.  Attach loop using photo as guide for placement.



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