Taco Potholder


Materials:

Worsted weight yarn approximately:

2oz. chamois

2.5 yds dark brown

2.5 yds apple green

2.5 yds light orange

Size H (5.00mm) crochet hook

Yarn needle


SHELL

Work 8 rounds of basic circle in chamois, 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

Rnd 7:            Ch 3, dc in same sp, dc in next 7 dc, * inc, dc in next 7 dc; repeat from * around ; join – 88 dc

Rnd 8:            Ch 3, dc in same sp, dc in next 8 dc, * inc, dc in next 8 dc; repeat from * around ; join – 98 dc


FILLINGS & FINISHING

Fold circle in half with wrong sides together. 

Join dark brown in first dc, and working through both loops of both halves: sc, hdc – 2 sts, sl st, sc – 2 sts, sl st, join green to brown, sl st, (3 dc), (3 dc), sc, (2hdc, sl st), join orange to green, sl st, 2 bouclé loops in each of the next 3 sts, sl st, join chamois to orange, sl st, sc – 6 sts, ch 7, join to first ch with sl st to form ring, 14 sc in ch, sl st to first sc, sc – 6 sts, sl st, join orange to chamois, sl st, 2 bouclé loops in same st, 2 bouclé loops in each of next 2 sts, join green to orange, sl st, (2 hdc), sc, (3dc), (3dc), sl st, join brown to green, sl st, sc – 6 sts, sl st in end st, finish off.

 

Bouclé Loop
Insert hook in next st, swing 3rd & 4th fingers of non-hook hand forward under yarn, then back against the yarn so that a loop is formed over these fingers draw a loop through the st pulling it over top of 3rd finger, yarn over, draw through 2 loops, slip fingers out of the loop, fold loop forward to front of piece



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