DROPS Extra / 0-739

DROPS Extra 0-739 by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS heart potholder for Christmas in "Muskat".

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DROPS design: Pattern no R-577
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For 2 potholders:

Materials: DROPS MUSKAT from Garnstudio
100 g colour no 12, red
100 g colour no 41, bordeaux
50 g colour no 06, light pink
50 g colour no 08, off white

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 3 mm – or size needed to get 22 sts x 11 rows = 10 x 10 cm.

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HEART POTHOLDER:
Crochet one front and one back and then crochet these two tog to make a potholder with a lace edge.

FRONT:

CROCHET SQUARE WITH FLOWER:
Crochet 8 ch on hook size 3 mm with light pink and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: 3 ch (= 1 tr), 2 tr in ch-ring, * 6 ch, 1 dc at the top of the last tr made, 3 tr in ch-ring *, repeat from *-* a total of 7 times and finish with 6 ch, 1 dc in the last tr made and 1 sl st in third ch from beg of round = 8 ch-loops with 3 tr between each. Cut the thread.
ROUND 2: Switch to off white. 1 dc in next tr (2nd tr of the 3 tr), * 12 tr in ch-loop (= 1 leaf), skip 1 tr, 1 dc in 2nd tr of the 3 next tr *, repeat from *-* the entire round and finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round. Cut the thread (= 8 leaves with 1 dc between each).
ROUND 3: Switch to red. Fold the leaves towards you and crochet at the back of the flower as follows: 1 ch, * 5 ch, 1 dc in next dc between 2 leaves, 3 ch, 1 dc in next dc between 2 leaves *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times but finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round (instead of 1 dc in next dc).
ROUND 4: 1 sl st in first 5-ch-loop, 3 ch (= 1 tr), 2 tr + 3 ch + 3 tr in the same ch-loop, 3 tr in 3-ch-loop, * 3 tr + 3 ch + 3 tr in 5-ch-loop, 3 tr in 3-ch-loop *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with 1 sl st in third ch from beg of round (= 9 tr along each side and 3 ch in each corner).
ROUND 5: 4 ch (= 1 tr + 1 ch), skip 1 tr (2nd of 3), 1 tr in next tr (3rd of 3), 1 ch, * in the ch-loop in the corner work 1 tr + 3 ch + 1 tr, (1 ch, 1 tr in next tr, skip 1 tr), repeat from (-) a total of 5 times, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, in the ch-loop in the corner work 1 tr + 3 ch + 1 tr, repeat from (-) a total of 3 times and finish with 1 ch and 1 sl st in third ch from beg of round (= 7 tr with 1 ch in between along each side + 3 ch in each corner).
ROUND 6: 3 ch (= 1 tr), continue working 1 tr in each ch and 1 tr in each tr and in the 3-ch-loop in each corner work 1 tr + 3 ch + 1 tr, finish the round with 1 sl st in third ch from beg of round (= 15 tr along each side and 3 ch in each corner).
ROUND 7: 3 ch (= 1 tr), continue working 1 tr in each tr and 1 tr + 3 ch + 1 tr in the 3-ch-loop in each corner, finish the round with 1 sl st in third ch from beg of round (= 17 tr along each side and 3 ch in each corner). Cut the thread.
ROUND 8: Switch to bordeaux and crochet as round 7 (= 19 tr along each side and 3 ch in each corner). Cut the thread.
ROUND 9: Switch to red and start with 1 sl st in the ch-loop in one corner. 3 ch, 1 tr in first ch, skip 1 tr, 1 dc in next tr, * 3 ch, 1 tr in first ch, skip 1 tr, 1 dc in next tr *, repeat from *-* a total of 9 times but finish last time with 1 dc in ch-loop in the corner (instead of 1 dc in next tr). Repeat from *-* along the next side of the square. Cut and fasten the thread, now there is a lace edge along 2 sides of the square.

HEART ARCH:
ROW 1 (=WS): Start from the wrong side along one of the sides with lace edge and crochet with light pink as follows: 1 dc in 7th tr from the edge (i.e. in tr from 8th round of the square), 2 ch, skip 1 tr, 1 dc in next tr, 3 ch, skip 1 tr, 1 dc in next tr, 2 ch, skip 1 tr, 1 dc in next tr, turn piece ( there are now 6 tr left on the row before the corner).
ROW 2 (= RS): Crochet 10 tr in 3-ch-loop and finish with 1 dc in next tr from 8th round of the square (there are now 5 tr left on the row before the corner). Cut the thread and turn piece.
ROW 3: Switch to off white, 1 ch, 1 dc in each of the 10 tr, 1 dc in dc from 1st row, (= 1 ch + 11 dc), 1 dc in next tr from 8th round of the square. Switch to red, 2 ch, skip 1 tr from 8th round of the square, 1 dc in next tr (there are now 3 tr left on the row before the corner, turn piece.
ROW 4 (= RS): * 1 tr in next dc, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 11 times and finish with 1 tr in last dc, skip 1 tr from 8th round of the square, 1 dc in next tr, 1 sl st in next tr from 8th round of the square (there are now 3 tr left on the row before the corner, turn piece.
ROW 5: 1 dc in first tr on arch, continue to work as follows: * 1 dc in ch, 1 dc in next tr *, repeat from *-* a total of 11 times, finish with 1 dc in last tr on arch and 1 sl st in next tr from 8th round of the square (there are now 2 tr left on the row before the corner). Cut the thread. Switch to bordeaux, 2 ch, skip 1 tr from 8th round of the square, 1 dc in last tr and turn piece.
ROW 6: continue to crochet along the arch as follows: 1 tr in first dc, * 2 tr in next dc, 1 tr in next dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 11 times = 34 tr, 1 ch, skip 2 tr, 1 sl st in last tr from 8th round of the square. Crochet 2 ch, 1 sl st in ch-ring in the corner of the square and turn piece.
ROW 7: Work 1 tr in each of the 34 tr along the arch, 1 tr in last dc, finish with 1 sl st in ch-loop in the corner. Cut and fasten all the threads.

Crochet another heart arch along the other side of square with lace edge – remember to work 1st row from WS.

BACK:

CROCHET SQUARE WITHOUT FLOWER:
Crochet 8 ch on hook size 3 mm with red and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: 3 ch (= 1 tr), continue to work 23 tr in ch-ring, finish with 1 sl st in third ch from beg of round.
ROUND 2: 1 ch (= 1 dc), * 5 ch , skip 2 tr, 1 dc in next tr, 3 ch, skip 2 tr, 1 dc in next tr *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times but finish with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round (instead of 1 dc in next tr).
ROUND 3: 1 sl st in first 5-ch-loop, 3 ch (= 1 tr), 2 tr + 3 ch + 3 tr in the same ch-loop, 3 tr in 3-ch-loop, * 3 tr + 3 ch + 3 tr in 5-ch-loop, 3 tr in 3-ch-loop *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with 1 sl st in third ch from beg of round.
ROUND 4: 4 ch (= 1 tr + 1 ch), skip 1 tr, 1 tr in next tr, 1 ch, * in the ch-loop in the corner work 1 tr + 3 ch + 1 tr, (1 ch, 1 tr in next tr, skip 1 tr), repeat from (-) a total of 5 times, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, in the ch-loop in the corner work 1 tr + 3 ch + 1 tr, repeat from (-) a total of 3 times and finish with 1 ch and 1 sl st in third ch from beg of round.
ROUND 5: 3 ch (= 1 tr), continue working 1 tr in each ch and 1 tr in each tr and in the 3-ch-loop in each corner work 1 tr + 3 ch + 1 tr, finish round with 1 sl st in third ch from beg of round = 15 tr along each side and 3 ch in each corner.
ROUND 6: 3 ch (= 1 tr), continue working 1 tr in each tr and 1 tr + 3 ch + 1 tr in the 3-ch-loop in each corner, finish round with 1 sl st in third ch from beg of round = 17 tr along each side and 3 ch in each corner. Cut the thread.
ROUND 7: Switch to bordeaux and crochet as round 6 = 19 tr along each side and 3 ch in each corner. Cut and fasten the threads.

HEART ARCH:
Work as heart arch on front but crochet the first 5 rows with red and the last 2 rows with bordeaux. Cut and fasten all the threads.

CROCHET TOG FRONT AND BACK:
Place the 2 potholders on top of each other WS against WS. Crochet on hook size 3 mm with red as follows – start from RS in the ch-loop in the corner between the 2 heart arches (and crochet at the back of the lace edge):
ROUND 1: 1 sl st in the ch-loop in the corner, 16 ch (= loop for hanging), 1 sl st in the same ch-loop. Continue to work 1 dc in each st all the way around – NOTE: Work through the entire st and both layers at the same time, finish the round with 1 sl st in first sl st from beg of round.
ROUND 2: Switch to off white and work 2 ch, 1 dc in first ch, 1 dc in next sl st (in the sl st you fastened the loop for hanging), * 2 ch, 1 dc in first ch, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* all the way around and finish with 1 sl st in first ch from beg of round (instead of 1 dc in next st). Cut and fasten the threads.

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