DROPS Extra / 0-792

3 Little Snowmen by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS pot holders with pattern for Christmas in "Paris".

DROPS Design: Pattern no: W-419
Yarn group C
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Measurements: approx. 21 x 20 cm

For 2 pot holders:
Materials: DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
100 g colour no 12, red
100 g colour no 17, off white
50 g colour no 15, black
50 g colour no 13, orange

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE SIZE 4 mm (40 cm) - or size needed to get 19 sts x 25 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 4 mm - for crochet border.

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Tags:

pattern type: potholders, pattern/technique: graphic, theme: christmas, kitchen,

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PATTERN:
See diagrams M.1A and M.1B.

FRENCH KNOT:
Bring the threaded needle from WS to RS in the st where the knot should be. Place the needle tip against piece and twine the loop tightly 2 times around the needle tip. Pull the needle through these loops so that there is a double knot on the thread. Insert the needle as close as possible to the st where the thread first came through (not in the exact same place, or it will pull back through) and fasten on the back - see Fig.1.
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POT HOLDER:
Worked in the round on circular needle. Cast on 74 sts on circular needle size 4 mm with off white. Insert 1 marker in the 1st st at beg of round and 1 marker in the 38th st (= side edges). Continue to work as follows: * 1 time diagram M.1A, 3 times diagram M.1B *, repeat from *-* a total of 2 times. Continue until diagram M.1A and M.1B have been worked 1 time vertically. Cast off with off white. Embroider French knots with black where there is a star in the diagram. Fold the pot holder so that the sts with markers are in the sides.

CROCHET BORDER:
Work the entire border with off white on hook size 4 mm. Work from RS through both layers. Start at the top in the left corner and crochet around the edge of the pot holder as follows:
ROUND 1: Crochet 1 dc in the corner, then crochet 1 dc in every st around the entire edge and finish with 14 ch for strap. Fasten the strap with 1 sl st in dc in the corner at beg of round.
ROUND 2: Work * 3 ch, 1 dc in the first of the 3 ch (= 1 picot), skip 2 dc, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* and finish with 14 dc around the strap and 1 sl st in sl st from previous round. Cut and fasten the thread.


Diagram

= red
= off white
= black
= French knot in black
= orange

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