DROPS / 170 / 20

Quite a Pear! by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS pear pot holders in "Paris".

DROPS design: Pattern no w-607
Yarn group C or A + A
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Materials (for 2 pot holders):
DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio
100 g color no 17, off white
100 g color no 39, pistachio
50 g color no 25, moss green
Some left-over yarn color no 44, brown

One pot holder weighs approx. 70 g.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm/E/4 – or size needed to get 18 dc = width 10 cm / 4''.

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CROCHET TIP:
Round beg with ch 1, this comes in addition and does not replace first sc, finish with 1 sl st in ch.
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POT HOLDER:
Work 4 ch on hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 with off white and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. Continue to work from ch-ring, work 19 ch, turn and work 1 sc in second ch from hook, work 1 sc in each of the next ch 5, work 1 hdc in each of the next ch 4, work 1 dc in each of the next 8 ch, work 8 dc around ch-ring, then work on the under side of ch-row: Work 1 dc in bottom edge of every dc, 1 hdc in bottom edge of every hdc and 1 sc in bottom edge of every sc, finish with 1 sl st in first sc = 6 sc, 4 hdc, 8 dc on each side of ch-row, 8 dc around ring.

ROUND 1:
Work 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, 1 hdc in every hdc, 1 dc in each of the next 8 dc, 2 tr in every dc around circle, 1 dc in every dc, 1 hdc in every hdc, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in last sc, finish with 1 sl st = 7 sc, 4 hdc, 8 dc on each side of ch-row, 16 tr around ring. REMEMBER THE CROCHET GAUGE!
ROUND 2:
Work 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sc, 1 hdc in every hdc, 1 dc in each of the next 8 dc, * 1 tr in first tr, 2 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* 8 times in total, 1 dc in every dc, 1 hdc in every hdc, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in last sc, finish with 1 sl st = 8 sc, 4 hdc, 8 dc on each side of ch-row, 24 tr around ring.
ROUND 3:
Work 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 6 sc, 1 hdc in every hdc, 1 dc in each of the next 8 dc, * 1 tr in each of the first 2 tr, 2 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* 8 times in total, 1 dc in every dc, 1 hdc in every hdc, 1 sc in each of the next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in last sc, finish with 1 sl st = 9 sc, 4 hdc, 8 dc on each side of ch-row, 32 tr around ring.
ROUND 4:
Work 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 7 sc, 1 hdc in every hdc, 1 dc in each of the next 8 dc, * 1 tr in each of the first 3 tr, 2 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* 8 times, 1 dc in every dc, 1 hdc in every hdc, 1 sc in each of the next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in last sc, finish with 1 sl st = 10 sc, 4 hdc, 8 dc on each side of ch-row, 40 tr around ring.
ROUND 5:
Switch to pistachio. Work 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 8 sc, 1 sc in each of the 4 hdc, 1 sc in each of the 8 dc, *1 sc in each of the first 4 tr, 2 sc in next tr *, repeat from *-* 8 times, 1 sc in each of the 8 dc, 1 sc in each of the 4 hdc, 1 sc in each of the next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in last sc, finish with 1 sl st = 23 sc on each side of ch-row, 48 sc around ring.
ROUND 6:
Work 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 9 sc, 1 hdc in each of the next 4 sc, 1 dc in each of the next 8 sc, *1 tr in each of the first 5 sc, 2 tr in next sc *, repeat from *-* 8 times, 1 dc in each of the next 8 sc, 1 hdc in each of the next 4 sc, 1 sc in each of the next 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in last sc, finish with 1 sl st = 12 sc, 4 hdc, 8 dc on each side of ch-row, 56 tr around ring.

Work another pot holder, now work pot holder in pistachio.

CROCHET TOG:
Place 2 pot holders on top of each other WS against WS, and crochet them tog as follows: 1 sl st at the top of pear, 20 ch, 1 sc in next sc, in sc in every st, finish with 20 sc around ch-space and 1 sl st in first sc.

LEAF:
Work 14 ch with moss green, turn and work 1 sc in second ch from hook, 1 sc in next st, 1 hdc in each of the next ch 2, 1 dc in each of the next ch 2, 1 tr in next ch, 1 dc in each of the next ch 2, 1 hdc in each of the next ch 2, 1 sc in next ch, 2 sc in next sc, then work on the under side of ch as follows: 1 sc in next ch,
1 hdc in each of the next ch 2, 1 dc in each of the next ch 2, 1 tr in next ch, 1 dc in each of the next ch 2, 1 hdc in each of the next ch 2, 1 sc in each of the last ch 2, fasten off.

STRAP AND STEM:
Work 27 ch with brown, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each of the next ch 2, work 1 leaf to stem with 1 sc through 1 st on leaf and 1 ch on stem, work 1 sc in each of the remaining ch, place the stem into a ring fasten with 1 sl st through all layers (both pot holder and stem). Fasten off. Embroider two seeds with brown - see photo.

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