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Afternoon Tea by DROPS Design

Knitted potholders with broken moss stitch and in-laid loop. The piece is worked in DROPS Safran.

DROPS Design: Pattern no e-283
Yarn group A
Measurements: approx. 20 x 20 cm
DROPS SAFRAN from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group A)
50 g colour 17, white
50 g colour 06, denim blue

The piece can also be knitted with yarn from:
"Alternative yarn (Yarn group A)" – see link below.

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm) SIZE 3 MM – or the size needed to get 24 stitches and 32 rows stocking stitch on 10 cm in width and 10 cm in height.


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100% Cotton
from 1.15 £ /50g
DROPS Safran uni colour DROPS Safran uni colour 1.15 £ /50g
Wool Warehouse Direct Ltd
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You can get the yarn to make this pattern from 2.30£. Read more.

Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.

RIDGE/GARTER STITCH (worked in the round):
1 ridge = 2 rounds. Knit 1 round and purl 1 round.

ROUND 1 (white): * Knit 1, purl 1 *, work from *-*
ROUND 2.(denim blue): Knit
ROUND 3 (white): * Purl 1, knit 1 *, work from *-*
ROUND 4 (denim blue): Knit
Repeat these 4 rounds.

ROUND 1 (denim blue): * Knit 1, purl 1 *, work from *-*
ROUND 2 (white): Knit
ROUND 3 (denim blue): * Purl 1, knit 1 *, work from *-*
ROUND 4 (white): Knit
Repeat these 4 rounds.


The potholders are worked in the round with circular needle and sewn together to finish. There are 2 different colour schemes.

Cast on 96 stitches with circular needle size 3 mm and denim blue. Work 2 RIDGES - see description above. Insert 1 marker thread at the beginning of the round. Change to white and work pattern - read BROKEN MOSS STITCH 1. When the piece measures approx. 19 cm; adjust so that the last round work was in white, change to denim blue and work 1 ridge. Then work the in-laid loop as follows: Knit until there are 2 stitches left at the end of the round, cast on 20 new stitches, knit the last 2 stitches together. Turn the piece so that the wrong side faces outwards, cast off from the wrong side with knit over all stitches. Turn the piece again so the right side faces out. Fold the potholder so that it lies flat with the loop at the side of the piece. Sew the potholder together along the cast-off edge and along the cast-on edge with small neat stitches - sew in the stitch-loops which are towards the inside of both sides so that the seam is flat. Cut and fasten strand.

Work 1 more potholder in the same way, but when working pattern use BROKEN MOSS STITCH 2.

Comments (6)

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Bente Beith 12.12.2018 - 16:55:

Hallo, reichen die 100g für 2 Topflappen oder brauche ich die doppelte Menge? Viele Grüße, Bente

DROPS Design 13.12.2018 kl. 12:32:

Liebe Frau Beith, ja genau, die 2 x 50 g genügen für die beiden Topflappen in je eine Farbe. Viel Spaß beim stricken!

Rumpelstiltzchen 28.12.2017 - 11:26:

Cool, edgy interpretation of the staid old pot holder. ......very nice !

Lisa 19.12.2017 - 21:51:

Beautiful edge dimension

Pia 13.12.2017 - 12:04:

Meget trendy grydelapper. De må gerne komme med i kollektionen.

Katrin 12.12.2017 - 18:56:

Interessantes Muster, moderner Style: sehr gut! ( auch sehr schön fotografiert!)

Véronique 11.12.2017 - 16:03:

Bel ensemble à tricoter avec le modèle e-284 . Vous ferez des envieuses .

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