DROPS / 189 / 17

Cefalu by DROPS Design

Knitted potholder with textured pattern. The piece is worked in 2 strands DROPS Paris.

DROPS Design: Pattern no w-726
Yarn group C + C
Measurements: approx. 20 x 20 cm / 8'' x 8".
DROPS PARIS from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
100 g color 09, strong blue

One potholder weighs approx. 54 g.

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

DROPS NEEDLE SIZE 3.5 MM / US 4 – or the size needed to get 16 stitches and 22 rows stockinette stitch with 2 strands on 10 cm / 4'' in width and 10 cm / 4'' in height.

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Pattern instructions

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

RIDGE/GARTER STITCH (worked back and forth):
1 ridge = Knit 2 rows.

See diagram A.1. The diagram shows all the rows in the pattern seen from the right side.


The piece is worked back and forth with double strand.

Cast on 32 stitches with 2 strands Paris and needle size 3.5 mm / US 4. Work 2 ridges - see description above. Then work the next row as follows: Work 4 stitches in garter stitch, work A.1 over the next 24 stitches and work 4 stitches in garter stitch. Continue with garter stitch and A.1 until the piece measures approx. 17 cm / 6 3/4" - adjust so that A.1 has been worked 4.5 times in height. Work 2 ridges. Then work the next row with inlaid loop as follows: Work until there are 2 stitches left. Before the last 2 stitches cast on 7 new stitches on the needle, then knit together the last 2 stitches on the needle. On the next row, bind off all the stitches with knit (the new stitches for the loop as well).
Cut and fasten the strands.


All measurements in charts are in cm.

= knit from right side, purl from wrong side
= purl from right side, knit from wrong side

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