Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Adorable Hot Pads (Free Pattern)

 

These are great Hot Pads-Different

and you are recycling bottle caps.

Materials:
  • 75 yards Aunt Lydia's Classic Crochet Yarn (Size 10)
  • Size 9/1.40MM crochet hook
  • 19 beer caps of your choice
  • Sewing needle
Gauge:  24 dc/12 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch

Pattern Notes:
  • Ch = Chain
  • Dc = Double Crochet
  • Sc = Single Crochet
  • Sc Dec = Single Crochet Decrease (Insert hook in first stitch indicated, yo, pull up loop, insert hook in second stitch indicated, yo, pull up loop, yo, pull thru remaining 3 loops on hook.)
  • Sl St = Slip Stitch
Instructions:
  1. Ch 5, slst to first stitch to join.
     
  2. Ch 3, 15 dc in ring, slst to join at top of ch 3. Make sure to dc over the tail of the chain to hide it. (16 dc)
     
  3. Ch 2, sc in same st, *sc 3, 2 sc in next st*, repeat between * two more times, sc 3, slst with top of Beg ch to join (20 sts)
     
  4. Ch 2, sc in every st around, slst with top of Beg ch to join. (20 sts)
     
  5. Ch 3, dc in every st around, slst with top of Beg ch to join. (20 sts)
     
  6. Sc Dec around, slst with top of Beg ch to join (10 sts)
     
  7. Sc dec around, slst with top of Beg ch to join (5 sts)
     
  8. Break thread and weave through remaining 5 loops, tie closed and weave in ends.
     
  9. Using scrap crochet cotton, sew 6 cover caps around one central cap on the underneath side where they touch. Then join 12 covered caps around the six. You can mix and match color however you like, so use you imagination!

Read more at http://www.favecrafts.com/Kitchen-Crochet/Crochet-Beer-Cap-Hot-Pad/ml/1/?utm_source=ppl-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=quickandcrafty20140606#DIZV0DkQ4PG3r0sv.99






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