Potholder by Emilie Roter

This pot coaster is not only functional, but doubles up as a beautiful design piece on your dinner table. Beware: it might steal the attention of the food on the table.

Pattern By
Emilie Roter of LeHandmade for KOEL Magazine issue 2.

Yarns
KPC Gossyp Chunky (100% organic cotton in Pearl)
KPC Gossyp Chunky (100% organic cotton in Breeze)
KPC Gossyp Chunky (100% organic cotton in Lunar)
KPC Gossyp Chunky (100% organic cotton in Ocean)

Tools & Materials
4.5 mm crochet hook (US size 7)

Stitches used
Magic circle
Single chain
Single crochet
Slip stitch
Double crochet
Puff stitch
Double crochet cluster

Instructions
Note
You have to fasten off in each round to change the colour.

Begin
Round 1: Make a magic circle. Crochet 2 single chains, and 11 double crochet in this magic circle. Join with slip stitch in the first chain. Now you have 12 stitches.

Continue
Round 2: Chain 2, 1 puff stitch in the same chain, chain 1, *[1 puff stitch, chain 1] repeat* until end. Join with slip stitch in the first chain. Now you have 24 stitches.

Round 3: Chain 2 in a chain space, 1 double crochet cluster in the same chain space, chain 2, *[1 double crochet cluster in next chain space, chain 2] repeat* until end. Join with slip stitch in the first chain. Now you have 36 stitches.

Round 4: Chain 2 in a chain space, 4 double crochet in the same chain space *[5 double crochet in next chain space] repeat* until end. Join with slip stitch in the first chain. Now you have 60 stitches.

Round 5: Chain 1 in a double crochet, 1 single crochet in the same stitch, 3 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch *[4 single crochet, 2 single crochet in next stitch] repeat* until end. Join with slip stitch in the first single crochet. Now you have 72 stitches.

End
Fasten off and weave the ends.

Pot-Coaster_Emilie-Roter_landscape

Image Credit KOELMagazine


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