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Train Track Potholder

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Materials:  Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn:  Peaches & Crème for Main Color (MC), #166 Lullaby Ombre, 1 oz for Front; Yellow (CC) for Back and Border; Size G crochet hook   

 

FRONT

Row 1:  With MC chain 29, turn, dc in the 4th ch from hook and in each ch across.  Ch 3, turn.  (27)

 

Row 2:  Dc in each dc across to the last dc, dc in the 3rd ch of the last dc.  Ch 3, turn.

 

(FPDC = Front Post Dc)

Row 3:  (FPDC around the post of the next dc in the row below, dc in the next dc) across, ending with a dc in the 3rd ch of the last dc.  Ch 3, turn.

 

(FLO = Front Loop Only)

Row 4:  Dc in the FLO of each dc across, ending with a dc in the 3rd ch of the last ch.  Ch 2, turn.

 

Rows 5-13: Repeat Rows 3 & 4 alternately, ending with Row 3.

 

Row 14:  (Dc in both loops across, ending with a dc in the 3rd ch of the last dc.  At the end do NOT ch 3, do NOT turn.

 

 

BORDER:  Work in rounds

Rnd 1:  At the end of Row 14 ch 1, 3 sc in the same sp [first corner made].  (Sc evenly spaced across to the next corner, making 3 sc in next corner) around.  Join with a sl st in the first sc.  Finish off and weave in the ends.

 

 BACK:  With CC make the same as FRONT, Rows 1-14.

 

 BORDER:  Work in rounds.

 Rnd 1:  At The end of Row 14, ch 1, 3 sc in same sp [corner made],  (Sc evenly spaced across to the next corner, making 3 sc in the next corner) around.  Join with a sl st in the first sc.  Finish off.

 

 JOINING:  Holding wrong sides together, with front (MC) facing you, working through both thicknesses, join CC with a sl st in the center st of any corner.  Ch 2, hdc in the same st [corner made].  (hdc in each sc across to the next corner, making 3 hdc in next corner) around.  Join with a sl st in the first hdc.  Finish off and weave in ends.

 

 To Add A HANGING LOOP:  In any hdc corner, ch 14, sl st in the same hdc.

 

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