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Magic Crochet Potholder with the Single Crochet
Written by Teresa Richardson
Video Tutorial: Magic Crochet Potholder with the Single Crochet
Video Tutorial: Left Hand Magic Crochet Potholder with the Single Crochet
Skill Level - Easy
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
FSC - Foundation Single Crochet
SC - Single Crochet
Size H/5 mm crochet hook
4 ply cotton yarn
Chain 31 or work 30 FSC- Foundation Single Crochet
Round 1 -Side 1: Work 1 SC in each chain across. (30 Single Crochet Total on the first side)
Round 1 - Side 2: Working down the opposite side of the chain, Single Crochet in each chain. Slip stitch to join with the beginning stitch. (30 Single Crochet Total on side 2) (There will be a total of 60 single crochet, both sides)
Note: You can work this project with joined rounds or with the continual round. To work the continual round, you will not join. Work the first single crochet in the top of the first single crochet, continue around. You may want to mark the first stitch with a yarn marker so you know where the first stitch is at.
Round 2-20: Work 1 SC in each stitch around. Join with the first stitch if you are working joined rounds.
If you have worked the continual round, skip one stitch, slip stitch in the next to even off the round.
Cut a long tail and secure. Fold the potholder in to a square. Click here to See Video Segment. Sew the two edges together. Sew in the tail.