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Home : Patterns : Crocheted Little House Potholder
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Crocheted Little House Potholder

Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern #: 90568AD
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 5 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 7 in. (18 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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This retro-style house potholder is both useful and decorative! Click here for the mushroom potholder pattern.
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Color (A)
Cotton-Ease®

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Color (B)
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Color (C)
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Color (D)
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Almond Snow Cherry Taupe Seaspray Hazelnut Cactus Plum
Stone Charcoal Violet Lime
*Cotton-Ease (Article #830). 50% Cotton, 50% Acrylic; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (207yds/188m) pull skeins

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•  830-132 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Cactus
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•  830-125 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Hazelnut
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•  830-099 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Almond
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Crocheted Little House Potholder

Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 st decreased.

HOUSE (make 2)
With A, ch 25.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 24 sts.
Rows 2-16: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. Fasten off.

ROOF (make 2)
With B, ch 29.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 28 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 24 sts, sc2tog – 26 sts.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 22 sts, sc2tog – 24 sts.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 20 sts, sc2tog – 22 sts.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 18 sts, sc2tog – 20 sts.
Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 16 sts, sc2tog – 18 sts.
Row 7: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 14 sts, sc2tog – 16 sts.
Row 8: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 12 sts, sc2tog – 14 sts.
Row 9: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 10 sts, sc2tog – 12 sts. Fasten off.

CHIMNEY (make 2)
With C, ch 7.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd chain from hook and each ch across – 6 sts.
Rows 2-4: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. Fasten off.

WINDOW
With D, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around. Fasten off.

DOOR
With C, ch 8.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each of next 5 ch, work 4 sc in last ch; working along opposite side of foundation ch, sc in each ch to end.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each of next 7 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each of next 8 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end. Fasten off.

FINISHING
With wrong sides of House pieces held tog, and working through both thicknesses, join A with a sl st anywhere along outside edge. Work sc evenly spaced around to join pieces. At end of rnd, join with sl st to beg sc. Fasten off. Sew a Chimney piece to each Roof piece. With matching yarn, join 2 Roof/Chimney pieces in the same way House pieces were joined, leaving Roof unsewn along lower edge (Row 1). Slip House between Roof pieces and sew in place. Sew on Door and Window. Join A with a sl st at one side of Roof. Ch 12 (for hanging loop), then join with st st to beg ch. Fasten off. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es) tog = together


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 5 reviews)
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Crocheted Little House Potholder Reviewed by Sara Marshall on 2012-01-02 *****
i made both of the potholders pictured 3 times each as christmas gifts they were a big hit! so easy but i recommend sewing the spots window and doors onto them BEFORE sewing the pieces together


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