Fabulous Rose Potholder by Emma Lamb
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Fabulous Rose Potholder

Crochet
September 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
3.0 mm
160 yards (146 m)
one size

This potholder design was inspired by all those gorgeous little rose motifs in Irish crochet with their layers upon layers of densely worked petals. It is a motif that I find endlessly inspiring, and here I am paying homage to Irish crochet by working the rose panel in traditional white, then adding a pop of colour with a sunny yellow background. This is a must have for any potholder wall.

The pattern is written using standard UK terms and includes clear charts for each section of the potholder - the back and front panels and the edging.

FINISHED SIZE
19.5cm (7,3/4 inches) in diameter.

GUAGE
7 rounds of circular motif worked in treble stitches with 12 stitch increase each round = 10cm (4 inches) diameter.

YARN
DMC Petra Size 3, one each in B5200 / White, 5742 / Yellow, Ecru.

SKILL LEVEL / DIFFICULTY
Intermediate / Medium

CROCHET SKILLS
Basic stitches, working in the round and working rows in layers as-you-go (ie - working rows of petals behind each other).