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St. Patrick's Day Pot of Gold Potholder


Peaches & Cream cotton yarn – 1 oz black, ¼ oz gold, few yards green

Size G and J crochet hooks

Yarn needle



Row 1: Holding 2 strands of black yarn together, ch 16, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across (15 sc).

Rows 2-5: Ch 1, turn, inc, sc across (19 sc at end of Row 5).

Rows 6-7: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.

Rows 8-12: Ch 1, turn, dec over 1st 2 sts, sc across (14 sc at the end of Row 12). Ch 1, turn to work down side. Sc down side, across bottom, and up other side making sure right and left sides have the same number of sts. Working across top in front loop only, sc across. Join. Ch 8, sl st in same st (hanging loop).


With double strand of gold or yellow yarn, attach in remaining back loop. *Sl st, sk 1 st, 5 dc next st,* repeat across ending with sl st in 13th st. Fasten off.


With G hook and single strand of green yarn, ch 4, 3 dc, ch 3, sl st in 4th ch from hook, *ch 3, 3 dc, ch 3, sl st,* repeat once. Ch 5, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in next 3 ch, sl st in beg ch. Fasten off leaving length for sewing. Using photo for placement, sew shamrock onto front of potholder.

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