"SPIFFY" CD HOT PADS
Saturday, January 28, 2006
"SPIFFY" CD HOT PADS
Southwest Colors ~~~~ Green Has Slightly Different Edging
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn, any colors you like; size H crochet hook, one old CD
This Mat is the Green has a 2nd round of Edging.
Make two for each one Hot Mat
Chain 5, join with s sl stitch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Chain 3, make 15 dc in ring, join with sl st in the 3rd ch of the beginning ch-3. (16)
Rnd 2: Ch 4, (dc in the next dc, ch 1) around, join with sl st in the 3rd ch of beginning ch-4.
Rnd 3: Sl st into the 1st ch-1 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in the same sp, make (3 dc in next ch-1 sp) around, join with a sl st in the 3rd ch of beginning ch-3.
Rnd 4: Ch 2, hdc in each dc around, join with a sl st in the 3rd ch of beginning ch-3.
Rnd 5: Ch 5, skip next dc, (dc in the next dc, ch 2, skip next dc) around, join with a sl st in the 3rd ch of beginning ch-5. Finish off and weave in ends.
Make a second piece the same, then follow joining instructions below.
Rnd 1: Holding together the wrong sides of both pieces, and working through both spaces, attach a contrasting (CC) with a sl st in any ch-2 space. Ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in the same space, ch 1, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1. Work (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in the next ch-2 sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 1) around. When you reach about 3/4th the way around in joining, slip in the CD. Finish joining around. Join in the 3rd ch of the beginning ch-3.
You may end here as in the "Southwest" design, OR, add on a 2nd round as in the "Green" Hot Mat design. The Green version has an edging that sticks out more.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same stitch as in joining, (sc in each sc, each space and dc) around. Join to the beginning sc. Finish off and weave in ends.
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