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Chef's Cupcake

KnittingVibeke Hauge

Easy Stranded Colour-Work Knit

Enjoy this free potholder pattern. They are knitted in the round. The double sides make them very soft and comfortable to use. You can also find this free pattern on www.loveknitting.com  and in my Ravelry Shop

Chef's Cupcake

Needle Size: 2.50mm Circular

50 cm long, one set 2.50mm needles

Crochet Hook: 2.00mm

 

Yarn Used: 100 % Cotton No 8

Mayflower

(Fingering/4 ply; 165-170 metres per 50 grams)

Colour Lilac: 100 grams

Colour White: 50 grams

One Mini Skein of Lime green & Cerise (5 – 8 grams)

 

Gauge:

30 sts and 30 rows in diagram pattern = 10 x 10 cm

Notions: Two removable stitch markers, a darning needle

Final Measurements:

Square 21 x 21 cm

 

STITCH ABBREVIATIONS

BO – Bind Off

CO – Cast On

k – knit

p – purl

rnd – round

st – stitch

sts – stitches

chain - ch

slip stitch – sl st

double crochet - dc (UK/AU) (single crochet US)

rpt – repeat

RS – Right Side

WS – Wrong Side

cont. – continue

 

PATTERN NOTES

The Potholder is knitted in the round. The removable stitch marker is used to divide the front side from the back. The first and the last stitch on both the front and the back is the edge stitch, it is knitted in the same colour as the first and last square. 

 

PATTERN

Using lilac colour CO 120 sts on the 2.50mm circular needle. Join in the round. Divide front and back with the stitch makers (60 sts each side). Starting with the front side knit after the diagram. Remember first and last st is the edge stitch. The backside is knitted (2 sts lilac and 2sts white) squares only. Knit 58 rows (rounds) as per the diagram. Knit one rnd with lilac. BO.

Garlic - Stitch Fiddle.jpg

One small square is equivalent to 1st

 

Handle: With lime colour CO 30 sts onto 2.50mm needles. Knit 4 rows, k on the RS, p on the WS. BO.  

Chef's Cupcake

 

MENDING

Turn wrong side out and secure all loose ends.

Turn right side out and use your crochet hook and lilac yarn to double crochet the whole way around the front side this way: Starting at the left side down dc 2 sts in the corner sts then cont. with dc in each edge stitch; dc 2 sts in the corner st; cont. dc along the bottom edge but skip every 4th sts; dc 2 sts in the corner st; cont. dc in each edge stitch up along the right side; dc 2 sts in the corner st; dc but skip every 4th sts along the top edge; end with a sl st in the first corner st. Rpt on the backside. Now crochet both sides together from the front side using dc. Attach the handle at the front right corner and onto the back’s left corner. 

Chef's Cupcake

Happy Knitting