Since all the events for which I had tickets were cancelled or postponed, today’s blog post is a simple one. I hope everyone has a happy St. Patrick’s Day and stays safe through this crisis. There are over 30 free patterns posted in the past year of this blog to keep your hands busy and your mind occupied. Crochet away!
Pot of Gold Potholder Crochet Pattern
Peaches & Cream cotton yarn – 1 oz black, ¼ oz gold, few yards green
Size G and J crochet hooks
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.