Bauble Potholder

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Yarn:

Scheepjes Catona from Favoritgarner:
Silvergrey 172
Red 115
White 105
Dark grey 393

Hook 3,0

UK terms used:
st – stitch
ss – slipstitch
ch  – chain
dc  – double crochet
ch space – chain space

Size: 18 cm across

Tips:
Start every round with ch 1.
If you want your potholder to be more round than an octagon, you need to vary where you start your rounds when you change colour.
The potholder is double. In this part you make the front side.

Using silvergrey, make a magic circle.

Round 1
8 dc in circle, join with a ss to initial dc.

Round 2
2 dc in every st. Join to initial dc with a ss. You have 16 dc.

Round 3
*Dc, 2 dc in next st, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc. You have 24 dc. Fasten off.

Round 4
This round is worked in the back loop only.
Red
*2 dc, ch 4, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc. You have 12 ch-spaces with 2 dc between each. Fasten off.

Round 5
Skip all ch-spaces.
Silvergrey
*2 dc, 2 dc in next st, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc. You have 32 dc. You might need to use your hook and pull up the ch-spaces from last round. 

Round  6
*3 dc, 2 dc in next st, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc. You have 40 dc.

Round 7
* 4 dc, 2 dc in next st, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc. You have 48 dc. Fasten off.

Round 8
This round is worked in the back loop only.
White
*2 dc, ch 4, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc. You have 24 ch-spaces with 2 dc between each. Fasten off.

Round 9
Skip all ch-spaces.
Silvergrey
*5 dc, 2 dc in next st, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc You have 56 dc.

Round 10
*6 dc, 2 dc in next st, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc.
You have 64 dc.

Round 11
*7 dc, 2 dc in next st, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc.
You have 72 dc. Fasten off.

Round 12
This round is worked in the back loop only.
Red
*2 dc, ch 4, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc.
You have 36 ch-spaces with 2 dc between each. Fasten off.

Round 13
Skip all ch-spaces.
Silvergrey
*8 dc, 2 dc in next st, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc. You have 80 dc.

Round 14
*9 dc, 2 dc in next st, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc. You have 88 dc.

Round 15
*10 dc, 2 dc in next st, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc. You have 96 dc. Fasten off.

Round 16
This round is worked in the back loop only.
White
*2 dc, ch 4, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc. You have 48 ch-spaces with 2 dc between each. Fasten off.

Round 17
Skip all ch-spaces.
Silvergrey
*11 dc, 2 dc in next st, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc. You have 104 dc.

Round  18
*12 dc, 2 dc in next st, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc. You have 112 dc.

Round 19
*13 dc, 2 dc in next st, repeat* around and join with a ss in initial dc You have 120 dc. Fasten off.

Round 20
Dark grey
Dc in the 4th st after an increase, 1 dc in each of the following 6 st. Turn.

Round 21
Dc in every dc (7 dc). Turn.

Round 22
Dc in every dc (7 dc). Fasten off.

That was the end of part 1, part 2 will be released tomorrow morning at 10 o´clock.

Frostv