Vintage Crochet

Pushing Daisies:  Crochet a vintage style potholder














Craft: Crochet

Time:  3 hours
Number of students:  3-8
Skill Level:   Beginner- Intermediate
Knowledge Needed:  Familiarity with crochet abbreviations and basic stitches such as dc and slst.

Description:  This charming free pattern packs a lot of “wow” into a compact, functional package.  One of wool’s most underappreciated qualities is its natural flame retardance, making it the perfect yarn for a potholder.  The pattern starts with Magic Loop, and finishes with a novel edging/seaming technique.

Instructor provides:   A brief handout listing abbreviations and pattern support.
Class Fee: $40

Materials Fee: 25¢ for each plastic ring desired (1 per potholder)

Student supplies:  1 ball of Liberty Wool by Classic Elite plus about 1 ounce of contrasting solid colored yarn in a worsted weight washable wool.  Crochet hooks in size F and E. Removable stitch markers and several large safety pins. A printed copy of Flower Potholders by Jennifer Martin, available on Ravelry.


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