Potholders!!

Lately I have been working with my mom and sister, furiously crocheting potholders. We’re going on a trip to visit family, and thought that a pair of handmade potholders would be a nice way to show our love and appreciation. They are a great project to work on while watching TV, because it is simple and repetitive.Β Here’s the pattern that my Oma and I came up with:

  • Chain 31
  • Tunisian crochet for 28ish rows (until square)
  • Single crochet a border, however wide you want it.
  • Ex:
  • Single crochet 28 in the loops
  • Sc 3 in next stitch
  • Sc 27 down side loops
  • Sc 3 in next stitch
  • Sc 28 across bottom
  • Sc 3 in next stitch
  • Sc 26, slip
  • Ch 1, sc 3 in next stitch
  • Sc 28
  • Sc 3 in next stitch
  • Sc 29
  • Sc 3 in next stitch
  • Sc 30
  • Sc 3 in next stitch
  • Sc 28, slip
  • Cut yarn
  • Sew plastic loop onto the corner.

Hope you have fun making your own pair!!

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So little time…

Well, let’s just say that the end of senior year has been complete insanity. I had no idea how busy it was going to be!! I just got back from orientation at UC San Diego (yay Revelle!!) and realized I haven’t posted in way too long. I’ve been running around like nobody’s business, so my knitting time has been severely limited. I made a cupcake for a friend’s birthday, and I’m working on a green dragon, but other than that, not much has happened. I have a picture that shows most of the dragons I’ve made so far:

I’ve kept at least one of each color, so I can post a photo once I’ve finished a green one as well. I also want to try a black one… maybe I should call it Shruikan?

Anyways, I’m hoping that now that it’s SUMMER(!!!!) I will have at least a bit more free time. Not only for crocheting, but also reading. I have an extensive list I would love to put a dent in, and I’m starting a new book club. Next on my Christmas list… time turner!!