Friday, June 3, 2011

Fruit trivets

orangePotholderAndTrivet

Pattern: Crocheted fruity trivets and pot holders by the Purl Bee (ravelry)

Yarn: Rowan 4-ply cotton

I doubled-up the yarn and used a smaller gauge hook than the pattern called for. I did have a problem with the sides of both the trivet and the potholder curling up, so I sprayed them with spray starch and ironed them on high heat. Problem solved!

It was hard to find a cheap yarn line that had both a light and dark orange. I have quite a bit of the dark orange left over, but none of the light orange. I hope to make a matching set, maybe of lemons or limes, if I can find suitable yarn.

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