A Mother’s Day Gift

A Mother’s Day Gift

Something special for Mother’s Day πŸ™‚
SKILL LEVEL:
Easy
Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing.
SIZE:
To fit 8cm small pot:
25cm at largest width and 6cm in length
Granny Square Coaster:
10cm x 10cm
Small Granny Square Card Embellishment:
7cm x 7cm
MATERIALS:
Yarns:
Double knitting/light worsted yarn
Small amounts of double knitting/light worsted yarn in cream/white, yellow, pink and green
Hooks & Notions:
Size 3.50mm Hook
Yarn Needle
3 x small buttons (approx 1 & 1/2cm)
12cm x 12cm small card/ or cardstock
Approx 30cm Raffia or Ribbon
Optional – Small plant or herb for pot πŸ™‚
GAUGE:
Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect
I use US Crochet stitch terminology

INSTRUCTIONS

Pot Cover:
With green yarn and 3,50mm hook
CH36
Row 1: Work 1SC into second CH from hook, work 1Sc into each CH until end (35SC), turn
Row 2:Β CH1, Β Work 1SC into each SC until end (35SC), join in pink yarn – do not cut green yarn, turn
Row 3: CH1, Work 2SC into first SC, work 1SC into next 33SC, work 2SC into last SC (37SC), turn
Row 4: CH, Work 1SC into each SC until end (37SC), join in green yarn – do not cut pink yarn, turn
Row 5: CH1, Work 2SC into first SC, work 1SC into next 35SC, work 2SC into last SC (39SC), turn
Row 6: CH, Work 1SC into each SC until end (39SC), join in pink yarn – do not cut green yarn, turn
Row 7: CH1, Work 2SC into first SC, work 1SC into next 37SC, work 2SC into last SC (41SC), turn
Row 8: CH, Work 1SC into each SC until end (41SC), join in green yarn – do not cut pink yarn, turn
Row 9: CH1, Work 2SC into first SC, work 1SC into next 39SC, work 2SC into last SC (43SC), turn
Row 10: CH, Work 1SC into each SC until end (43SC), join in pink yarn – FO green yarn and cut, turn
Row 11: CH1, work 1SC into each SC unti end (43SC), DO NOT TURN, continue down the side, CH6, skip green rows, work 1SC into each pink row, CH6, skip green rows, work 1SC into each pink row, CH6, skip green rows, work 1SC into each ST at the bottom (35SC)
work 1SC into each row, SL ST into first SC, FO and weave in ends.
Sew on buttons to correspond with buttonholes (CH6 made)
Granny Square Coaster:
With yellow yarn and 3,50mm hook
I used Color β€˜n Cream’s Crochet Flower Square which can be found here:
Rnd 1: yellow
Rnd 2: pink
Rnd 3: Green
Rnd 4: Cream/White
Rnd 5: Pink – I worked 1SC into each ST and space and worke 2SC, 2CH, 2SC into each corner.
Small Granny Square Card Embellishment:
With yellow yarn and 3,50mm hook
I used the first two rounds of the same flower square –
Rnd 3: with green yarn –
Ch1, work 3SC into each space, and
3HDC, 2CH, 3HDC into each corner.
I attached my small granny square to a small ribbed cardstock with some raffia.
I placed in my small pot, some basil seeds (which I have been growing for a few weeks now) that have sprouted πŸ™‚
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4 Comments

  1. love the colors! such a pretty square and love the idea of the pot cozy!! Perfect for home, office or gifts! Thanks for sharing with us, you are the sweetest!!

  2. Great idea! Thanks for sharing. Got you from Annemaries Haakblog. Pinned this too!

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