Free Pattern Crocheted Mini Hanging Pot Holder
I created a Mini Crocheted Hanging Pot Holder to combine my love of crochet and love of succulents. April is National Stress Awareness Month and my favorite things to do for relaxation is crochet and maintain my succulent garden. I recently listened to a pod cast by Brittany at www.bhookedcrochet.com with Sarah from www.craftyarncouncil.com about Craft Yarn Council’s campaign Stitch Away Stress. It was a very informative and reassuring pod cast that confirms many benefit from stress relief by crocheting. As a wife and mother of 4 boys my stress level can reach some very high moments. I personally use it to calm my mind and relax my body, it is my form of mediation after a long day.
The pattern is for a 2 inch clay pot, I pick one up at my local Walmart for $0.30. I also put half dirt and moss on top to secure the dirt while driving. The pattern is simple and made up of mainly chaining and single crochet using the trellis crochet stitch. You can make it in under 30 minutes. A Mini Crocheted Hanging Pot Holder can be used for home or office as well. It would make a great gift for a friend or family member.
2 Inch Clay Pot
A little bit of potting soil and moss
CH = Chain
SC = Single Crochet
SL ST = Slip Stitch
Row 1: Using a Magic Ring, CH 1, 12 SC into Magic Ring and SL ST to top of CH 1, Pull tail to close up circle .
Row 2: CH 7, skip 3 stitches and SC in 4 stitch. CH 7, skip 3 stitches and SC in 4 stitch. CH 7, skip 3 stitches and SL ST to bottom of first CH on first CH 7.
Row 3: You will now SL ST up the row of the previous CH 7, SL ST up 4 chains, and CH 9. SC in middle of next CH 7, and CH 9. SC in middle of next CH 7, and CH 9. SL ST to bottom of 1st set of CH 9.
Row 4: SL ST up 5 chains of previous row and CH 9. SC in middle of next CH 9, and CH 9. SC in middle of next CH 9, and CH 9. SL ST to bottom of 1st set of CH 9. You will now make your first cord for hanging. SL ST up 5 CH and CH 15, leave a tail about 5 inches and fasten off.
Find the middle of the other 2 CH 9 and attach yarn, CH 15, leave a tail about 5 inches and fasten off. You will then use all 3 tails to create a knot at the top of CH 15’s.
If you use on you rear view mirror please be cautioned that it does swing around a bit so if it makes you uncomfortable use it in your home or office. Also you will need to put the Hanging Pot Holder on your choice of use and then put pot in for best results.
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