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Dig-It Flowerpot Cover

Project Specifications
Skill Level: Easy Finished Size: Fits flowerpot 5 1/2 inches tall x 5 1/2 inches across bottom and 7 1/2 inches across top

Materials
   Lion Brand Lion Cotton medium (worsted) weight yarn: 5 oz #098 natural 1 oz each #140 rose and #131 fern green Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge Tapestry needle

Gauge
Rnd 1 of motif = 1 1/2 inches; 7 sc = 2 inches

Pattern Notes
Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Join rounds with a slip stitch unless otherwise stated.

Special Stitch
Cluster (cl): Yo, [insert hook in ring, yo, draw up a lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook] twice, yo, draw through all 3 lps on hook.

Cover
First motif Rnd 1: With rose, ch 3, sl st in first ch to form a ring, ch 3, cl (see Special Stitch) in ring, ch 1, cl in ring, ch 2, [cl in ring, ch 1, cl in ring, ch 2] 3 times, join in top of beg ch 3, fasten off. (8 cl) Rnd 2: Attach fern green in any ch 1 sp, ch 1, sc in same ch 1 sp, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp, *sc in next ch 1 sp, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch 2 sp, rep from * around, join in beg sc, fasten off. (4 ch 3 sps, 4 sc, 24 dc) Rnd 3: Attach natural with sl st in any ch 3 sp, ch 8 (counts as first dc, ch 5), dc in same ch sp as beg ch 8, sk next st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next st, sk next st, working over next sc, tr in ch 1 sp on rnd 1, sk next st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next st, *(dc, ch 5, dc) in next ch 3 sp, sk next st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next st, tr in next ch 1 sp on rnd 1, sk next st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next st, rep from * twice, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 8. (4 tr, 4 ch 5 sps, 8 ch-1 sps, 24 dc) Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in first st, 5 sc in next ch 5 sp, sc in each st and in each ch 1 sp around with 5 sc in each ch 5 sp, join in first sc, fasten off. (56 sc) Rnd 5: Attach fern green in center sc of any 5-sc group, ch 1, (sc, ch 3, sc) in same sc as beg ch 1, sc in each of next 13 sts, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next st, (ch 1, sc) in each of next 13 sts, ch 1, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next st, sc in each of next 13 sts, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next st, (ch 1, sc) in each of next 13 sts, ch 1, join, fasten off. Joined motif Rnds 1–4: Rep rnds 1–4 of First Motif. Rnd 5: Attach fern green in center sc of any 5-sc group, ch 1, (sc, ch 3, sc) in same sc as beg ch 1, *sc in each of next 13 sts, sc in next st, ch 1, drop lp from hook, insert hook in corresponding ch 3 sp of Last Motif, draw dropped lp through, ch 1, sc in same st on working motif, [drop lp from hook, insert hook in corresponding ch 1 sp of Last Motif, draw dropped lp through, sc in next st on working motif] 13 times, drop lp from hook, insert hook in corresponding ch 1 sp of Last Motif, draw dropped lp through, sc, ch 1 in next st, drop lp from hook, insert hook in corresponding ch 3 sp of Last Motif, draw dropped lp through, ch 1, sc in same st on working motif, sc in each of next 13 sts, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next st, ch 1, (sc, ch 1) in each rem st, join in beg sc, fasten off. Rep joined motif once for a total of 3 motifs. Last motif Rnds 1–4: Rep rnds 1–4 of First Motif. Rnd 5: Attach fern green in center sc of any 5-sc group, ch 1, sc in same sc as beg ch 1, drop lp from hook, insert hook in corresponding ch 3 sp of First Motif, draw dropped lp through, ch 1, sc in same sc as beg ch 1, *sc in each of next 13 sts, sc, ch 1, sc in next st, drop lp from hook, insert hook in corresponding ch 3 sp of Last Motif, draw dropped lp through, ch 1, sc in same st as last sc on working motif, [drop lp from hook, insert hook in corresponding ch 1 sp of Last Motif, draw dropped lp through, sc

in next st] 13 times, drop lp from hook, insert hook in corresponding ch 1 sp of last motif, draw dropped lp through*, sc in next st, ch 1, drop lp from hook, insert hook in corresponding ch 3 sp of Last Motif, draw dropped lp through, ch 1, sc in same st as last sc on working motif, rep from * to *, joining to First Motif, join in first sc, fasten off. Bottom Edging Rnd 1: Working around bottom edge in back lps, attach natural in any st, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each st around, join in beg sc. Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join in beg sc, fasten off. Top Edging Rnd 1: Working around top edge in back lps, attach natural in any st, ch 1, sc in same st as beg ch 1, sc in each st around, join in beg sc. Rnds 2 & 3: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join in beg sc. At the end of rnd 3, fasten off.