Sunday, May 3, 2009

Teapot Bookmark Pattern

Teapot Bookmark
By Sue Steinberg 2009
Materials: crochet cotton #10, 2 different colors, #7 steel hook, needle, scissors
MC: main color
CC: contrasting color
ch: chain
sc: single crochet
dec: decrease
sl st: slip stitch

With MC ch 9.
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across. ch 1, turn.
Rows 2-5: 2 sc in 1st sc, sc across, 2 sc in last sc. ch 1, turn
Rows 6-12: sc across, ch 1, turn.
Rows 13-16: dec, sc across, dec in last 2 sc. ch 1, turn. Fasten off
Row 17: Attach CC in 1st sc, sc across. Fasten off.
Row 18: Attach MC is 1st sc, dec, sc across, dec in last 2 sc. ch 1, turn.
Row 19: dec, sc across, dec in last 2 sc. Fasten off.
Row 20: Attach CC in 1st sc, sc across, ch 1, turn.
Row 21: dec across entire row, turn. You should have 1 sc at the end of this row.
Tassel Chain: Sl st into sc, chain 20-25, sl st into same sc. Fasten off.
Note: I'm right handed....left handed crocheters may need to have the top of the teapot to their left.
Row 1: With right side facing & the top of the kettle to your right, attach MC in end of row 12 from the bottom of teapot with sc, sc in the ends of the next 4 rows, ch1 , turn.
Row 2: sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc. ch1, turn.
Row 3: 2 sc in 1st sc, sc across to last 2 sc, dec. ch1, turn.
Row 4: dec, sc across, 2 sc in last sc. ch 1, turn.
Row 5: 2 sc in 1st sc, sc across to last 2 sc, dec. ch 1, turn.
Row 6: dec, sc cross to last sc, 3 sc in last sc, 2 sc in end of next row down side of spout, sl st in next row. Fasten off.
On opposite side of teapot, attach CC with sc in 7th row from bottom of teapot, ch 10, sc, sl st into the end of row 12 of teapot. (The same row as where you started the spout.) Turn. Sc into ch space just made. Put enough sc in space to make the handle firm. Sl st into end of the same row as 1 sc of handle. Fasten Off.
Weave in all loose ends.
Make a tassel to your liking attach to tassel chain at top of the teapot.


Deborah said...

What a cute little pattern.

Eileen said...

I agree with Deborah, cute pattern. I think it can also be made for a frigie. Just put a magnet on it.

Anonymous said...

This is adorable! OK, I gotta make some for my friends! Thanks for the pattern.

Bren said...

How darling. I have 3 friends who collect teapots & read, so this will be perfect for them. Thank you for sharing this.

Nadine said...

Just found your blog and I'm keeping you! It looks like you do a lot of the same crafts I do. Very nice job on all of your creations!

sez said...

how cute! well done :) two things I love: teapots & crochet!! :)

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indomom said...

Very cute, I love tea and tea pots and also like to read. I will make one for myself and also for my friends who are avid readers.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue
Hope you are the same person I exchanged bookmarks with a few years ago. I use the lovely plastic canvas coaster you sent me every day--it is right here by my computer.

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for such a great pattern!! We are having a ladies tea with our church and this is perfect as a thank you gift to the ladies who put it all together.

Cheryl said...

Thank you

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Anonymous said...

Thank you for this pattern. It is the perfect gift for a friend who just loves tea! I will make it for her birthday. I just love it - I just may make one for myself too!