Hanging Herb holder
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Yarn: Bernat Handicrafter worsted weight cotton (12 oz/608 yards): 95 yards #9042 Cool Grey
Hook Size: H/8 (5.00 mm)
Gauge: 17 dc = 4″, 5 dc rows = 3.5″
Other Materials: 4-7″ high x 4-7″ wide flower pot, 2″ hook screw (to hang), plant of choice.
Sc: Single crochet
Dc: Double crochet
Sl st: Slip stitch
Sts: Stitches / St: Stitch
Make magic ring.
Round 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as 1st dc, now and throughout), 11 dc in ring, sl st to join—12 dc.
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around, sl st to join—24 dc.
Round 3: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next st, *2 dc in next st, dc in next st; repeat from * around, sl st to join—36 dc.
Round 4: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 2 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts; repeat from * around, sl st to join—48 dc.
Round 5: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 3 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 3 sts; repeat from * around, sl st to join—60 dc.
Round 6: Ch 10 (counts as 1st sc, ch-9), [skip 9 sts, sc in next, ch 9] 5 times, sl st in 1st ch to join—6 sc, 6 ch-9 spaces.
Round 7: Ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), 9 sc in 1st ch-9 space, 10 sc in each ch-9 space around, sl st in 1st ch to join, sl st in next 4 sts—60 sc.
Round 8: Repeat Round 6.
Round 9: Repeat Round 7.
Round 10: Ch 101, [skip 9 sts, sc in next, ch 100] 5 times, sl st in 1st ch to join—6 ch-100 spaces (hangers).
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Assure long chains are neatly on sides, taking care not to tangle. Place plant into flower pot, then into herb holder. Gather 1 long ch at a time, until all 6 are held; adjust pot holder and plant as necessary. Assure 2” hook screw is securely in place and transfer all long chains onto hook.