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Monday, May 05, 2014

Double Strand Thread Holder



Our fun and pretty thread ball holder is the way to crochet!  Not only is it functional, but it keeps your ball of thread from rolling away.  Thread feeds out through the center holes - place over an arm chair or your arm! 



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Double Strand Thread Holder
Designed by: Cylinda Mathews

Materials:
2 (150-yds) 100% cotton thread, size 10 (same or different colors)
Crochet hook size E/4 (3.50 mm)
2 (1-in) crafters rings

Finished Size: 6" dia
Gauge: 2 rows = 3/4"

Skill Level: Intermediate

Pattern tested and model made by: Cylinda Mathews

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Note: Use two strands held together throughout.

Back:

Rnd 1) Join threads to one of the crafters ring with a sc; (23 sc) around ring; join with a sl st in first sc: 24 sc.

Rnd 2) Ch 1, sc in joining, ch 3, sk next sc; * sc in next sc, ch 3; rep from * around; join with a sl st in first sc: 12 ch 3-sps.

Rnd 3) Sl st in next sp; ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 4; * sc in next sp, ch 4; rep from * around; join with a sl st in first sc: 12 ch 4-sps.

Rnd 4) Sl st in next sp; ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 5; * sc in next sp, ch 5; rep from * around; join with a sl st in first sc: 12 ch 5-sps.

Rnd 5) Sl st in next sp; ch 3 (counts as first dc), (6 dc) in same sp; * (7 dc) in next sp; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first dc (3rd ch of beg ch 3): 84 dc.

Rnd 6) Sl st in next dc; ch 3, dc in next 11 dc, ch 3, sk next 2 dc; * dc in next 12 dc, ch 3, sk next 2 dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first dc: 72 dc/6 ch 3-sps.

Rnd 7) Sl st in next 2 dc, ch 3, dc in next 7 dc, ch 3, leaving last 2 dc unworked, (2 dc, ch 5, 2 dc) in next sp, ch 3, sk next 2 dc; * dc in next 8 dc, ch 3, leaving last 2 dc unworked, (2 dc, ch 5, 2 dc) in next sp, ch 3, sk next 2 dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first dc: 72 dc/6 ch 5-sps/12 ch 3-sps. Fasten off; secure ends.

Rnd 8) Working a partial rnd to be completed later: join thread to any ch 5 sp with a sl st; ch 3, (8 dc) in same sp; * sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc, ch 5 leaving last 2 dc unworked, sc in next ch 3 sp, (9 dc) in next ch 5 sp; * rep from * to * once: 35 dc/4 ch 5-sps. Fasten off; secure ends.

Front:

Rnd 1-8) Rep rnd 1-8 (do not end off).

Joining:

Rnd 8) Finishing rnd for both front and back pieces: holding the front and back together, RS facing out and matching the partially completed last rnds so they align; sl st in last dc of matching 9-dc group on back piece before continuing to join front to back; * sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc, ch 5 leaving last 2 dc unworked, sc in next ch 3 sp, (9 dc) in next ch 5 sp; rep from * twice, sc in next ch 3 sp, ch 5, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc, ch 5 leaving last 2 dc unworked, sc in next ch 3 sp; join with a sl st to first dc: bottom and sides joined/43 dc/8 ch 3-sps.  Fasten off; secure ends. 

Handle:

Row 1) Join thread to 4th dc of center 9-dc group at top of opening with a sl st; ch 3, dc in next 2 dc: 3 dc.

Rows 2-18) Ch 3, turn work; dc in next 2 dc: 3 dc.

Row 19) Ch 1, turn work; sl st in first sc and through corresponding 4th dc of center 9 dc group on back piece; sl st in next 2 sts on handle and in next 2 dc in on back piece. Fasten off; secure ends.

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2 comments:

LOLITA said...

Thank you for this. I will have this for my threads.

Cylinda Mathews said...

You're more than welcome Lolita! I hope you enjoy working the project and then using your thread holder! :-)