These pads were done a while back w/chain of 30.
As you can see, if you want to switch colors,
you need start early in the piece.
Glow2plyHotPad / Pot Holder
Size G Crochet hook.
worsted weight yarn.
Sc in second ch from hook,
sc in next 29 chains, working in free loops on the other side of
starting chain sc in next 30 sts. Do not join, Do not turn
Continue working around these 60 sts in sc.
Work will start to curl forward on each end, this is the way it
should be Work 17 or 18 rows till sides meet diagonaly in the
middle End off and sew diagonal seam, matching sts,
through back loops of each sts For hot pad leave as is
For potholder, attach yarn to corner where diagonal
seam starts, ch 11, sl st in 2nd and all sts of chain,
sl st in same st as joining End off and weave in tail,
this forms hanging loop
For a more decorative look, use back loops only,
as shown in the image above.