The Rainbow Hook & Pencil Cup is a super fun way to add a little cheer to your desk or craft space. In fact, you can whip up a few of these to organize your supplies too. A rainbow striped easy to crochet cup is topped off with a cute cloudy edging. Wide enough to hold lots and lots of hooks too!
Rainbow Hook & Pencil Cup
By Jennifer Dickerson
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- Worsted weight yarn (yarn shown is Red Heart Super Saver in “Cherry Red” “Spring Green” “Lavender” “Bright White” “Turquoise” “Bright Yellow” “Pumpkin” and “Perfect Pink”)
- I (5.5 mm) crochet hook
- Ruler or tape measure
- Tapestry needle
- About 4 inches tall
- 4 inches across top
Note: For the cup shown, the first four rounds are worked in pink. After that, remaining rounds are worked in one color per round in a rainbow stripe sequence.
Ch 4, join in the furthest ch from the hook with a sl st.
Round 1: Ch 3, work 11 dc into the center of the ring. Join with a sl st to close round.
Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 1 dc in first st. 2 dc in each of the remaining stitches. Join with a sl st to close round.
Round 3: Repeat round 2.
Round 4: Ch 1. Work a sc in each stitch, then join with a sl st to close round.
Repeat round 4 until cup measures approximately 4 inches tall.
Cloud Edging Round (worked in white yarn): Ch 3, 1 dc in first st. *In the next st, work a sl st. Skip the next st and in the next stitch, work 2 dc. Repeat from * to end of round. Fasten off.
Finishing: Weave in all ends. Be sure to weave in yarn ends of the same color (for example weave blue into blue areas, etc) All finished!
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