A hot pack made with Lilly's Sugar n' Cream cotton yarn, size g crochet hook, half double crochet, rice, and a knee high nylon.
Note: ch2 at beg of row counts as first hdc of row.
To begin:Chain 18, hdc in 3rd chain from hook, hdc across, (17)
Row 2 and on: Ch 2, turn , hdc across. (17)
Put Together:Once it is exactly twice as long as it's desired length (an even number of rows), without finishing off, fold in half with wrong sides together, ch1, and begin stitching both sides together with single crochet. (Be sure to sc the folded edge as well, to ensure continuity of style.) To turn corners, Sc 3 in each corner stitch. Before stitching all the way around, place Rice Pack inside, and continue to sc around remaining edges. Join w/ slip stitch to top of 1st sc.
For Border: ch1, sc in same sp, ch2, sc in next sp, *(sc in next sp, ch2, sc in next sp) from* around, working one (sc, ch2, sc) in the middle corner stitch for each corner.
Rice Pack:For the inside, fill a knee high nylon with rice, knot it, turn it inside out, and pull the rice bag through the nylon a second time. Sew the nylon opening shut, and place it inside the outer covering.
To heat: Place in microwave for about 1 to 1 1/2 minutes on high to enjoy a comfy, soothing, long, moist heat. Ahhh!!!! :)