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Crochet Potholder Pattern

Free placemat pattern

Free crochet potholder pattern and a placemat pattern including table pads. These are all easy crochet and great for the beginner.

Crochet Potholder Pattern #1


Pinwheel Pot Holder

(Approximately 7")

MATERIALS: 1 Skein KENTUCKY ALL PURPOSE YARN

Crochet Hook size "F"

Abbreviations: Sc—Single Crochet; Inc—Increasing; St—Stitch; Ch—Chain;

SI St—Slip Stitch

INSTRUCTIONS: Use single thread; chain 4, join with slip stitch.

Row 1—Make 12 sc in ring.

Row 2—Sc around, inc (2 sc) in every 2nd st

Row 3—Sc around, inc (2 sr) in every 3rd st

Row 4—Sc around, inc (2 sr) in every 4th st

Continue working sc around for desired number of rows, increasing in

same manner. Finish with slip stitch on last row for improved edge.

For double thickness pad, make two pinwheels as above and crochet them

together. Then slip stitch on last row for improved edge.

Hanger: Chain 10 and fasten off.

Crochet Potholder Pattern #2


Square Pot Holder

(Approximately 6 1/2")

MATERIALS: 1 Skein KENTUCKY ALL PURPOSE YARN

Crochet Hook size "F"

INSTRUCTIONS: Use double thread (2 strands)

Chain 21, turn, 20 sc on ch.

Row 2—Ch 1, tarn, sc in each sr to end of row.

Repeat until square is formed. Sc all around edge, increasing three stitches

at corners to turn. Finish with slip stitch on last row for improved edge.

Hanger: Chain 6 and fasten off.

Table Pads Pattern


Table Pads

(Approximately 10")

Use under Hot Plates, Lamps and Vases.

MATERIALS: 1 Skein KENTUCKY ALL PURPOSE YARN

Crochet Hook size "F"

INSTRUCTIONS: Use single thread, chain 4, join with sl st.

Row 1—Make 12 sc in ring.

Row 2—Sc around, inc (2 sc) in every 2nd st

Row 3—Sc around, inc (2 sc) in every 3rd st

Row 4—Sc around, inc (2 sc) in every 4th st

Continue working sc around for desired number of rows, inc in same manner.

Work a slip stitch around, using only back loop of previous row.

Next row—crochet around, using only back loop of previous slip stitch.

Repeat slip stitch as before. Fasten off.

Easy Placemat Pattern


Place Mats

(Approximately 16" x 11")

Make Beautiful Luncheon and Dinner Sets.

MATERIALS: 2 Skeins KENTUCKY ALL PURPOSE YARN

Crochet Hook size "F"

INSTRUCTIONS: Use single thread.

For Mat 16 inches long, chain 70, turn, 69 sr on chain_

Row 2—Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc to end of row.

Row 3—Ch1, turn, sc in each sr to end of row.

Repeat for 22 more rows, making 25 rows in all. Sc all around, inc 3 stitches

at corners to turn. Work a sl st around, using only bark loop of previous row. 

Fasten off.



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