Home | Print | Back To Patterns


Small and Thick Pot Holder
This potholder is great for smaller hands and for microwaves. It also is nice for two handled pots or pans, AND for grabbing hot potatoes out of the oven!
Finished project without frilly border is 8x4. 
Materials:
G hook
Worsted weight cotton yarn
 
Row 1: Ch 27, hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in each ch across, (25 hdc), ch 2, turn
Row 2 thur 8: hdc in each hdc across, ch 2, turn.
Row 9: hdc in front loop only of each hdc across, ch 2, turn.
Row 10 thur 16: hdc in each hdc across, ch 2, turn. Finish off at the end of round 16, unless you want the border to be the same color as the body.

Fold piece in half with the free loops of row 8 outside along the bottom, and the ch row and row 16 touching at the top.
Border is worked around folded piece.
Round 1: Join 2nd color to last hdc made on row 16, ch 1, working thru both thickness, 3 sc in corner, 8 sc evenly down the rows to the fold, work 3 sc in the corner of the fold, sc in each free loop on row 8 across to the corner, 3 sc in corner, 8 sc evenly up the rows to the corner, work sc in each hdc and open chain row across, join to 1st sc. Finish off (optional).
Round 2: For frilly border, Sl st in next sc, ch 1, [(sc, ch 3, sc) in same sc ch 3, ch 2, (sc in next sc, ch 2) to corner] around, join to 1st sc. Finish off.
Frilly Border


© Dayna Audirsch July 27, 2004 
Home | Back To Patterns