crochet patterns, home decor

Merry Potholders, Crochet Patterns for your Kitchen

Christmas potholders crochet pattern by April Garwood of Banana Moon Studio for Crochet Today
(C) Crochet Today!/Future US

These are my Merry Potholders. They will be such a cute addition to your kitchen!

They are a full 10″/25.5cm square! That’s a nice, generous size for protecting surfaces from hot dishes. The front is crocheted, the back is fabric. There is a piece of felt in between the layers, and the binding is sewn on just like a quilt binding.

These potholders were more the brain child of the editor, Theresa Gonzalez, who sent me a picture of what she wanted and asked if I could do it. I am happy with my ability to look at a picture of something and make it. I thought they turned out pretty cute!

 

 

They use Aunt Lydia’s size 3 thread, and a size D hook. 

These were originally slated for the Nov/Dec issue, but it was so full of loveliness that this one had to be moved to the Jan/Feb 2014 issue. Sadly, Crochet Today! is no longer in print, so I suggest that you search ebay or Etsy for back issues or contact Red Heart, who owns the copyright, and ask them to make the pattern available again.

 

 

http://eepurl.com/b-Fl5T
 

 

 

If you make these potholders, as always, I’d love to see pictures! It totally makes my day when someone posts a picture of something they’ve made from my pattern! You can post your pics to Ravelry or share them on my Facebook page.

 

Looking for other crochet patterns? Look here:

You’ll love these fingerless mitts!

Wrap up in this glorious super scarf this winter!

This gorgeous wrap uses two colorways of a yarn with subtle color changes!

Crochet this perfect infinity scarf with your sock yarn scraps!

 

Happy Stitching,

April

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23 thoughts on “Merry Potholders, Crochet Patterns for your Kitchen”

  1. These are so cute and I've just started working with crochet threads (instead of just yarns)! I made my first doilie and it came out so great! Can't wait to start other projects like it!

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  2. That's something I haven't worked much with – size 3 thread. I have lots of yarn about the same size, and lots of thread size 10 and smaller. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

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  3. awesome work of crochet, i just started learning crochets, made a few projects for my family, Crochet is very addictive and creative… I have red yarns but short of white yarns and i would love to win the spools… 🙂

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  4. Awesome work of crochet 🙂 i have just started learning crochet and have made a few projects for my family.,,Crochet is so addictive and creative at the same time… this potholder looks good in red and white yarn… i have some red yarn but short of white yarn… would love to win the spools 🙂

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  5. Lovely! It is hard to get thread for crochet here in Egypt but we do have some very thick sewing thread so am going to give it a go!!! Many thanks!

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