Double Sided Cotton Crochet Potholder

Do you love making hand made items, then create this easy double sided cotton crochet potholder. It is simple to work up and they will make great gifts, your family, friends and colleagues will love them.

Crocheted using two stitches of treble crochet and double crochet, it is has been made in a very short amount of time.

Written in uk format, (click the link at the top of the pattern for usa terminology).

double sided cotton crochet potholder

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Double Sided Cotton Crochet Potholder     CNC131

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Abbreviations
WS.    Wrong Side

RS.     Right Side
ch.     Chain
dc.     Double Crochet
tr.      Treble Crochet
rpt.    Repeat
ss.      Slip Stitch

3ch counts as first tr

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

Approx Finished Size:  13 Inch Diameter

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn
I have used:-

60 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK  yarn in each of the colours 1 & 2

4.50mm Clover Crochet Hook

TENSION – 4tr & 2 rows measures approx 1 inch

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Make 2 pieces the same.

Worked in rounds without turning throughout

Using colour 1 make a magic circle, work 3ch 15tr into ring, pull loose thread to close ring, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row.

2nd Row – 3ch, 1tr into base of 3ch, 2tr into each tr to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. (31tr + 3ch)

Fasten off. Join in colour 2.

3rd Row – 3ch, 1tr into base of 3ch, * make 1ch, miss 1tr, 2tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last tr, make 1ch, miss 1tr, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. (16, 2tr groups)

4th Row – (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into base of 3ch, 1tr into next tr, * make 1ch, miss 1ch, 2tr into next tr, 1tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last 1ch space, make 1ch, miss 1ch, ss to the top of 3ch on the beginning of row.

5th Row – (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into base of 3ch, 1tr into each tr to next 1ch space, * make 1ch, miss 1ch, 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each tr to next 1ch space, * rpt from * to * to last 1ch space, make 1ch, miss 1ch, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row.

Fasten off.

Rpt 5th Row in colour sequence as follows:-

Three times in colour 1
Three times in colour 2

Fasten off.

Joining Border & Loop – Place WS of both of the pieces together, working on RS join colour 1 to a 1ch space, work (1dc, 3ch, 1dc) into same space, # * miss 1tr, (1dc, 3ch, 1dc) into next tr, * rpt from * to * to next 1ch space, (1dc, 3ch, 1dc) into 1ch space, # rpt from # to # to to last tr, work 1dc, 15ch, 1dc) into tr. Turn.

Work 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 20dc into 15ch space, 1dc into last dc turn, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Tack back of loop to dc, weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn.

double sided cotton crochet potholder

Hugs until next time.

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