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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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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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All pattern sizing, yarn weights, gauges etc on this website are approx as everybody crochets differently. Every effort is made to ensure this pattern is correct, but I am only human so mistakes may be made, if you find one please let me know by e-mail on crochetncreate@btinternet.com.

The instructions and pictures for this double sided cotton crochet potholder pattern are copyrighted to crochet ‘n’ create © 2018.

You are welcome to sell the finished products made from the free double sided cotton crochet potholder pattern, I just ask that you use your own pictures and put a link back to crochet ‘n’ create.

If you wish to tell your friends and followers about this pattern, please only use a direct link to the pattern page on crochet ‘n’ create.

DO NOT share the written instructions for this double sided cotton crochet potholder pattern.

Crochet Coasters Roundup

Quick and easy to crochet coasters roundup, free crochet patterns for you make as gifts for friends and family or for yourself.

Crochet them in red, green and white and add some mugs and you have a lovely Christmas present for someone.

Click on the heading or pictures below to get the patterns, then scroll down the page to print.

Crochet Coasters Roundup

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Crochet Sunshine Placemat

Crochet sunshine placemat a free crochet pattern, designed in double thickness to save your table, make as many as you like in sets to add color to your home or for gifts.

Made with an easy quick small shell stitch pattern of just two rows.

See my free crochet Grit Stitch Placemat pattern.

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Crochet Sunshine Placemat uk

Crochet sunshine placemat uk format, designed in double thickness to save your table from marks, you can make as many of this free crochet pattern as you like, i.e in sets to add color to your home or crochet to use for gifts for family and friends.

Made with an easy quick small shell stitch pattern of just two rows.

See my free crochet Grit Stitch Placemat pattern.

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Abbreviations
RS.      Right Side

ch.      Chain
dc.      Double Crochet
tr.       Treble Crochet
tch.    Turning Chain
rpt.     Repeat
ss.       Slip Stitch
DNT.  Do not turn

3ch counts as first tr

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

Finished Size Approx:     14 x 16 Inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn
I have used:-
70 grams of Stylecraft Special DK in colour 1
30 grams of Stylecraft Special DK in colour 2

5.00mm & 4.00mm Clover Crochet Hook

TENSION – 1.5 pattern rpt’s & 1.5 rows measures approx 1 inch on a 5.00mm hook

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sunshine placemat

Make 2 pieces the same.

Using 5.00mm hook and colour 1 make 70ch, 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, * make 3ch, miss 3ch, 1dc into next ch * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (18dc)

Next Row – 3ch, (RS) 1tr into base of 3ch, * 1dc into 3ch space, 3tr into dc, * rpt from * to * to last 3ch space and dc, 1dc into 3ch space, 2tr into last dc. Turn. (16, 3tr groups + 2 halves)

Row 1 – 1ch, 1dc into base of ch, * make 3ch, miss (1tr, 1dc, 1tr), work 1dc into centre tr of 3tr group, * rpt from * to * to last (tr, dc, tr and 3tch), make 3ch, miss (1tr, 1dc, 1tr), work 1dc into top of 3tch. Turn.

Row 2 – 3ch, 1tr into base of 3ch, * 1dc into 3ch space, 3tr into dc, * rpt from * to * to last 3ch space and dc, 1dc into 3ch space, 2tr into last dc. Turn.

Rpt Rows 1 & 2 until 18 complete patterns have been worked in all or work measures approx 11.5 inches from beginning. Turn.

Rpt Row 1. Turn. Change to 4.00mm hook.

Border – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 3dc into each 3ch space and 1dc into each dc along to end, 3dc into corner, work 50dc evenly into row ends down first side of mat, 3dc into corner, work 3dc into each 3ch space and 1dc into each dc along starting chain edge, 3dc into corner, work 50dc evenly into row ends up second side of mat, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn.

Join in colour 2.

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc and 3dc into each of 3 corners around mat to end, 1dc into last corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Rpt last row twice. Fasten off.

Join in colour 1.

Rpt last row twice. Fasten off.

Making sure the stitch pattern is going the same way, place WS of both pieces together, working on the RS and starting on a corner work through the double layers, make 1ch, 1dc into each dc around, working 3dc into the corners, sl st to first dc on beginning of row. DNT.

Pretty Edge – 1ch, work (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into base of 1ch, * miss 1dc, work (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next dc, * rpt from * to * around to last dc, miss dc, ss to first dc, ss to first dc on beginning of row.

Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off all loose ends of yarn.

sunshine placemat

More free crochet patterns coming soon.

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All pattern sizing, yarn weights, gauges etc on this website are approx as everybody crochets differently. Every effort is made to ensure this pattern is correct, but I am only human so mistakes may be made, if you find one please let me know by e-mail on crochetncreate@btinternet.com

The written instructions and pictures for this free crochet sunshine placemat uk  pattern are copyrighted to crochet ‘n’ create © 2018.

You are welcome to sell the finished products made from the free crochet sunshine placemat uk pattern, I just ask that you use your own pictures and put a link back to crochet ‘n’ create.

If you wish to tell your friends and followers about this pattern, please only use a direct link to the pattern page on crochet ‘n’ create. DO NOT share the written instructions for this free crochet sunshine placemat uk pattern.

Crochet Mug Rug

Crochet mug rug – The perfect item to give as a little gift or to make for yourself, use these coasters to give a splash of color on  your side and coffee tables, make with or without the tassels.

I have crocheted them in an acrylic worsted weight yarn but you can use the same ply in cotton if you wish.

See my free Coasters & Basket and Circular coasters patterns.

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Crochet Thick Potholder

My crochet thick potholder design has been made with 100% cotton yarn in 2 pieces and then joined together with single crochet stitch, I have used the very easy front loop, back loop technique.

It is a good pattern for beginner crocheters too, so hope you enjoy making it.

This is my first potholder on crochet ‘n’ create, if it’s received well I will do more patterns in different stitches and shapes, so make sure you pin it for later.

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Crochet Hot Pad UK

This is the crochet hot pad uk format version. made in 100% cotton with double thickness.

Make them in various colors or have a theme for birthdays, Easter and so on.

Crochet Hot Pad uk Free Crochet Pattern

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Abbreviations
WS.     Wrong Side

RS.      Right Side
ch.       Chain
dc.       Double Crochet
tr.        Treble Crochet
rpt.      Repeat
ss.        Slip Stitch
yrh.     Yarn Round Hook
DNT.   Do Not Turn

tr2tog. Leaving last loop of each tr on hook work 2tr into next stitch, yrh and pull through all loops.

tr3tog. Leaving last loop of each tr on hook work 3tr into next stitch, yrh and pull through all loops.

tr4tog. Leaving last loop of each tr on hook work 4tr into next stitch, yrh and pull through all loops.

3ch counts as first tr

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

Finished size approx:  10 Inch Diameter

Materials
30 grams of Patons 100% cotton 4ply in Colour 1
30 grams of Patons 100% cotton 4ply in Colour 2
4ply yarn is 5ply in Australia

3.50mm crochet hook

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Cotton hot pad uk

Make 2 Pieces the Same – Using colour 1 make magic circle, work 3ch, 14tr into circle, pull loose thread to close, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Row 2 – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * make 2ch, 1dc into next dc, * rpt from * to * to end, make 2ch, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn. (15, 2ch spaces)

Row 3 – Join in colour 2 to first 2ch space with a ss, make 3ch, tr2tog (see abbrev) into same 2ch space, * make 2ch, miss dc, tr3tog (see abbrev) into next 2ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, make 2ch, ss to first tr2tog on beginning of row. Fasten off. DNT. (15, tr3tog)

Row 4 – ss colour 1, to top of tr2tog, make 3ch, work 3tr into next 2ch space, * 1tr into top of tr3tog, 3tr into next 2ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (59tr + 3ch)

Row 5 – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * make 2ch, miss 1tr, 1dc into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last tr, make 2ch, miss tr, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn. (30, 2ch spaces)

Row 6 – Rpt Row 3. (30, tr3tog)

Row 7 – ss colour 1, to top of tr2tog, make 3ch, work * 2tr into next 2ch space, 1tr into top of tr3tog, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch space, work 2tr into space, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (89tr + 3ch)

Row 8 – Rpt Row 5. (45, 2ch spaces)

Row 9 – ss colour 2 to first 2ch space, make 3ch, tr3tog into same 2ch space, * make 2ch, miss dc, tr4tog into next 2ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, make 2ch, ss to first tr3tog. Fasten off. DNT. (45, tr3tog)

Row 10 – Work same as Row 7, working into tr4tog not tr3tog. Turn. (134tr + 3ch)

Row 11 – Rpt Row 5 until last 2tr, make 2ch, miss 1tr, 1dc into last tr, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn. (67, 2ch spaces)

Row 12 – Rpt Row 9. Fasten off. (67, tr4tog)

Weave in and trim off loose ends.

Edging & Sealing Both Sides Together – With RS facing, place WS of both pieces together, ss colour 1 through both sides of tr3tog, make 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, working through back and front of hot mat, work 2dc into each 2ch space and 1dc into top of each tr4tog to end, ss to first dc. DNT. (200dc)

Next Row – 1ch, (1dc, 2ch,1dc) into base of 1ch, * miss 1dc, (1dc, 2ch,1dc) into next dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc, miss dc, ss to first dc. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave remainder of loose ends and trim.

cotton hot pad pattern uk

Happy hooking everyone.!!

 

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All pattern sizing, yarn weights, gauges etc on this website are approx as everybody crochets differently. Every effort is made to ensure this pattern is correct, but I am only human so mistakes may be made, if you find one please let me know by e-mail on crochetncreate@btinternet.com

The written instructions and pictures for this free crochet hot pad uk pattern are copyrighted to crochet ‘n’ create © 2017.

You are welcome to sell the finished products made from the free crochet hot pad uk pattern, I just ask that you please use your own pictures and put a link back to crochet ‘n’ create.

If you wish to share this crochet hot pad uk pattern on social media or your blog please only use a direct link to the pattern page on
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