Crochet Moss Stitch Potholder

Crochet Moss Stitch Potholder – The moss stitch is a fun and easy to learn design, crochet this double thick potholder to save your hands from hot pots and pans.

Free crochet pattern in UK and USA format below, just scroll down the page to get it.

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Crochet Moss Stitch Potholder UK

Pattern Number CNC244

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Abbreviations UK
RS.
    Right Side

ch.      Chain
dc.      Double Crochet
htr.     Half Treble Crochet
tr.       Treble Crochet
ss.      Slip Stitch
rpt.     Repeat

Base of ch. Work into first stitch.

Approx Finished Size:  11 inches wide x 12 inches length

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

120 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK yarn in colour 1
15 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft yarn in colour 2

5.00mm Clover Soft Touch Crochet Hook

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Back# With colour 1 make 40ch, (RS) ss into 2nd ch from hook, * 1htr into next ch, ss into next ch, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn.

2nd Row – 1ch, ss into base of 1ch, * 1htr into next htr, ss into next ss, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. #

Rpt 2nd Row until 52 rows have been worked in all or work measures approx 10 inches from beginning. Fasten off.

Front – Rpt from # to # Work 2nd Row until 16 rows have been worked in all from beginning. Fasten off.

Rpt 2nd Row in colour sequence as follows:-

Twice in colour 2, twice in colour 1, twelve times in colour 2, twice in colour 1, twice in colour 2, sixteen times in colour 1. Turn.

Border – Place the WS’s of the back and front together so that RS of potholder is facing, work through both pieces of potholder for this row, make 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each ss and htr to end, 3dc into corner, work 1dc into each row end down first side of pot holder, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each chain along starting chain edge, 3dc into corner, work 1dc into each row end up second side of pot holder, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Second Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc around all sides of potholder, working 3dc into the three corners, 1dc into last corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Shell Edge – 1ch, (1dc, 3tr, 1dc) into base of 1ch, * miss 2dc, (1dc, 3tr, 1dc) into next dc, * rpt from * to * to next corner, work (1dc, 20ch, ss to first dc, 1dc) into corner, rpt from * to * around to last dc, miss dc, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

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

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Crochet Moss Stitch Potholder USA

Pattern Number CNC244

Abbreviations USA
RS.
     Right Side

ch.       Chain
sc.       Single Crochet
hdc.     Half Double Crochet on Heart, Hook & Home
dc.       Double Crochet
sl st.    Slip Stitch
rpt.      Repeat

Base of ch. Work in first stitch.

Approx Finished Size:  11 inches wide x 12 inches length

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

120 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK yarn in color 1
15 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft yarn in color 2

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted weight #3 cotton

5.00mm Clover Soft Touch Crochet Hook

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Back# With color 1 ch40, (RS) sl st in 2nd ch from hook, * 1hdc in next ch, sl st in next ch, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn.

2nd Row – ch1, sl st in base of ch1, * 1hdc in next hdc, sl st in next sl st, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. #

Rpt 2nd Row until 52 rows have been worked in all or work measures approx 10 inches from beginning. Fasten off.

Front – Rpt from # to #. Work 2nd Row until 16 rows have been worked in all from beginning. Fasten off.

Rpt 2nd Row in color sequence as follows:-

Twice in color 2, twice in color 1, twelve times in color 2, twice in color 1, twice in color 2, sixteen times in color 1. Turn.

Border – Place the WS’s of the back and front together so that RS of potholder is facing, work through both pieces of potholder for this row, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sl st and hdc to end, 3sc in corner, work 1sc in each row end down first side of pot holder, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each chain along starting chain edge, 3sc in corner, work 1sc in each row end up second side of pot holder, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Second Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc around all sides of potholder, working 3sc in the three corners, 1sc in last corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Shell Edge – ch1, (1sc, 3dc, 1sc) in base of ch1, * skip 2sc, (1sc, 3dc, 1sc) in next sc, * rpt from * to * to next corner, work (1sc, ch20, sl st to first sc, 1sc) in corner, rpt from * to * around to last sc, skip sc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

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

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