Easy Crochet Potholder Pattern

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You’re going to love this Easy Crochet Potholder Pattern for the No Gaps Crochet Potholder.

It’s an easy crochet pattern featuring the linked double crochet stitch.

The two colored crochet pattern had the lovely edging that offers a great way to play with colors.

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The Yarn


To follow the easy crochet potholder pattern you’ll need some cotton yarn. The suggested yarn is Dishie from WeCrochet.

Cotton yarn is great for crochet kitchen items like this one, as it’s quite durable & can be washed.

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A GREAT KITCHEN CROCHET PATTERN


If you love quick crochet patterns, this 1 hour or less, easy crochet potholder pattern is perfect for you.

Whip up these in just a few hours & you’ll have the perfect crochet gift.

The best thing about these potholders is the beautiful linked double crochet stitch patterns, that gives you less gaps between stitches than the regular double crochet stitches.

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How Long Does It Take To Crochet That?


How long it takes to crochet something varies depending on your skill & how fast you crochet. But that isn’t a helpful answer is it?

Well, I’ve developed a yarn calculator to help you get the answer to this question.

It will help you calculate exactly how much time you’ll spend crocheting a project.

All you need to know is how much yarn you will use on the project in either meters, yards or skeins. Then crochet your test square & time it.

Calculate how long it takes to crochet that. 

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About The Pattern


You’re going to love the easy crochet potholder pattern. A quick crochet pattern to make and perfect as a gift.

It has no gaps, using the linked double crochet stitch.

Play with colors for the edging.

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Project Level 


Easy Skill Level

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Materials Needed


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Crochet Hook

Size 5.5 mm / US: I-9 / UK: 5

Hook I used: Symphonie Rose Crochet Hooks from Knitpro

Yarn

Yarn used:

We Crochet – Dishie in color Swan (CA), Mint (CB), Conch (CC).

Yarn amount used for 2 potholders: 

CA: 1 skein / 60 g / 104 m / 114 yards

CB & CC: A very small amount used for edging.

Yarn characteristics:

Other Materials Needed

Gauge


Measured with Linked Double Crochet, crocheted in rows:

15 stitches & 10 rows per 10 cm / 4”.

Notes 


  • This crochet pattern is written in US terms.
  • All measurements given are unblocked.
  • Note that measurements are given as exact as possible. But crochet tension & technique might give variations in the result, that changes from person to person.
  • Read pattern instructions carefully before beginning to make sure you understand everything. It might save you hours frogging your work & crocheting it again!
  • Make a swatch that measure at least 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches using the stitch the gauge is given for. If your swatch matches the gauge, you’re good to go. If the gauge is wrong, you might need to change your hook. Go up in crochet hook size if your stitches are smaller & go down in crochet hook size if your stitches are bigger. Learn more about testing gauge.
  • Check yarn info if you want to find an alternative or test your yarn against the gauge. Learn more about substituting yarn.
  • This pattern is written for 1 size, however size adjustments are suggested under the heading “Size & Measurements”.
  • At the end of each row, the stitch count is given in parenthesis.

Size & Measurements


Width: 18 cm / 7 inches

Height: 18 cm / 7 inches

Size Adjustments

  • Make the potholder wider/narrower: Chain more/less stitches at the beginning to make it wider/narrower, add/reduce by 1 stitch at a time.
  • Make the potholder longer/shorter: Work more/less rows to make the potholder longer/shorter, add/reduce by 1 row at a time.

Abbreviations

We try our best to include all crochet abbreviations in the list above for the crochet pattern, but sometimes we may forget one or two.

Learn more about crochet abbreviations & find a complete list on our Crochet Abbreviations & Terms post.

Stitches You Will Need 


FOUNDATION SINGLE CROCHET STITCH (FSC):

Written description:

Step 1: Ch 2 st.

Step 2: Insert hook into 2nd ch from hook, pull up a loop. Yo and pull through first loop (making “chain”). Yo and pull through both loops on hook.

Step 3: Insert hook into previous “chain” you made (It should look like you go through a resemblance of a “normal” st, with 2 strands of yarn), pull up a loop, yo and pull through first loop (making “chain”). Yo and pull through both loops on hook.

Repeat step 3 until you’ve made enough stitches. *2nd ch in step 1 makes 1 st, step 2 makes 1 st & every time step 3 is repeated you make 1 st.

Tutorial:

Foundation Single Crochet Stitch

LINKED DOUBLE CROCHET (Ldc):

First stitch on a row: 

Chain 2, not counting as a stitch.

Insert hook in 2nd chain from hook, pull up a loop, insert hook in next stitch, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through 2, yarn over, pull through 2.

Stitch:

Insert hook in first horizontal loop, pull up a loop, insert hook in next stitch, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through 2, yarn over, pull through 2.

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Easy Potholder Crochet Pattern Instructions


Make 2.

MAIN PART:

Made with CA.

Ch 26.

Row 1: Ldc in 2nd and 3rd ch from hook, Ldc in each st across, turn (=26 st).

Row 2: Ch 2 (doesn’t count as st), Ldc in each st across, turn (=26 st).

Row 3-16: Repeat row 2.

LOOP: 

Without fastening off on Main Part, FSC 10 st, sl st in last Ldc made.

Fasten off & cut yarn.

EDGING:

Made with contrasting color of your choice (CB &/or CC).

Make slipknot and work first stitch into the other corner on row 16, of where you made the loop.

Sc 1 in each st across until you reach loop, sc 1 in each FSC you made on the loop, sc evenly along the next edge.

Fasten off & cut yarn.

Finishing


Fasten threads & weave in ends.

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