Crochet Pattern: Thick and Sturdy Potholders

By Rachel Choi – 5 Comments
New pattern in the Crochet Spot Store! Crochet a set of thick and sturdy potholders to replace your old ones. Each potholder is designed so that you can place your hand inside of it. Or if you are extra cautious and are carrying an extra hot dish, you can use both layers of the potholder to protect your palms. Potholders can also function as trivets or hot pads. The best part of all, there is absolutely no sewing required!! crochet potholders
Skill Level: crochet skill level easy

Finished Size: 7 1/4” (18.5 cm) wide, 8” (20.5 cm) tall

Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 100 yards of each color)
Recommended: 100% cotton yarn
Crochet Hook J (6.00 mm)
crochet yarn size 4

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Have a question while crocheting your potholders? Just ask!

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  1. Antonia says:

    Thank you for another great pattern! Can’t wait to try it.

  2. cherine says:

    Hi Rachel,

    Is it ok for me to use 100% acrylic yarn to make potholders?

    • Rachel says:

      Cherine, I’ve heard horror stories about acrylic yarn melting when exposed to hot temperatures, which is why I like to avoid using it for potholders.

  3. cherine says:

    Thanks Rachel for your advice..

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