Free Crochet Pattern: Subtle Weave Trivet

By Rachel Choi – 4 Comments

Crochet this quick trivet to place your hot pots and plates on. The trivet is crocheted with 2 strands of yarn held together to create a thick and sturdy fabric, perfect for shielding your table. Pick 2 strands of different colored yarn for a more colorful look. Choose 100% cotton or wool yarn, which work well with heat compared to other materials such as acrylic. For extra protection you can even crochet 2 trivets and sew them together.

Skill Level: crochet skill level beginner

Finished Size: 6 1/2″ (16.5 cm) square
Note: Trivet can be made to be any size desired using the instructions within the pattern.

Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 50 yards)
Note: Pattern is crocheted with 2 strands of yarn held together. It is recommended to have 2 skeins of yarn with each skein being half the yardage required.
Crochet Hook K (6.50 mm)
crochet yarn size 4

12 sts and 12 rows = 4″ in pattern.

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Crochet Pattern: Trivet
With 2 strands of yarn held together, start by chain 21 or make a chain that is the desired width of the trivet.
Row 1: working in back ridge only, sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across: 20 sc
Row 2: ch 2, turn, skip first sc, sc in next sc, (ch 1, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc) across: 10 sc, 10 ch-1 spaces
Row 3: ch 2, turn, skip first sc, sc in next ch-1 space, ( ch 1, skip 1 sc, sc in next ch-1 space) across: 10 sc, 10 ch-1 spaces
Repeat row 3, 15 more times or until the trivet is as long as desired.
Row 4: ch 1, turn, sc in each st across: 20 sc
Finish off.

Need help while crocheting your trivet? Leave your questions below!

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  1. Lisa says:

    Hello-I don’t think this is the pattern for the coffee cup sleeve.

  2. Annmary Charles says:

    Thanks, Rachel! Beautiful effect with that stitch, and great idea!

  3. Twinkie Lover says:

    That stitch looks really nice. I’m thinking it would also work well for pet blankets.

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