6-Sided Crochet Pot Holder

The useful pot holder is an essential part in a kitchen. Not only are the crochet pot-holders appealing, but they are also thicker then most commercially produced ones. The 24 cm/9 1/2 inches in diameter pot holder is big enough to protect counter tops from heat damages.

Materials
This project is of easy difficulty level.
2 crochet thread cotton (size 4)medium, in two colors (blue, green)
1 crochet hook 5.5 mm (I-9)
scissors

Abbreviations
sl st slip stitch
cs chain stitch
sc single crochet

Instructions
This six-sided pot-holder with spiraling increases will be crocheted in a circular fashion. Each row will alternate in color blue and green. Take your thread (blue) and make a slip knot and use your crochet hook to chain 5 stitches and connect in the first chain stitch with a sl st (slip stitch) to form a circle.

  • 1st round: blue: 1 cs (chain stitch) and 6 sc (single crochet) to make a disc. Connect with a sl st in 1st sc.
  • 2nd round: green: 1 cs, 2 sc in each previous sc for a total of 12 sc, sl st in 1st sc.
  • 3th round: blue: 1 cs in same previous sc loop of cs, alternate 1 sc and 2 sc in previous 12 sc for a total of 18 sc, sl st in 1st sc.
  • 4th round: green: 1 cs in same previous sc loop of cs, alternate 2x 1 sc and 2 sc in previous 18 sc for a total of 24 sc, sl st in 1st sc.
  • 5th round: blue: 1 cs in same previous sc loop of cs, alternate 3x 1 sc and 2 sc in previous 24 sc for a total of 30 sc, sl st in 1st sc.
  • 6th to 15th round: alternate green and blue: 1 cs in same previous sc loop of cs, alternate 4x – 13x 1 sc and 2 sc in previous sc, sl st in 1st sc.
  • 16th round: blue: 8 cs in same previous sc loop of cs, connect to 1st cs of this chain, alternate 14x sc and 2 sc in previous sc, sl st in 1st sc. Make 1 cs, 10 sc around chain circle, connect with one sl st. Work the thread in your project and cut tails.

About Creative Valérie

Creative Valérie enjoys crocheting in her free time. Having so many crochet ideas, she likes to share her crochet projects with tutorials on her website as well as on social media. For over 20 years Creative Valérie has made numerous crochet projects for family and friends. Just recently she decided to take her hobby to the next level and share her newest projects on her website as well as on social media.

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