Round Crochet Pot Holder

Always practical in any kitchen a pot-holder is always a great gift-idea. Made in a circular motion, the single crochet stitches are worked in the same direction to keep a clean and lean look. The dimensions are ca. ∅ 7 in. (18 cm).

1 crochet thread cotton yellow (size 3)
1 crochet thread cotton white (size 3)
1 crochet hook 3.5 mm (E-4)

(For video instructions go to bottom of the page)
Use the yellow thread and make a slip knot. Make a loop with the tail-end of the thread and start

  • 1st round: 6 sc (single crochet) and connect with 1 sl st (slip stitch).
  • 2nd round: 1 cs (chain stitch) and 2 sc in each previous sc for a total of 12 sc, mark beginning of round with a red 3-4 in. piece of thread.
  • 3rd round: 1 sc and 2x sc in individual stitch, repeat 6x for a total of 18 sc.
  • 4th – 18th round: 1sc + 1sc in each following rows, in this row 2x 1 sc and 2 sc in individual stitch for a total of 24 sc in this row. In each row you add 6 sc (4th = 24 sc, 5th = 30 sc, 6th = 36 sc, 7th = 42 sc, 8th = 48 sc, 9th = 54 sc, 10th = 60 sc, 11th = 66 sc, 12th = 72 sc, 13th = 78 sc, 14th = 84 sc, 15th = 90 sc, 16th = 96 sc, 17th = 102 sc, 18th = 108 sc).
  • 19th round: Change thread to white crochet threat and proceed the last sc-row. To make the loop for a hook, after the 6th sc, slip stitch and make 10 cs connect to previous slip-stitch with sl st, 1 cs and 15 sc around the cs. Connect and continue with sc. Sl st to connect the last sc.
  • 20th round: Make the finishing slip stitches around the project. work the tail ends into your project and cut excess.

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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