Square Pot-Holder in Autumn Colors

Easy Crochet Pot-Holder in Autumn colors Always practical in any kitchen a pot-holder is always a great gift-idea. Making your own square pot-holder to decorate and use in your kitchen is a way to leave your unique mark.

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. 6 1/2 in. x 6 1/2 in. (16 cm x 16 cm).

Check out the video instructions at the bottom of the instructions, if you prefer.

Materials Needed for this Square Crochet Pot-Holder

Choose your own Autumn colors. Choice in the photo:
1 crochet thread cotton dark red, and/or corn yellow,
1 crochet thread cotton teal green,
1 crochet hook 3.5 mm (E-4),
scissors

Written Instructions to Square Pot-Holder

  • cs = chain stitch
  • sc = single crochet stitch
  • sl st = slip stitch

The thread colors in the photo- and video-instructions vary from the Autumn post picture.

Crochet First Row of the Magic Circle
Crochet First Row of the Magic Circle
For the first row:

Start with a slip knot on your hook. Make a loop with the tail-end of the yarn. Make 6 single crochet (sc) around the loop of the tail-end. Tighten to a circle by pulling the tail-end. Make a slip stitch (sl st) to connect this row.

Row #2 of inner crochet circle.
Row #2 of inner crochet circle.
For the second row:

Start with a chain stitch (cs) for the hight of a sc, and make two sc in each previous sc stitch for a total count of 12 sc. Connect this row with a sl st.

Make 4 corner of 3 single crochets.
Make 4 corner of 3 single crochets.
For the third and following rows: 

3rd round: 1 cs, repeat 4x [3 sc in first of previous sc and 1 sc in each previous 2 sc] to make a square, connect with 1 sl st.

4th round: 1 cs, repeat 4x [3 sc in first of previous sc and 1 sc in each previous 4 sc], connect with 1 sl st.

5th to 30th round: 1 cs, repeat 4x [3 sc in first of previous sc and 1 sc in each previous sc by adding 2 sc to each straight row-section], connect with 1 sl st.

Square Crochet Pot-Holder (4) 31st round:

Change thread to white crochet threat (or alternative color) and proceed the last sc-row as before.

32th round:

Make the finishing slip stitches in this row and in first corner chain 10 stitches, sl st into next sc, 1 cs, 12 sc around chain, sl st onto project and sl st around project.

Check out the video instructions on this Crochet Pot-Holder for more information and visual hints on how to make this project.

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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