Potholders Whale Kitchen Decor Fish Animal Tapestry Crochet
Protect your hands with a set of potholders like these; from now on, holding any hot dishes will be easy and fun !
This pattern describes in US terminology how to crochet a set of whale potholders as shown in pictures, made using sport weight cotton yarn and crochet hook size C (2.5 mm). Schachenmayr/SMC Catania was used to create the potholders in the pictures. Finished size will be approx. 6.7” x 6.7” (17 x 17 cm) including the edges.
These adorable potholders have a whale depicted to their front sides, are made in 2 separate panels, worked in flat rows using tapestry technique, then joined together and finished with a pretty contrasting colored edging all around, including a hanging loop. The potholders are double layered, making them sturdy and thick enough to hold all hot dishes.
Skill level: intermediate crochet.
Approx. Gauge: 10 sts x 10 rows: 1.57” x 1.57” (4 x 4 cm)
Full color charts and written instructions are both included.
crochet hook size C (2.5 mm)
yarn, for 2 potholders: white (approx. 50 gr, 137 yds, 125 m), blue (approx. 15 gr, 42 yds, 38 m), dark yellow (approx. 10 gr, 28 yds, 25 m), small amount of black for embroidery
stitch marker, tapestry needle, pins, scissors
optional: kitchen scale, measuring tape; to weigh/measure separate balls of yarn
Stitches and techniques used: chain, slip stitch, single crochet, tapestry technique, blocking (optional)
This crochet pattern is an original ©Millionbells design, described in English, using US terminology.
• English version (US terms) of the pattern (PDF) is available as instant download after received payment.
- PDF Crochet Pattern
- English (US terms), Inches
- Written Instructions, Clear Pictures
Materials you need at home:
- crochet hook size C (2.5 mm)
- yarn, for 2 potholders: white (approx. 50 gr, 137 yds, 125 m), blue (approx. 15 gr, 42 yds, 38 m), dark yellow (approx. 10 gr, 28 yds, 25 m), small amount of black for embroidery
- stitch marker, tapestry needle, pins, scissors
- optional: kitchen scale, measuring tape; to weigh/measure separate balls of yarn
Hello dear fellow crocheters. Thank you for visiting my pattern shop. My name is Marjan, I come from a family with creative genes, which I fortunately inherited. Besides designing new and contemporary crochet patterns, I have a creative side job as a florist, close to my hometown here in the Netherlands. I hope, that you like my designs and have as much fun crocheting as I do!