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Home : Patterns : Crochet Trivet

Free Crochet Pattern: Crochet Trivet

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Pattern #: L0564
Rating: *****4.9 (based on 11 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size

Pictured Trivet is about 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (27 x 17.5 cm)

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Upcycle bottle caps to make this stylish trivet. Designed by Kim Hamlin.

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*Lion® Cotton (Article #760). 100% Cotton; package size: Solids: 5 oz./140g; 236yd/212m balls
Multi: 4 oz/113g; 189 yd/170m balls.

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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
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Additional Materials
Metal bottle caps from glass beer or soda bottles (25 are needed for pictured Trivet)

Crochet Trivet

Lion Brand® Lion® Cotton


Exact gauge is not essential to this project.


Yarn amount is sufficient to make multiple Trivets.

BOTTLE CAP COVER (for pictured Trivet, cover 9 caps with A and 16 with B)
Note: Diagrams are provided for 4 different styles of Trivets. Cover bottle caps as needed to follow diagram for desired style of Trivet.
With A or B, chain 2.
Work 7 single crochet into the first chain, then join with a slip stitch in the first single crochet to join.
Pull yarn tail to draw center of crochet tightly together.
Round 1: Chain 1. Work 2 single crochet into each single crochet around. Join with a slip stitch in the first single crochet to join – 14 single crochet at the end of this round.
Round 2: Chain 1. *Insert hook into the back loop of the next single crochet, yarn over and pull through and pull up a loop, keep loop on hook and repeat from * in next 6 stitches, leaving loop on hook; repeat from * 6 more times. Place these 7 loops onto a double pointed knitting needle. Repeat from * in remaining single crochet stitches, keeping these loops on your hook.

Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread the yarn tail into a blunt needle. Lay crochet Cover onto a flat surface. Lay bottle cap, face down and centered, on top.
Pull yarn tail to gather Cover around bottle cap. Knot yarn tail securely, but do not cut.
When you have covered all the caps needed for desired Trivet, use yarn tails to sew caps together.
Weave in ends.


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.9 (based on 11 reviews)
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Crochet Trivet Reviewed by Chelsea Adams on 2014-02-05 *****
Easy to crochet. Takes a bit of time to put together, but it's worth it. I use mine all the time, and it would make a great housewarming gift.

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