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Home : Patterns : Pot Holder / Hot Pad
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Pot Holder / Hot Pad

Lion Brand« Lion® Cotton
Pattern #: kkc-pot
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 12 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size
About 9 inches

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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This is a great beginning project -- the hotpad is luxuriously thick and won't develop thin spots like store-bought potholders!
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Lion® Cotton

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 760-158: Lion Cotton Yarn: Banana
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Lion® Cotton
Navy Avocado Clove Espresso Black Evergreen Candy Colors Sherbet Swirl
*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 Knitting Needles - Size 7 [4.5 mm]   $ 3.60  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size F-5 (3.75 mm)   $ 2.30  
 

Pot Holder / Hot Pad

Lion Brand« Lion® Cotton

GAUGE:

11 sts = 3"; 6 rows = 1". When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

NOTES:

Potholder is worked with 3 strands of yarn held together throughout. To use one ball, re-roll yarn into three separate balls. (If you hare making more than one potholder, you may find it easier to get three balls of Lion Cotton to eliminate the need to re-roll.)


KNITTED POTHOLDER: With three strands of yarn held together, cast on 28 sts. Work in garter st (= k every row) until 8" from beg. Bind off until one stitch remains. Knit that st, remove needle, insert crochet hook (ch 10, sl st to base st of ch) for loop. Fasten off.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
k = knit sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)  


  Learn to Knit instructions:  http://www.lionbrand.com/learnToKnit.html


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 12 reviews)
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Pot Holder / Hot Pad Reviewed by RARNB on 2013-10-15 *****
It was very easy to make after you got used to knitting with 3 yarns. It comes out really nice. It is very thick. Thanks for sharing such a great pattern.

I used red, green and white for a Christmas potholder.


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