Sunday, June 22, 2008

Potholder/hotpad - crocheted (Part II)

Continue to single crochet into each stitch. You can add other colors, if you like. The ends don't have to be woven in (I just tied a square knot) because they'll be inside the finished pad:

If you look at the potholder from the side, it will look like a purse or pocket:

But when you squash it on the diagonal, you can see what you're working towards:

When the edges - on the diagonal - meet, cut the yarn and sew it up:

One side:

The other side:

Ta-da! A perfect way to use up scraps of cotton yarn left over from knitting dishcloths.



Blogger Tammy said...

Thanks so much for posting this tutorial! I'm gonna have to try this.

10:13 PM  
Blogger Wool Winder said...

That was interesting! Looks like fun too.

9:35 AM  
Blogger Meg said...

looking good! love those hot pads. they are my favorite ones to use...same with that dishcloth pattern.

7:20 AM  
Blogger Janet said...

I love the hot pads!

Thanks for coming by today.


6:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They're great made out of cotton yarn. Very thick and sturdy.

2:55 PM  

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