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.

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5 Comments:

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.

Janet

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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