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The Country Crochet Hot Pads are as functional as they are adorable. Use this easy pattern to make double thick hot pads which work well as a trivet or a potholder and can be modified to match any decor.

gray and white Crochet Potholder hanging

You’ll love that these crochet hot pads are big enough to hold a large dish so you won’t need multiple hot pads to protect your table from one hot dish (or hotdish if you’re from Minnesota).


crochet trivet hot pad under dish

By using the spider stitch, which is a simple sc, ch 1, sc, all in the same stitch, you already get a fairly dense fabric, but by making and joining two sides, you get a wonderfully thick hot pad.

front and back of crochet hot pad being assembled

The style of the Country Crochet Hot Pad matches the rest of the Country Crochet line and gives great modern farmhouse style to this simple kitchen staple. They’d also look really cute as dishcloths and match the Country Dishcloths perfectly!

If you decide to use other yarn make sure you use cotton and not acrylic. Cotton can withstand the heat of a dish from the oven but acrylic can leave you with a burnt mess.

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Country Crochet Hot Pad

 

Skill Level: Easy

Gauge:

4″ x 4″ =7 spider stitches by 13 rows

Finished Size:

approx 9″ x 9″

Materials

4 Medium weight cotton yarn,  (2.5 oz / 71g, 120 yards / 109 meters)

Size I/5.5m crochet hook (You can by my absolute favorite hooks right on Amazon!)

Large Eye Tapestry Needle

Related: Clover Amour Crochet Hook Review

Abbreviations:

ch(s): chain(s)
sc(s): single crochet(s)
st(s): stitch(es)
sp: space
yo: yarn over
sl st: slip stitch
sk: skip
MC: Main Color
CC: Contrasting Color

Notes:

The crochet hot pads are worked from the center out using the spider stitch. Increases are made in the corner stitches every other row.

If you join two sides together to make a double thick hot pad, you can carry up the yarn as you do the color changes and don’t have worry about weaving in ends.

carrying yarn on wrong side

After joining the sides of the hot pads, you may want to wet it and lay flat to dry while smoothing it out. I didn’t find it necessary to pin it while blocking.

gray and white crochet trivet hot pad before blocking

Country Crochet Hot Pad Pattern Instructions

Start with a Magic ring using the MC

R1: ch 1, sc 8 in circle, join with sl st to 1st sc.

R2: ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in ea st, join with sl st to 1st sc.

R3: ch 1, [(sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-1 sp, (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 2, sc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-1 sp] 4 times, join with sl st to 1st sc.

R4: with CC,  ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in the next 2 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-2 sp, [(sc, ch 1, sc) in next 3 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch-1, sc)  in ch-2 sp] 3 times, (sc, ch 1 sc) in the next ch-1 sp, join with sl st to 1st sc.

R5: ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next 2 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 2, sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-1 sp, [(sc, ch 1, sc) in the next 3 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 2, sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-1 sp] 3 times, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next ch-1 sp, join with sl st to 1st sc.

R6:  with MC, ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in the next 3 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-2 sp, [(sc, ch 1, sc) in next 5 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch-1, sc)  in ch-2 sp] 3 times, (sc, ch 1 sc) in the next 2 ch-1 sps, join with sl st to 1st sc.

R7: ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next 3 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 2, sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-1 sp, [(sc, ch 1, sc) in the next 5 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 2, sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-1 sp] 3 times, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next 2 ch-1 sps, join with sl st to 1st sc.

R8:  with CC, ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in the next 4 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-2 sp, [(sc, ch 1, sc) in next 7 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch-1, sc) in ch-2 sp] 3 times, (sc, ch 1 sc) in the next 3 ch-1 sps, join with sl st to 1st sc.

R9: ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next 4 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 2, sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-1 sp, [(sc, ch 1, sc) in the next 7 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 2, sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-1 sp] 3 times, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next 3 ch-1 sps, join with sl st to 1st sc.

R10:  with MC, ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in the next 5 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-2 sp, [(sc, ch 1, sc) in next 9 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch-1, sc) in ch-2 sp] 3 times, (sc, ch 1 sc) in the next 4 ch-1 sps, join with sl st to 1st sc.

R11: ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next 5 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 2, sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-1 sp, [(sc, ch 1, sc) in the next 9 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 2, sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-1 sp] 3 times, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next 4 ch-1 sps, join with sl st to 1st sc.

R12: with CC, ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in the next 6 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-2 sp, [(sc, ch 1, sc) in next 11 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch-1, sc) in ch-2 sp] 3 times, (sc, ch 1 sc) in the next 5 ch-1 sps, join with sl st to 1st sc.

R13: ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next 6 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 2, sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-1 sp, [(sc, ch 1, sc) in the next 11 ch-1 sps, (sc, ch 1, sc, ch 2, sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-1 sp] 3 times, (sc, ch 1, sc) in next 5 ch-1 sps, join with sl st to 1st sc.

To make a double thick hot pad, make a second side and hold the wrong sides of the hot pads together and single crochet around the entire edge of both hot pads, putting 3 scs in each corner. To add a loop for hanging the hot pad, sc, ch 7 and sc in one of the corners. Continue single crocheting around.

crochet trivet hot pad on table with spoon

5 Comments on Country Crochet Hot Pad Pattern

  1. Where can I find your video on this? I’m not seeing a link. Have also looked on YouTube and can’t find your channel. Darling potholder pattern!

    • Can you believe I don’t have a channel? It is on my to do list but all this yarn just keeps getting in the way 🙂

  2. Thank you so much….can ca wait to try this pattern. Yes the vortex closed most everything down here for two days….and now they say we may be in the 50’s Monday lol

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