Maybe you'd like to crochet some potholders for your own kitchen, or perhaps you'd like to make some potholders as gifts for others. Either way, these 10 terrific free, crochet potholder patterns will provide you with all of the instructions that you need.
Inspiration: Turn Potholders into Art Displays
Updated by Kathryn Vercillo
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Afghan stitch is the main stitch used for crocheting this potholder; it's accented with single crochet around the edges. The afghan stitch works up into lovely fabric that makes an ideal texture for a potholder.
This is one of the best crochet potholder patterns. It's easy. It's relaxing. It's a chic and simple design that will fit into any decor, whether your kitchen is decorated in contemporary style, country style, cottage style, or no particular style at all.
This potholder can be made fancier by adding a v-stitch edging. It can also be made to look more interesting by using different color patterns such as shaded denim. Another option is to add embroidery to this crochet potholder. There is so much you can do with this one design!
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One of the cutest ideas for potholders is to use fruit and vegetable crochet patterns to create the designs. Since potholders are used in the kitchen, this approach makes perfect sense. This particular potholder is inspired by apples so it would also make a great teacher's gift!
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Crocheting these fun Christmas-themed potholders will put you in a festive mood. You'll be baking your Christmas cookies, cakes and pies in style when you use them. Even better, crochet several sets - one set to keep and a few more to give as gifts to all the cooks on your Christmas shopping list.
This same crochet potholder pattern can be varied in colors to suit different holidays as well. For example, work it in red, white and blue for use during Fourth of July and Memorial Day parties.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Colorful Potholder Crocheted in Primary Colors
Brighten up your kitchen with these eye-catching striped potholders. These potholders are part of a coordinating gift set which also includes a dishcloth. Make the full set or just make these pretty, colorful potholders on their own. You could also vary the colors to get a completely different style.
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Diagonal Stripes Crocheted Potholder
This eye-catching potholder is crocheted using a free charted pattern featuring diagonal stripes. Work it in different colors to suit the style of your own kitchen.
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Striped Heart Potholder
This cute potholder warms the heart while keeping the hands safe from the heat of your pots and pans. It is worked in single crochet stitches using the tapestry crochet technique to create the shape of the heart. This potholder makes a great gift for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day and birthdays.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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What a great textured potholder pattern. It uses bobble stitches that protrude three-dimensionally off of the square to create a heart shape. As with the other heart potholder, this is a great one for gifting and also a good pattern for making a display for your own kitchen wall.
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Father's Day Crochet Potholder Free Pattern
These potholders are sure to elicit a giggle when presented to the dad who's famous for charring lunch every time. The details of the pattern are made using cross-stitch techniques. The cross stitch chart was designed by Connie Barwick; the free crochet potholder pattern is by Amy Solovay