This pastel potholder is colorful, but you don't have to worry about working any color changes. The colors are all included in one variegated yarn.
If you have an Americana themed kitchen, these potholders are a great addition to theme. They're also a nice addition to a Fourth of July table (or barbecue area / picnic table, as the case may be.)
The starting point for this potholder is the easy afghan stitch potholder linked above. The only difference: a design was stitched onto this potholder before the edging was added. This particular design features a greeting appropriate for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.
If you have Jewish friends, colleagues, or family members, a hand crocheted pair of potholders would be a delightful way to give them your good wishes for a sweet year.
Magic Potholder - Free Patterns and Instructions
The "Magic Potholder" is a clever and innovative idea; it's basically a double-layered potholder that is crocheted in a single piece. I've seen multiple variations of this type of design; it's a popular concept.
Here are a few links to other web sites where you will find free patterns and instructions for crocheting magic potholders.
- Magic Potholder at Mielkesfarm.com: AKA "Double-thick Diagonally Crocheted Potholder"
- Magic Potholder in Seed Stitch: This version of the magic potholder was designed by Theresa Richardson.
- Magic Potholder Video Demonstration: See Theresa Richardson demonstrate how to crochet her seed stitch potholder in this Youtube video.
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