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Simple Double Thick Potholder – Single Crochet

Looking for a free double thick potholder pattern to try? This Simple Double Thick Potholder crochet pattern is a great project to try.

This basic double thick hot pad pattern uses the slip stitch, the chain stitch and the single crochet stitch, great for a beginner. The double thick crochet potholder pattern is a simple repeat. Great for watching TV and crocheting.

These double thick potholders are easy and quick to make. They work great and are durable. Double thick crocheted pads are great gifts too. You can choose a color to go with their décor or a neutral that would go with anyone’s style. They are practical too.

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You want to make sure you use 100% cotton yarn, so there is no chance of melting yarn. Lily Sugar n Cream works well and is easy to get.

You do not use all of the yarn. so what can you do with the left over scraps of cotton yarn. Make an ice pop holder or face cleaning pads.

I been making all kinds of different dishcloths too with cotton yarn free herringbone dish cloths crochet patterncreamsicle dishcloth pattern, and even berry dishcloth so I decided to do another set in a different stitch.

I also made this blue wave dishtowel using the ripple stitch.

More Easy and Quick Double Potholder Crochet Patterns – Hot Pad

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How to Make a Free Cotton Simple Double Thick Potholder Crochet Pattern


  • Scissors
  • tapestry needle
  • 5, 3.75 mm crochet hook 
  • 1 – 3 oz Lily Sugar n Cream in Moondance any other worsted weight 100% cotton yarn approx 2.2 oz
  • 1 – 4 oz Lily Sugar n Cream in Indigo any other worsted weight 100% cotton yarn approx 2.2 oz

Simple Double Thick Potholder Single Crochet Stitch Pattern

Abbreviations – US Terms

  • yo – yarn over
  • sl – slip stitch
  • sc – single crochet

You can make a larger or smaller potholder by using any number of chains.

Free printable pattern at the bottom of the pattern. Just click on link and print pdf out.

For it to be a thick potholder you need a tight tension. If yours is loose you will want to go down a hook size.

Approx. 7.25 in x 7.25 in ( 18.41 cm x 18.41 cm)

Chain 36

Row 1: In 2nd chain from the hook, sc in each chain until the end. Add 1 extra sc in the last chain. Continue around sc in each chain on the opposite side. Add one extra sc at the last sc.

Continue around in a continuous round until the two side meet and it forms a square. 20 rows total.

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Then at the corner where the 2 sides meet chain 20. Attach to the start of the chain with a slip stitch. Slip stitch through both single crochet stitches long the two edges until you have closed up the seam.

Cut and tie off. Weave in the ends using a tapestry needle.

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Free Cotton Double Thick Pot Holder Printable Crochet Pattern

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