social

Making Crochet Hot Pads and Trivets

I have never liked candy corn, and recently I learned that most people don't. But I do love the colors and this was a fun and easy project to share with you.

Advertisement

Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 1

Supplies:

  • 18 yd yellow yarn
  • 18 yd orange yarn
  • 84 yd white yarn
  • size K hook
  • scissors
  • darning needle

Steps:

  1. This is done with double yarns. With your yellow first, chain 16. Make a single in the first chain. Chain 1 and skip 1 (moss or linen stitch) across. Chain 1 and turn, and repeat the pattern for 5 rows.
  2. On the sixth row, add the orange to the yellow and make the sixth row. This will give the work a blended feel. Then rows 6 through 10, do the same stitch, but with two strands of orange.
  3. Do the same with the white, blended with the orange. Finish out the last 4 with two strands of white. Weave in the tail.
  4. The reason you have 4 times the yarn for the white, is for the backing. Make the same chain 16, same stitch and your 14 rows. Because of the base chain, the bottom of any work is a bit wider, and that is why the yellow is a bit taller.
  5. NOTE: If you are wondering why you chain 16 as a base, then only crochet 14 and not 16 rows is because for some reason, a single crochet is a tiny big wider than a row is taller. If you want this to be a 6" by 6" square, this is just the way it is. Make the back, leave a 3' tail to use for sewing them together. I then make a single chain of 16 for hanging, and tied them to the back. N-JOY!!
Comment Pin it! Was this helpful? 2

More Solutions

Share on ThriftyFunThis page contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

Here is the pattern for a jolly hot mat that will fit most square and round casserole dishes. This pattern is easy enough for beginners and would be a welcome hostess gift or gift for any friend who likes to do buffet style entertaining.

Crocheted Peppermint Hot Mat

Comment Pin it! Was this helpful? 1
Read More...
Categories
Crafts Crochet PatternsApril 26, 2014
Pages
More
👔
Father's Day Ideas!
🌻
Gardening
🐛
Pest Control
👒
Mother's Day Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2021-04-28 08:29:57 in 2 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2021 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
https://www.thriftyfun.com/Making-Crochet-Hot-Pads-and-Trivets.html