Christmas potholders knitting patterns

Potholders knitting patternsSizing: 20cm square

Yarn used: DROPS Muskat 1 ball each in red 12 (MC) & off-white 08 (CC)

About the yarn: DK; 100m per 50g ball; 100% cotton

Tension: 23 sts x 32 rows = 10 x 10 cm; measured over colourwork patt

Needles used: 3mm circular, 40cm

Other supplies: tapestry needle

Instructions are given for star (reindeer) potholders.

With MC, cast on 90 (86) sts. Join to work in the md, being careful not to twist. Pm to mark beg of md and pm after 45 (43) sts to mark centre of md.

Rnds 1 & 3: Purl.

Rnds 2 & 4: Knit.

Next 46 (60) rnds: [Work chart, sm] twice.

Next Rnd: Purl.

Next Rnd: Knit.

Next Rnd: Purl.

Next Rnd: K to end, cast on 20 sts.

Cast off.


Using mattress stitch, sew the two ends closed and secure the 20 cast-on sts into a loop.

Weave in ends and block.

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