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Protect your hands with a set of potholders like these; from now on, holding any hot dishes will be easy and fun !


This pattern describes in US terminology how to crochet a set of whale potholders as shown in pictures, made using sport weight cotton yarn and crochet hook size C (2.5 mm). Schachenmayr/SMC Catania was used to create the potholders in the pictures. Finished size will be approx. 6.7” x 6.7” (17 x 17 cm) including the edges.

These adorable potholders have a whale depicted to their front sides, are made in 2 separate panels, worked in flat rows using tapestry technique, then joined together and finished with a pretty contrasting colored edging all around, including a hanging loop.
The potholders are double layered, making them sturdy and thick enough to hold all hot dishes.


Skill level: intermediate crochet.

Approx. Gauge: 10 sts x 10 rows: 1.57” x 1.57” (4 x 4 cm)


Materials used:

- crochet hook size C (2.5 mm)

- yarn, for 2 potholders: white (approx. 50 gr, 137 yds, 125 m), blue (approx. 15 gr, 42 yds, 38 m), dark yellow (approx. 10 gr, 28 yds, 25 m), small amount of black for embroidery

- stitch marker, tapestry needle, pins, scissors

- optional: kitchen scale, measuring tape; to weigh/measure separate balls of yarn


Stitches and techniques used: chain, slip stitch, single crochet, tapestry technique, blocking (optional)

Full color charts and written instructions are both included.


This crochet pattern is an original ©Millionbells design and is available in:

- English (US terms)


If you like this design, see my pattern shop to view all Millionbells crochet patterns.

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Whale Potholders Kitchen Decor Crochet Pattern PDF

€ 3,50Prijs
  • Please note: Because of the digital nature, PDF crochet patterns can not be exchanged, canceled or refunded after purchasing.  

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