Welcome to the Crochet Simple Hot Pad pattern. I use crochet for the kitchen a lot and one of my favorite things to make is hot pads. They quick to make, convenient to use, and best of all I can choose my own colors. The Simple Hot Pad is a pattern I’ve been using for years. I like to use two strands of cotton yarn because it makes it easy to place on the counter and place something hot on top of it. Please only use 100% cotton because synthetic fibers will melt and nobody wants that to happen! I would love to see what colors you choose!
This pattern is in the Simple Kitchen E-book and all will be released as free patterns however you can find them all in one convenient PDF. Here are the patterns that are included:
Note: I’ll update the links as blog posts are created for each of them
- Slip-On Mop Cover
- Dry/Wet Mop Cover
- Super Simple Sponge
- Simple Hot Pad
- Bulky Simple Hot Pad
- Simple Square Hot Pad
- Aloha Placemat
- Home Dec Coaster
- Sturdy Cast Iron Handle Cover
- Simple Curtain Tie Back
- Ulana Jar Cozy
- Simple Produce Bag
- J/6.0 mm Hook, I love my Clover Amours
- Worsted Weight #4 yarn
- Scissors, I love my Clover Patchwork
- Tapestry Needle, I love my Clover set
- 1.5 oz/43 g or 72 y/66 m. I used Yarnspirations Lily Sugar’N Cream.
4 x 4 inches = 12 hdc x 8 rows of hdc with 2 strands of yarn.
Diameter 9 inches
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
- Ch 1 doesn’t count as a stitch.
- This pattern uses 2 strands of yarn, preferably 100% cotton.
With two strands of yarn.
Round 1: Using a magic ring, ch 1, hdc 8, sl st to 1st hdc. (8 hdc)
Round 2: Ch 1, 2hdc in each stitch around. Sl st to top ch 1. (16 hdc)
Round 3: Ch 1, *hdc, 2hdc*. Repeat * to * around. Sl st to top of ch 1. (24hdc)
Round 4: Ch 1, *hdc 2, 2hdc*. Repeat * to * around. Sl st to top of ch 1. (32 hdc)
Round 5: Ch 1, *hdc 3, 2hdc*. Repeat * to * around. Sl st to top of ch 1. (40 hdc)
Round 6: Ch 1, *hdc 4, 2hdc*. Repeat * to * around. Sl st to top of ch 1. (48 hdc)
Round 7: Ch 1, *hdc 5, 2hdc*. Repeat * to * around. Sl st to top of ch 1. (56 hdc)
Round 8: Skip 1st stitch, *dc4, skip a stitch*. Repeat from * to * and sl st 1st dc. (56 dc)
Fasten off and sew in loose ends.
I hope you enjoy your Simple Hot Pad! They also make wonderful gifts for friends, neighbors, family, and teachers. You can find the Simple Kitchen E-Book HERE. You can also Pin this project for later HERE!
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