05 Apr

Free Crochet Pattern Shell Dress Potholder #96

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Shell Dress Potholder FP128 Edited By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon Skill: Easy Size: 6” wide x 8” tall. Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn; Pink (MC) – 1 ½ oz, 72 yd (42 g, 65 m); Small amount White (CC); Yarn Needle. Crochet Hook: Size G-6 (4.00 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge. Gauge: 8 [...]

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09 Mar

Free Crochet Pattern Modern Hot Pad #69

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Modern Hot Pad FP130 Original Design By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon Skill: Beginner Size: 9” diameter. Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn; Brown (Br) – ¾ oz, 36 yd (21 g, 32 m); Blue (Bl) – ¾ oz, 36 yd (21 g, 32 m); White (W) – ½ oz, 24 yd (14 g, 22 m); Yarn Needle. Crochet [...]

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03 Mar

Free Crochet Pattern Grape Cluster Potholder #63

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Grape Cluster Potholder FP115 Original Design By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon Skill: Easy Size: 8 ½” across. Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn; Purple (P) – ½ oz, 28 yd (14 g, 25 m); Green (G) – 1 oz, 55 yd (28 g, 50 m); White (W) – ½ oz, 28 yd (14 g, 25 m); Yarn Needle. Crochet [...]

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15 Feb

Free Crochet Pattern Forget-Me-Not Potholder #46

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Forget-Me-Not Potholder FP120 Original Design By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon Skill: Easy Size: 8 ½” across. Materials: Yarn Needle; Worsted Weight Yarn; White (W) – 2 oz, 110 yd (56 g, 99 m); Small amounts Blue (B), Green (G) and Yellow (Y). Crochet Hook: Size I-9 (5.50 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge. Gauge: Rnds [...]

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10 Feb

Free Crochet Pattern Cluster Flower Potholder #41

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Cluster Flower Potholder FP434 Original Design By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon Skill: Easy Size: About 8″ round. Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn: White – 2 oz Pink – 2 oz Green – 1 oz Small amount Yellow Yarn Needle. Crochet Hook: Size I-9 (5.50 mm) Special Stitches Beginning Cluster (beg-cl): Ch 3 (counts as first dc), keeping last lp [...]

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07 Feb

Free Crochet Pattern Strawflower Potholder #38

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  Strawflower Potholder FP432 Original Design By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon Skill: Easy Size: About 9″ round. Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn: Off-White – 3 oz Small amounts of Gold and Brown Yarn Needle. Crochet Hook: Size I-9 (5.50 mm) Special Stitches Beginning Cluster (beg-cl): Ch 4 (counts as first tr), keeping last lp of each st [...]

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01 Feb

Free Crochet Pattern Daisy Potholder #32

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  Daisy Potholder FP112 Original Design By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon Skill: Easy Size: 8 ½” across. Materials: Yarn Needle; Worsted Weight Yarn; White (W) – 2 oz, 110 yd (56 g, 99 m); Yellow (Y) – 2 oz, 110 yd (56 g, 99 m);Small amount of Green (G). Crochet Hook: Size I-9 (5.50 mm) [...]

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18 Jan

Round Rose Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern

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In my dining room I have the cutest white rooster hook rack. I can’t remember where I bought it but I just love it. On the hooks I have several of my favorite vintage potholders. The Round Rose Potholder is a vintage design that I found at an antique show. Try this in a variety of [...]

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07 Jan

Cathedral Window Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern

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While most needlework originated out of necessity, it flourishes out of a need to create something beautiful and a need to share that beauty with loved ones. Judging by the great condition of many vintage potholders, I don’t think they were used in cooking that much.  Working them with crochet cotton thread makes them rather [...]

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06 Jan

Wrought Iron Rooster Potholder Set- Free Crochet Pattern

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This unique design comes from a book called Wrought Iron Crochet, published in 1954 by Lily.  In black these designs do look just like wrought iron.  Imagine this design worked in vibrant colors to match your kitchen décor.   If you make this design please send pictures.  We would love to see them. Included in the [...]

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30 Dec

Vintage Bloomers Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern

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When I visit antique shows in search of vintage crochet, I am always amazed and excited with the variety I find.  I see vintage patterns and never see the actual piece.  Then I see a piece that I have never seen the pattern for.  On rare occasions, I find both and that is exciting. I [...]

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25 Dec

Christmas Tree Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern

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Wouldn’t it be fun to make ALL the vintage potholders?  They would look so beautiful together.  There are a lot of potholders that are similar to one another.  This Christmas Tree Potholder is very different.  It is so stunning!!!  This is one potholder you do not want to miss in your collection.  Crochet this design [...]

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16 Dec

Five Sided Granny Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern

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Here’s another addition to our vintage potholder collection.  The colors are so nostalgic and the potholder is reminiscent of days gone by. These vintage potholders are more for collecting than actual use.  They can be used as hot mats, but they are not recommended for potholders. Create these potholders with any arrangement of crochet cotton colors [...]

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27 Nov

Queen Anne’s Lace Vintage Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern

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  While most needlework originated out of necessity, it flourishes out of a need to create something beautiful and a need to share that beauty with loved ones. Judging by the great condition of many vintage potholders, I don’t think they were used in cooking that much.  Working them with crochet cotton thread makes them [...]

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23 Nov

Camille Rose Vintage Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern

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While most needlework originated out of necessity, it flourishes out of a need to create something beautiful and a need to share that beauty with loved ones. Judging by the great condition of many vintage potholders, I don’t think they were used in cooking that much.  Working them with crochet cotton thread makes them rather [...]

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21 Nov

Vintage Daisy Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern

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  While most needlework originated out of necessity, it flourishes out of a need to create something beautiful and a need to share that beauty with loved ones. Judging by the great condition of many vintage potholders, I don’t think they were used in cooking that much.  Working them with crochet cotton thread makes them [...]

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30 Oct

Granny Basket Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern

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  Granny Basket Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern Colorful hand crochet potholders became a creative kitchen staple during the 1940’s and 1950’s. I think they used designs like this more for decoration than actual use.  Now you can create this nostalgic looking potholder reminiscent of the ones our mothers and grandmothers used to make with this delightful Granny [...]

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14 Oct

Rose Granny Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern

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Rose Granny Square Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern I found this beautiful crochet potholder at the Liberty Antique show.  This Rose Granny Crochet Potholder is worked with size 10 crochet cotton thread.  You could try it with larger yarns, especially sport weight cotton.  If it gets too large you could decrease the number of rows.  [...]

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13 Oct

Lantern Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern

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Free Crochet Pattern – Lantern Potholder Try this pattern in a rainbow of colors!How about all orange for a Halloween Lantern or red and green for Christmas? The possibilities are endless. Edited By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2010 by Maggie Weldon Skill: Easy Materials: Size 10 Crochet Thread: Green, Yellow Crochet Hook: Size 7 (1.65 mm) [...]

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