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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

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

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

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

Wiggly Hot Mat – Free Crochet Pattern

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Wiggly Hot Mat FP336 Edited By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon Skill: Easy Size: About 5 inches square Materials: Size 10 Crochet Thread: White (200 yds) & Shaded Purples (120

Wrought Iron Cookie Baskets – 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

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

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

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. 

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

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. 

Ruffled Rose Napkin Holder

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Years ago they crafted napkin holder crochet designs like these using a wire frame.  Today these wire frames are no longer available but the design can still be used.  If you crochet a

Beginner Oval Hot Mat

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Hot pads are one of the most useful items to crochet and most of the time they are quick and easy to make. When you create a hot pad or potholder it

Queen Anne’s Lace Vintage Potholder

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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

Camille Rose Vintage Potholder

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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

Vintage Daisy Potholder

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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

Ruffled Rose Hot Mat Doilies

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Years ago while shopping in an antique store I found what I thought was a doily but it had several rounds of crochet along the back of the piece that formed

Bottle Cap Magic! Rolling River Trivet

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Years ago yarn companies published a lot of Bottle Cap Trivet crochet patterns.  Luckily we are able to create an archive of vintage crochet patterns here on this site.  Not only

Bottle Top Magic! Autumn Trivets

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  These unique trivet patterns are easy to crochet using sport weight cotton yarn and steel crochet hook size 0.  Gauge is not super important while crafting this project as long as

Pebbly Popcorn Easy Crochet Mats

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  Pebbly Popcorn Mats – Free Crochet Pattern   These Pebbly Popcorn Mats are very versatile for use in your kitchen.  They are easy to crochet using a double stand of

Granny Basket Potholder

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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

Bottle Top Magic! Blue Star Trivet

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  Bottle Top Magic – Blue Star Trivet   The Bottle Top Magic continues with the beautiful Blue Star Hot Plate Mat.  When you are cooking it will be so handy to have

Rose Granny Potholder

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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

Lantern Potholder

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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.

Bottle Top Magic! Magic Mats

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Edited By:Maggie Weldon All Rights Reserved Copyright 2010 Skill: Easy Sizes: Place Mat – 17″ wide x 11″ long and Hot Plate – 8″ across   Materials: Size 10 Crochet Thread: White

Bottle Top Magic! Crochet Grape Trivets

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The Bottle Top Magic! continues.  Here are patterns for more Crochet Grape Trivets in 3 sizes. Edited By:Maggie Weldon All Rights Reserved Copyright 2010 Skill: Beginner   FREE Crochet Pattern –

Rescued Trivet

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            I love to visit resale shops and antique stores.  This morning I stopped at our local Goodwill Store which is conveniently located on my way