Crochet Tutorial Mouse Potholder

This quick and easy free crochet tutorial Mouse Potholder is the ideal pattern if you’re looking to work something up in jiff.

The extra thickness means you can pick up any hot pot or pan without endangering your fingers. If you’re all set on potholders in your own kitchen, this crochet potholder pattern would be a perfect housewarming gift or last-minute hostess gift.

You will need:
Hook 9.0 for potholder
Hook 3.5 for eyes
Acrylic yarn (200g/100 m) of grey color
Acrylic yarn of pink and black colors for eyes, ears and nose
2 halfbeads for eyes
Glue
Inc – increase, dec – decrease, sc – single crochet, sl st – sleep stitch, ch – chain

Potholder (hook 9.0)

Row 1: 3 sc into the magic ring (in total 3 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, inc, sc, inc (in total 5 sc)
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, inc, 3 sc, inc (in total 7 sc)
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc into the each sc of previous row (in total 7 sc)
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, inc, 5 sc, inc (in total 9 sc)
Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc into the each sc of previous row (in total 9 sc)
Row 7: Ch 1, turn, inc, 7 sc, inc (in total 11 sc)
Row 8: Ch 1, turn, sc into the each sc of previous row (in total 11 sc)
Row 9: Ch 1, turn, inc, 9 sc, inc (in total 13 sc)
Row 10: Ch 1, turn, sc into the each sc of previous row (in total 13 sc)
Row 11: Ch 1, turn, inc, 11 sc, inc (in total 15 sc)
Row 12-15: Ch 1, turn, sc into the each sc of previous row (15 sc in each row)
Row 16: Ch 1, turn, dec, 11 sc, dec (in total 13 sc)
Row 17: Ch 1, turn, sc into the each sc of previous row (in total 13 sc)
Row 18: Ch 1, turn, dec, 9 sc, dec (in total 11 sc)
Row 19: Ch 1, turn, dec, 7 sc, dec (in total 9 sc)
Row 20: Ch 1, turn, dec, 5 sc, dec (in total 7 sc)
Row 21: Ch 1, turn, dec, 3 sc, dec (in total 5 sc)
Row 21: Work 1 slip stitch in each sc all the way around and make tail (20 ch)

Eyes (hook 3.5)
Row 1: 6 sc into the magic ring (in total 6 sc)

Made by Iris F.

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