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Crochet Christmas Wreath Potholder

Create a festive holiday potholder with a crochet Christmas wreath design. This unique and practical item will not only protect your hands from hot pots and pans but also add a touch of seasonal cheer to your kitchen decor. Using green, red, and white yarn, you can crochet a wreath motif complete with holly leaves, berries, and a bow. The intricate details of the design will make this potholder a standout piece in your kitchen. Whether you are an experienced crocheter or a beginner looking for a new challenge, this potholder pattern is a great way to showcase your skills and spread some Christmas joy. Handmade with love, this potholder will not only serve a practical purpose but also bring a festive spirit to your home during the holiday season.

Easy Skill

Size:Finished size - 7" across

Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn:

White (W) - 2 oz (56 g), 110 yd (100 m); Green (G) - 1 oz (28 g), 55 yd (50 m); Small amount of Red (R).

Yarn needle.

Note:Cotton yarn is recommended for potholders.

Crochet Hook: Size G-6 (4.00 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

Abbreviations

beg - beginning
ch - chain
dc - double crochet
lp - loop
rem - remaining
rep - repeat
rnd - round
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
sp - space
st - stitch
yo - yarn over


BACK
(Make 2)
Rnd 1:(Right Side) Starting at center, using W, ch 1 (center ch), ch 3 (counts as first dc), work 11 dc in center ch; join with sl st to first dc. (12 dc)
DO NOT TURN EACH ROUND.

Rnd 2:Ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in next dc around; join. (24 dc)

Rnd 3:Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, dc in next dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc) around; join. (36 dc)

Rnd 4:Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, dc in next 2 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc) around; join. (48 dc)

Rnd 5:Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc) around; join. (60 dc)

Rnd 6:Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, dc in next 4 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc) around; join. (72 dc) Finish off and weave in ends.

FRONT
Rnd 1:(Right Side) With G, ch 36; join with sl st to first ch to form ring; (eyelet round) ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2), * skip next ch, dc in next ch, ch 2; rep from * around; join with sl st to first dc. (18 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 2:Sl st in next ch-2 sp, ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), 2 dc in same sp, 4 dc in next ch-2 sp, * 3 dc in next 2 ch-2 sps, 4 dc in next ch-2 sp; rep from * around to last ch-2 sp, 3 dc in last ch-2 sp; join with sl st to first dc. (60 dc)

Rnd 3:Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, dc in next 4 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc) around; join. (72 dc) Do not finish off.

Edging
Holding right sides of Backs to wrong side of Front and the right side of the Front facing you, working through all 3 thicknesses, continuing with G, ch 1,sc in same sts as joining, ch 15, sl st in first ch (to form hanger), sc in same st as joining; ch 4, skip next dc, (sc in next dc, ch 4, skip next dc) around; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.

TIE
With R, ch 100. Finish off and weave in ends.

Finishing
Weave tie through Eyelet round, starting and ending at under the hanger at the bottom of potholder. Tie in a bow.

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