I’m so excited to release my free pattern for C2C Crochet Cactus Pot Holder. This is the first my C2C Crochet Cactus Series that I will be releasing. I’m in love with all things crochet and cactus and this pattern combines both. I have been redesigning my home and I’m using cactus and succulents as a theme. It all started with a few succulents plants on the kitchen window and my love blossomed with all things succulent and cactus.
Using C2C graphing this little square works up quickly and you can change colors to you’re desire. I like using household twine in my pot holders as they give a slight firmness that holds up cotton yarn. Cotton yarn is recommended to use when making pot holders because acrylic yarn will melt. In C2C Crochet Cactus Pot Holder the graph is the front square and the back is a square made of simple double crochet rows in twine. The two squares are then assembled together by single crocheting around. To add some texture I added a crab stitch or reverse single crochet around border. Adding a flower is an addition that give a little pop of color.
If you’re new to C2C graph crocheting than this an easy pattern that can be worked up. If you love cactuses or know someone that does than this is a pattern you’ll want to make. I love seeing my C2C Crochet Cactus Pot Holder in my kitchen. Using my Free pattern for Crocheted Cast Iron Handle Cover you can make a handle cover to match your C2C Crochet Cactus Pot Holder.
Check out my other Crocheted C2C Patterns: Bulky Crocheted C2C Cactus Blanket, Crocheted C2c Cactus ALOE! Blanket, Crocheted C2C Cactus Baby Blanket, Crocheted C2C Cactus Pot Holder, Crocheted C2C Cactus Wall Hanging, and Crocheted C2C Cactus Pillow. All are projects that work up quick and are fun additions to your house or great gifts.
CH = Chain
SC = Single Crochet
DC = Double Crochet
Reverse SC = Crab Crochet Stitch
SL ST = Slip Stitch
For Front of Crocheted C2C Pot Holder using G Hook and my pattern for Crochet C2C Cactus Square. When square is complete don’t fasten off. After your last SL ST using Overcast with right side of design facing you (right side will be with your first cluster in the bottom right hand corner facing you), CH 1, SC in next gap between clusters, CH 2, in corner SC, CH 1, SC, CH 2, SC in next gap between clusters. You will do this all the way around as well as SC, CH 1, SC in corners. SL to CH 1 of First Ch 3. Fasten off.
For Back using G Hook household twine, CH 24.
Row 1: DC in 3 stitch from hook, DC each chain across. (22 DC)
Row 2- 12: CH 2, DC in each stitch in row. (22 DC)
Border: CH 1, SC in 21 stitches across, in last stitch SC, CH 1, SC, 20 SC on next side, in corner (1st stitch on other side) SC, CH 1, SC , 20 SC, in last stitch SC, CH 1, SC, 2o SC on next side, in corner SC, CH 1, SL ST to first SC of Border. Fasten off.
Flower: Magic Ring, CH 2, DC, DC, CH 2, SL ST in center, repeat 3 more times and leave a long tail to sew on, pull center close. Sew Flower on to Crocheted C2C Cactus Square.
Knot and sew in any lose ends.
With wrong sides together and Cactus facing you, using an I hook and 1 stand of household twine and Overcast yarn SL ST through both squares in CH 2 of front and SC on back. This will line up so for each SC on front you make you SC through a SC of back square. CH 1, SC, SC in CH 2 space of front square and through 2 SC of back. REPEAT this and on Corner in SC CH 1, SC. SL ST to first CH 1, Reverse SC in each SC and at the end end leave a long tail and weave through back of 1st Reverse SC so you stitch looks completed. Sew you ends in on the back.
Now you have your very own C2C Crocheted Cactus Pot Holder! Follow me and share your pictures on Instagram using hash-tag #pinkplumeriamaui. Follow me on Pinterest to see what I’m pinning and don’t forget to sign up for my newsletter.
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