Sturdy Crocheted Cast Iron Handle Cover

Sturdy Crocheted Cast Iron Handle Cover

Sturdy Crocheted Cast Iron Handle Cover Are you a cast iron skillet user? I am! I have two and they are part of my everyday kitchen arsenal. I started using a cast iron skillet eleven years ago due to health reasons and at first I was intimidated but once I got the hang of it I never looked back. I use them to cook on my stove top as well as to bake in my oven. I keep them clean and dry and they have served me very well.

The one thing I have done many times is burn my hand on the hot handle so with inspiration from Stephanie at Crochetverse I created my own version of a Sturdy Crocheted Cast Iron Handle Cover. I like using household twine in my pot holders as they give a slight firmness that holds up cotton yarn. Cotton yarn is a must to use when making pot holders because acrylic yarn will melt. Also do not put handle cover in your oven. I use a pot holder to get my cast iron skillet out of oven and then slip on a handle cover.

Crocheted Cast Iron Handle Covers
Have you seen my pattern Crocheted C2C Cactus Pot Holder? These two patterns looks amazing together and you can customize to match your kitchen or make a fantastic gift. There are so many color choices I promise you won’t be able to make just one.

Materials Needed: 

Worsted Weight Yarn. I used Lily Sugar n’ Cream in Butter Cream Ombre & Beach Glass

H Hook , I used a Clover Armour 

Household Twine, got mine for under $3 at Home Depot

Tapestry Needle  

Stitch Marker


CH = Chain

SC = Single Crochet 

SC TOG = Single Crochet Together/Decrease

RV SC = Reverse Single Crochet or Crab Crochet Stitch

SL ST = Slip Stitch 


Crocheted Cast Iron Handle Cover

With 1 strand of yarn and 1 strand of household twine make a Magic Ring. Grab your stitch marker as you’ll be working in continuous rounds.

Row 1: 6 SC into Magic Ring. (6 SC)

Row 2: 2 SC, 2 SC in same stitch. (8 SC)

Row 3: 3 SC, 2 SC in same stitch, repeat. (10 SC)

Row 4: 4 SC, 2 SC in same stitch, repeat. (12 SC)

Row 5: 5 SC, 2 SC in same stitch, repeat. (14 SC)

Row 6 – 10: SC around. (14 SC)

Row 11: 5 SC, SC TOG in next 2 stitches. (12 SC)

Row 12 – 14: SC around, SL ST to next stitch. (12 SC)

Row 15: CH 1, RV SC around and leave 4 inch tail and fasten off. Sew ends in behind your first RV SC to blend your stitches together and create an invisible join.


Crocheted Cast Iron Handle CoverNow you have your very own Sturdy Crocheted Cast Iron Handle Cover!  What colors did you use? Follow me on Instagram and share your pictures 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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