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{FREE} HANDY : Little Potholder Knitting Pattern

hand knit potholder on a fur blanket

Grab this FREE Handy Little Potholder Knitting Pattern. This stitch takes easy to a whole new level. It’s 2 stitches on repeat, the front and the back are the same, the edges don’t curl and there aren’t any purl stitches. It’s stockinette stitch on the front and back! Watch the video to see how it all comes together & apart. :)


  • Available Sizes: One
  • Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart
  • Pattern Language: English
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly
  • Bonus: Video


  • Knit Flat {Back & Forth}
  • Knit Stitches
  • Slipped Stitch



  • Measurements: 4 1/2” x 4 1/2” {11cm – 11cm}
  • Gauge: 30 sts & 22 rows per 4 1/2” {11cm} square {knit flat in the pattern below}
  • Weight: 0.5oz {15g}


  • Reversible.
  • Knit bottom up.
  • Knit using the Double Stockinette Stitch.


Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

  • CO 30 STS
  • All 22 rows: *K1, WYIF S1PW*
  • BO row: K1 *WYIB S1PW, K1, pass over twice*


This is easy to adjust to fit your style. CO in any even number of stitches to achieve your desired width and then knit until your desired length.


hand knit potholder with a gauge on a fur blanket


  • * – * – repeat between * to end of round
  • BO – bind-off in pattern
  • CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
  • K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
  • S1PW – slip one stitch purl-wise
  • STS – stitches
  • WYIF – with yarn in front
hand knit potholder on a fur blanket
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