The Shamrock Crochet Coaster Pattern has been so successful I thought I would create a post telling you how to take the same pattern and make a shamrock crochet potholder.
And also, we will be using the same yarn weight as before.
Sounds impossible? It’s actually quite simple and fun. Keep reading for a video on how to do this.
Worsted Yarn to a Bulky:
Now I’m not asking you to grab three balls of yarn and fight tangles as you work yarn from each one. But this is much simpler than that.
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While the three leaves of a shamrock stand for faith, hope, and love, the fourth leaf is luck.
I hope luck finds you, and this crochet coaster is a reminder to appreciate all the luck that comes your way.
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Supplies for the Shamrock Potholder:
• Crochet Hook 7 mm (K), I highly recommend Furls Hook (affiliate link) or a Clover Crochet Hook (link below). I love both of these.
• Removable stitch markers if needed
• Yarn needle to weave in ends
• WeCrochet Dishie
Honeydew (light green) 1 skein
Jalapeno (dark green) 1 skein
If gauge is met, other yarns of the same weight can be substituted. Or you can use different weights for bigger or smaller sizes.
• Approx. 100 Yards [91 meters]
The Shamrock body is approx. 8.5 inches across.
• ch- Chain
• dc- Double Crochet
• hdc- Half Double Crochet
• Magic Ring -see below
• sts- Stitches
• Easy/Advanced Beginner
• 9 dc sts and 4 rows = 4” [10 cm]
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- -Stitch counts include chains and slip stitches.
- -Slip stitch to the first stitch in round to join.
- -Video & written instructions for the pattern are below.
Are you ready to jump on in and try out this method? I get you started by showing you how to begin the magic loop in this video below.
Getting Started on the Shamrock Crochet Potholder:
Shamrock Potholder Body:
|1||In Magic Ring: Ch 3 (counts as first dc stitch), dc 1, (ch 3, dc 3) three times, ch 3, dc 1, join.||24|
|2||Ch 3 (counts as first dc st), dc in the next st, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc ) in the next chain space, dc in the next 3 sts*; repeat from * to * three times, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next chain space, dc in the last st, join.||40|
|3||Ch 3 (counts as first dc stitch), dc in the next 3 sts, *(dc, ch 2, slip st, ch 2, dc) in the chain space, dc in the next 7 sts*; repeat from * to * three times, (dc, ch 2, slip st, ch 2, dc) in the chain space, dc in the last 3 sts, join.||56|
|4||Do not chain and skip the first 2 sts, 3 dc in each of the next 2 sts, skip next st, slip st across the next 4 chains from the previous round, *skip next sts, 3 dc in each of the next 2 sts, skip next st, sl st in next, skip next st, 3 dc in each of the next 2 sts, skip next st, slip st across the next 4 chains from the previous round*; repeat from * to * until the last 4 sts, skip next st, 3 dc in each of the next 2 sts, skip last st and join to the first st in round. Fasten off yarn and weave in ends.||68|
Shamrock Potholder Stem:
Chain 26, join to the first stitch in round with a slip stitch. Fasten off and weave in all ends.
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