Felted Christmas Potholders by Sys Fredens

Felted Christmas Potholders

October 2018
12 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
US 11 - 8.0 mm
220 yards (201 m)
see notes
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Does your home need a new pair of pot holders? Then make these beautiful, Christmas pot holders. The pot holders are knitted in Hobbii Snowstorm and thereafter felted which makes them really dense. This is really useful so you don’t burn your fingers.


  • 2 skeins of 50 g Snowstorm Scarlet (red) color 10
  • 2 skeins of 50 g Snowstorm Dark Forrest (green) color 15
  • Knitting Needles US 11 (8.0 mm)
  • Crochet Hook J (6.0 mm)

Before Felting:
Approx. 12 1⁄2” x 12 1⁄2”
Approx. 17 1⁄4” along the stripe

After Felting
Approx. 10” x 10”
Approx. 14” along the stripe

12 sts x 24 rows = 4” x 4”

Pattern information:
Edge stitches: Slip first st purlwise with yarn in front.
K3tog: sl 1 st purlwise, k2tog, pass slipped st over.

The potholders are made by knitting in garter stitch in a domino-pattern. One potholder is made with 2 skeins of red and 1 skein of green.
There is enough yarn to make 1 red and 1 green potholder.
Twist the yarns around each other when changing colors - as in intarsia knitting.