Thanks for stopping by You Should Craft!
This free photo-tutorial will show you how to crochet a bright cotton potholder with a bobble heart pattern. **The bobble heart tutorial was updated in February/March 2019 to update errors, add fresh pictures, and to include a pattern for the back of the potholder.**
Disclaimer: Please note that some of the links contained in this post are affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of the links, you will pay the same prices as always, but You Should Craft will receive a small commission that helps to keep the site up and running.
Look at that picture!!
Totally adorable, RIGHT?!
Once you learn how to make the bobble heart potholder, make one for your mom, your bestie, your grandma, and goddammit, dogs need potholders too!
Those of you who follow me on Instagram have seen the above picture before and know that I’ve been trying to work out the kinks in this bobble heart pattern for a while. It took a few tries and some frogging to figure out how to use the pixel-bobble method described by Repeat Crafter Me.
Once I had the heart down, I had to figure out what I wanted to make with it! I chose a potholder (trivet??) because the puffy bobbles will help to keep the heat from a hot pan away from your table.
Plus, my current potholder situation is drab A.F. and honestly, it’s a little depressing.
I love the end result and it really brightens up my kitchen! I bet you’re picturing your very own bobble heart potholder hanging from your oven handle, being all cute-like! And who could blame you?!
This potholder is ahh-mazing, but get ready to count your stitches and weave in some ends. A lot of the crochet patterns I work on allow me to just space out while binge-ing on Hart of Dixie, but not this potholder.
Don’t worry though, the finished product is absolutely worth the semi-tedious counting, but I just want to be up-front about the type of project you’re about to get yourself into.
Add this pattern to your Ravelry Queue!
Now you’re ready to rock, right?
First, double check your crafty stash or hit up Amazon for some supplies.
H-5.0mm and I-5.5mm crochet hooks
2 colors of worsted weight cotton yarn (I used Sugar’n Cream in Hot Pink and Yellow)