Bobble Heart Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet a sturdy, double-layered cotton potholder in a fun, bright bobble heart design! This project features the bobble stitch and includes a free crochet pattern and step-by-step photo-tutorial.

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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.**

two skeins of pink and yellow cotton yarn with a yellow crochet potholder that has a pink heart in the center

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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!

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Pink ball of yarn with a blue crochet hook and two-toned pink square with a heart

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.

pink and yellow bobble heart potholder hanging against a white background

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.

close-up view of two pink and yellow balls of yarn and a bobble heart potholder on a white towel and wooden background

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.

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two skeins of Lily Sugar n Cream yarn with one ball of white cotton yarn in the center

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)
Tapestry needle

Need a bobble stitch tutorial?

Ready for the pattern?! Go HERE or click the “FREE Pattern” button below!
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