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Pot Holder / Grill Mitt
Lion Brand® Lion® Cotton
Pattern Number: BK4K-0606001 This simple, shaped potholder makes it a snap to grab hot pots from the oven or skewers from the barbecue!

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
5 1/4 in. x 8 in. [13 cm x 20 cm]

PUBLISHED IN: By Kids, For Kids



760-153 Lion Cotton Yarn: Black

Dark primary black.

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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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16 st x 24 rows = 4 in [10 cm.] When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

Editor's note: This pattern is written for 100% cotton yarn.

Yarns with synthetic content such as acrylic are not appropriate for this type of application as they can melt.


With three strands A, Cast on 16 sts.
Rows 1-14 Knit
Row 15 Knit two stitches together (k2tog), knit to end of row, k2tog - 14 sts
Row 16 Knit
Row 17 K2tog, knit to end of row, k2tog - 12 sts
Row 18 knit
Row 19-20 Drop two strands and with one strand of A, only, knit.

This creates the first fold line for assembly.
Row 21-22 With three strands of A, knit
Row 23 Knit into the front and back of the first stitch (Kfb - increase 1 stitch) knit to end of row, Kfb - 14 sts
Row 24 knit
Row 25 Kfb (increase 1 stitch) knit to end of row, Kfb - 16 sts
Row 26-58 Knit
Row 59 k2tog, knit to end of row, k2tog - 14 sts
Row 60 Knit
Row 61 k2tog, knit to end of row, k2tog - 12 sts
Row 62 knit
Rows 63-64 Drop two strands and with one strand of A, only, knit.

This creates the second fold line.
Row 65-66 With three strands of A, knit
Row 67 K1fb (increase 1 stitch) knit to end of row, K1fb - 14 sts
Row 68 knit
Row 69 K1fb (increase 1 stitch) knit to end of row, K1fb - 16 sts
Rows 70-82 knit
Bind off all stitches, weave in ends.


The rows that were knit with only one strand are where the mitt is folded.

Laying it flat, fold the ends so that they are on top.

The folded ends will serve as pockets for the hand and thumb.

Using a single strand of yarn and the large-eyed blunt needle and starting at the fold, sew each side together.

beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
tr = treble (triple) crochet
k = knit

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