Hot pads!

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Hot pads!

Unread post by HybridHomesteader » Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:22 am

So on a FB homestead group people are always asking about hot pads. What do you use? Where do you get them? Yadda, yada..... so this is how I roll.

Cotton crocheted. Single stitch then double on the reverse. Makes it plenty thick. The tube is used for a cast iron handle.



Just thought I’d share.

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Re: Hot pads!

Unread post by Farmfresh » Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:16 am

There WILL be a day I can crochet. I have been talking to the woman that I am helping with crafts for the Respite Night at our church. She wants to learn to knit and says she will teach me to crochet. Maybe with a hands on instructor I will finally "get it".

D2 is our pot holder machine. She does those loop loom ones. One time she got on a tangent and made about 30 of them! We are still using the supply.
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Unread post by patriceinil » Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:41 am

Very nice!

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Unread post by Rhodie Ranch » Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:36 am

May I have that pattern? I need things to keep me busy. Edited to add, I can see this photo of Gina's work!

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Re: Hot pads!

Unread post by Old Fashioned » Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:54 pm

MIL used to make those potholders and she had given me several to use and I love them. I've had mine for over 25 years. they may be stained & look bad, but they still work great. BUT I've never seen the one for the pot handle, that is a great idea.


I learned to crochet when I was in CampFire girls. Crocheting is easy (except my hands hurt doing it)…...but never did figure out how to knit

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Unread post by Farmfresh » Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:21 pm

And I am just the opposite. Knitting is easy to me, I was used to holding a rein in each hand, but crocheting makes me crazy.
Matthew 19:26 Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."
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