Gnome Potholder by Amy Manning

Gnome Potholder

July 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 4 rows = 1 inch
in single crochet (US)
250 - 300 yards (229 - 274 m)
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Pattern includes illustrated instructions for the fur stitch used in the gnome’s beard and written instructions for working two colors in one row.

Finished size is about 6 1/2 inches wide and 8 1/2 inches tall, which is roughly the size of the mushroom home pattern also included in this download.

Skills required: slip stitch, chain, single crochet, half-double crochet, double crochet, embroidery stitches of your choice.

Double-layered potholder begins at bottom of boots and is worked in rows to top of head. Boots, jacket, face, hat, and pants require only small amounts of yarn (about 10-20 yards each), back and beard require 1 ball white.

Copyright 2011 by Amy Manning. By purchasing, using, or retaining this pattern, you agree to use it solely for your individual, personal use. You further agree not to copy or distribute it or allow its copying or distribution, and not to use it or allow its use in any mass production, for-profit endeavor, or commercial endeavor. Contact the author at to negotiate a license for any use other than individual, personal use.