25 Crochet Hot Pad Patterns

Hot pads, trivets, or potholders – as they are also called – are a staple for any home cook. Why not put your crochet skills to work and make some of these crochet hot pad patterns to add a little color and character to your kitchen?

CROCHET HOT PAD PATTERNS

We love anything that’s multifunctional. Take hot pads, for instance: Any hostess will recognize that a decorative piece to place your pots, dishes, and drinks isn’t simply practical, it expresses your home’s personality.

This will protect your tabletops from scratches and burns – and look good doing it. Pick a project then make your own hot pads today!


1. Crochet Hot Pads Classic 10 Point Pattern

This Crochet Hot Pads 10 Point Pattern will add a personal touch to your kitchen. Play around with the colors and make a bright and bubbly hot pad. Alternatively you can opt for beige’s, whites and greys for a toned down, yet elegant look.

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A quick note of caution: this is not intended to be used as a pot holder but rater a decorative hot pad, or trivet if you will, to protect hard surfaces from hot dishes.

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2. Crochet Christmas Tree Puff Hot Pad Pattern by Daisy Farm Crafts

These cute Crochet Christmas Tree Puff Hot Pads are made by crocheting two squares (one with puffs, one without) and crocheting them together.

These would make a perfect Christmas present to the baker or chef in your life or for that mom that loves to decorate her kitchen for the season.

Crochet Christmas Tree Puff Hot Pad Pattern by Daisy Farm Crafts

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3. Checkered Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Yarnspirations

Stitch strips, then weave them together to create a crochet hot pad that’s double thick and charmingly checkered! Make it as designed or use any 2 shades you adore.

Enjoy putting it to work in your kitchen, or give a housewarming basket including your hot pad and other handmade goodies for the kitchen!

Checkered Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Yarnspirations

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4. Circle Crochet Hot Pad Pattern by CAAB Crochet

This Crochet Circle Hot Pad is double layered for extra protection from hot dishes! It is constructed by making two large circles and then slip stitching them together.

You will feel comfortably safe when using this large and thick hot pad; it is plenty wide and extra thick. But it’s also cute too! Quick projects like this are also fun for making multiples and picking out all kinds of color combinations.

Circle Crochet Hot Pad Pattern by CAAB Crochet

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5. Easy Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Kaylee Knots

This Easy Hot Pad Crochet Pattern comes in two sizes: 6″x6″ and the other size is 8″x8″. This unique pattern gives you optional instructions on how to insert a 1.5″ wooden ring. The pattern is beginner-friendly that takes between 1-2 hours. It’s fast, easy, and is a great gift idea.

Easy Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Kaylee Knots

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6. Country Crochet Hot Pad Pattern by Stitching Together

This Country Crochet Hot Pads are as functional as they are adorable. Use this easy pattern to make double thick hot pads which work well as a trivet or a potholder and can be modified to match any decor.

You’ll love that these crochet hot pads are big enough to hold a large dish so you won’t need multiple hot pads to protect your table from one hot dish.

Country Crochet Hot Pad Pattern by Stitching Together

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7. Snowflake Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Little Monkey Shop

In true modern farmhouse seasonal style, this Snowflake Hot Pad crochet pattern creates the perfect winter table decor. Crocheted in your favorite holiday colors, this hot pad crochet pattern will add a holiday flare to your table or home. The hot pads make great holiday gifts too!

Use the Snowflake squares individually as a hot pad or sew two together for a thicker trivet or small seasonal pillow – two crochet patterns in one!

Snowflake Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Little Monkey Shop

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8. Winter Opulence Round Crochet Hot Pad Pattern by Kirsten Holloway Designs

Crochet an elegant hot pad or trivet to set your holiday dishes on this year. This beautiful round hot pad is thick yet lacy protecting your table and counters from too-hot dishes.

But you don’t need to keep this just for special holiday parties, use this crochet hot pad year round for the small everyday-moments that are worth celebrating.

Winter Opulence Round Crochet Hot Pad Pattern by Kirsten Holloway Designs

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9. Acorn Hot Pads Crochet Pattern by I Like Crochet

Using a double strand of dishcloth cotton you can work up the perfect kitchen accessory for fall and it’s practical, too! Try your hand at increasing and decreasing with the diamond stitch for the signature acorn cap criss-crosses.

Acorn Hot Pads Crochet Pattern by I Like Crochet

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10. Crochet Hot Pad Pattern by Christina Ann Studios

This easy-to-make crochet hot pad is made thick to protect your hands, counters, and table. A pretty, yet practical gift that will last for years. Get ready for fall with a stack of cozy hot pads for your holiday table this year.

The finished size is approximately 8-9” across, but the pattern gives specific instructions for easily adjusting the size.

Crochet Hot Pad Pattern by Christina Ann Studios

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11. Basketweave Crochet Hot Pad Pattern by Crochet Hello

This double layer hot pad consists of two separate layers, each in a different crochet stitch pattern. The top layer is worked in a basketweave pattern and the bottom layer is made in single crochet stitches.

The construction of the hot pad initially utilizes two strands of yarn held together and then the strands are separated to work up the layers individually. The two layers are then sewed together. 

Basketweave Crochet Hot Pad Pattern by Crochet Hello

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12. Pineapple Crochet Hot Pad Pattern by Petals To Picots

This Pineapple Crochet Hot Pad Pattern makes for an easy and portable project as well as a bright and cheery addition to your decor. The cluster stitches used in this hot pad pattern produce a beautifully thick and textured fabric that is perfect for protecting your table from hot dishes.

The pineapple has long been using as an expression of welcome and a symbol of hospitality and friendship. What better adornment for your dining table or to gift to a friend!

Pineapple Crochet Hot Pad Pattern by Petals To Picots

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13. Crochet Sunflower Hot Pad Pattern by Torreya Treasures

This Sunflower Hot Pad will bring brightness and sunshine to your kitchen. Use for serving or give as a gift. This will be very enjoyable decor to make and it will add something fresh to anyone’s home.

Crochet Sunflower Hot Pad Pattern by Torreya Treasures

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14. Best Modern Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Mama In A Stitch

This thick, crocheted hot pad is so easy and completely beginner friendly, yet the pattern created a very professional, heavy duty piece. 

If you can make a chain and slip stitch, you can make this. They would probably do well at markets too if you sell crocheted items for charity or business.  They do take a little time, but can be done in a day for sure. 

Best Modern Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Mama In A Stitch

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15. Stripes Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Pop Crochet AB Designs

Keep your kitchen bright and cheery with some pop of color. Protect surfaces and hands from heat while adding a touch of hand-crocheted charm and color to your kitchen with these Striped Hot Pads!

Stripes Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Pop Crochet AB Designs

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16. Crochet Spikes And Stripes Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Highland Hickory Designs

This Spikes and Stripes Hot Pad is an adorable accessory for your kitchen that is also functional. The double thickness keeps the heat away from your hands while still looking decorative.

This pattern uses single crochet, half double crochet, and a double crochet spike stitch. The pattern works up quickly once you get the hang of the spike stitch and you can make at least 2 potholders from one 3.5 oz skein of yarn since they weigh 1.5 oz completed.

Crochet Spikes And Stripes Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Highland Hickory Designs

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17. Candy Swirl Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Yarnspirations

Swirled like a mint, this hot pad adds a sweet touch to any festive setting. Easily complete your jolly project in the classic shades of holidays. Make it as shown, or create a set of colorful versions that spread a bit of cheer wherever you desire.

Candy Swirl Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Yarnspirations

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18. Kaleido Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Crochet Spot Patterns

 This Kaleido Hot Pad is made with 2 layers to create an extra thick material to place hot bowls and plates on. The top layer is a fun decorative pattern, while the back layer is solid and simple.

The hot pad is also flexible enough so that is can be used as a potholder to remove hot dishes from the oven. It is suggested to use 100% cotton yarn, as other yarns such as acrylics may melt when exposed to high temperatures.

Kaleido Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Crochet Spot Patterns

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19. Color Block Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Winding Road Crochet

This pattern can easily use up your yarn stash. Just grab your scrap cotton yarn and find colors that work well together. Use up to 7 different colors in the pattern or make it one solid color both ways will look amazing.

A stitch called linked double crochet is used to make these hot pads because it gets rid of the gap between stitches. You can also use the standard double crochet and your hot pads may turn out just a bit larger.

Color Block Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Winding Road Crochet

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20. Crochet Harlequin Stitch Hot Pad Pattern by Daisy Farm Crafts

There’s something so modern and cool about geometric designs, isn’t there? For a bold design texture, trying out different crochet stitches is a must. You will love to have this Crochet Harlequin Stitch Hot Pad on your dining table, which will bring the necessary coziness to your dining table and is quite something easy to crochet.

Crochet Harlequin Stitch Hot Pad Pattern by Daisy Farm Crafts

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21. Vintage Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Angela Mosley

Reminiscent of the hot pads Grandma used to use, these easy to work up crocheted hot pads are sure to please! Great for house warming gifts, Christmas gifts or when you want to perk up your kitchen a bit!

Vintage Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Angela Mosley

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22. Geometric Mandala Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Lilla Bjorn Crochet

This Geometric Mandala Hot Pad is a very simple and easy to make project. It consists of two parts: lace front and circle bottom in different shades – the possibilities are endless.

Using yarn in different weights will influence the size of finished mandala. And you can use it as a wall hanging decoration, applique for a pillow cover (with lace part only), trivet or a potholder.

Geometric Mandala Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by Lilla Bjorn Crochet

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23. Burn Me Knot Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by My Hookupz

This Burn Me Knot Hot Pad Crochet Pattern works great to sit your hot pots on! You can use it as a potholder to remove hot pots off of the stove.

These are double layered so you are sure not to burn yourself when you use them. It is so versatile, if you need it to be smaller or larger just go down or up a hook size.

Burn Me Knot Hot Pad Crochet Pattern by My Hookupz

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24. Elegant Star Stitch Crochet Hot Pad Pattern by Knit Paint Sew

This pattern uses a combination of the star stitch and half double crochet worked into the back loop only to create a really elegant pattern that is sure to be a beautiful addition to any kitchen.

This hot pad has a double layer of thickness that comes from working them in the round. While they aren’t technically seamless – we join our rounds and chain up – the seam is hidden on the edge of the potholder where it easily blends in.

Elegant Star Stitch Crochet Hot Pad Pattern by Knit Paint Sew

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25. Wiggly Crochet Valetine Hot Pad Pattern by The Crochet Architect

What could be nicer for Valentine’s Day than to include this Wiggly Crochet Hot Pad and coaster in your holiday décor (well, flowers and chocolates would be nicer, but they don’t last as long)?

The hot pad is perfect for your Valentine’s Day meal hot dish while the coaster keeps surfaces unharmed from water rings. And they make great gifts, too!

The pattern includes 2 wiggly crochet charts: one for the hot pad and one for the coaster, as well as written instructions and a brief tutorial on doing wiggly crochet.

Wiggly Crochet Valetine Hot Pad Pattern by The Crochet Architect

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Which crochet hot pad pattern are you going to make first?

Are you going to make these hot pads, perhaps in some other color combinations? We’d love to see your work. Please post some pics on our Facebook Page!

Your kitchen accessories can add excitement to your cooking environment. So be sure to also check out all of our patterns for ScrubbiesDishcloths, Potholders, and Coasters, as well.

Get out the hooks and learn how to make this kitchen essential by making every one of these crochet hot pad patterns!

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