The crochet Christmas Pudding Potholder is the new entry in my Round Christmas Potholders series!
This double-thick potholder is cute, super festive, and practical at the same time!
Together, these round potholders can make some very cute Christmas gift sets for all the cooks in your family or friends!
Or you can crochet a few to decorate your kitchen for the Holidays.
Find more Christmas ideas here on the blog…
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AD-FREE Printable PATTERN
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- 3.0-mm (C USA, 11 UK) Hook
- DK (3, Light) Weight Cotton Yarn. I used Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK.
- Tapestry Needle
COLOR REFERENCE & YARDAGE
The following color shades and codes are specific to Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK.
- A – Champagne White (403)
- B – Red Wine (416)
- C – Coffee Bean (411)
- D – Lime Green (429)
ABBREVIATIONS (US TERMS)
- Ch – Chain
- Hdc – Half Double Crochet
- Inc – Increase
- Dc – Double Crochet
- RS – Right Side
- Sc – Single Crochet
- Sk – Skip
- Sl St – Slip Stitch
- St – Stitch
- Tr – Treble Crochet
- Yo – Yarn Over
One increase consists of 2 sts worked in the same indicated st. The pattern indicates whether you need to work a dc or hdc inc.
Magic Circle (MC)
Find a step-by-step tutorial on how to make a magic circle here.
6.1” (15.5 cm).
6 rounds in dc in 4″ (10 cm).
- If the pattern says “dc 2”, it means that you have to crochet 1 dc into each of the next 2 sts.
- (…) – Repeat the instruction within brackets for the indicated number of times.
- […] – Crochet the instructions within brackets all into the same indicated st.
- The potholder and all its parts are crocheted in consecutive rounds.
- Join each round with a slip stitch into the first st of the round.
- The stitch count is indicated within brackets at the end of each round’s instructions.
Christmas Pudding Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern
With C, make a MC.
Round 1. Ch 2 (does NOT count as a st here and in the rest of the pattern), dc 12 in MC, join. (12 sts)
Round 2. Ch 2, dc inc 12 times, join. (24 sts)
Round 3. Ch 2, (dc inc 1, dc 1) 12 times, join. (36 sts)
Round 4. Ch 2, (dc 2, dc inc 1) 12 times, join. (48 dc)
Round 5. Ch 2, (dc inc 1, dc 3) 12 times, join. (60 sts)
Round 6. Ch 2, (dc 4, dc inc 1) 12 times, join. (72 sts)
Round 7. Ch 2, (dc inc 1, dc 5) 12 times, join. (84 sts)
Round 8. Ch 2, (dc 6, dc inc 1) 12 times, join. (96 sts)
Round 9. Ch 2, (dc inc 1, dc 7) 12 times, join. (108 sts)
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Brandy Sauce Applique
With A, ch 22.
Round 1. Dc in the third ch from hook, dc 18, (dc 6) in the last ch. On the other side of the initial ch, dc 18, (dc 5) in next st, join. (48 dc)
Round 2. Ch 2, dc inc 1, dc 18, dc inc 6, dc 18, dc inc 5. (60 dc)
Round 3. Ch 1, sk 1, sl st 2, sc 2, hdc 1, [hdc 1, dc 1] in next st, dc 2, tr 4, dc 2, [dc 1, hdc 1] in next st, hdc 1, sc 2, sl st 6.
Ch 10, dc 1 in the third ch from hook, dc 4, hdc 1, sl st 1, leave last st unworked. Sl st 2 on main work. [Sc 1, hdc 1], [hdc 1, dc 1], dc inc 1.
Ch 10, dc 1 in the third ch from hook, dc 7. Hdc 2 on the side of last dc inc. Sk 1, sl st 1, sc 2.
Ch 14, tr 1 in the fourth ch from hook, tr 3, dc 4, hdc 3. Hdc 1 on the side of last sc. Sl st 1, hdc 1, [hdc 1, dc 1], [dc 1, hdc 1], sl st 1.
Ch 6, dc 1 in the third ch from hook, dc 2, hdc 1. Sk 1, sl st 2, hdc 1.
Ch 10, tr 1 in the fourth ch from hook, tr 3, dc 3. Hdc 1 on the side of the last hdc. Sc 2, hdc 1, dc inc 1, hdc 1.
Ch 14, tr 1 in the fourth ch from hook, tr 3, dc 4, hdc 3, hdc 1 on the side of the last hdc. Sl st 3.
Ch 18, tr 1 in the fourth ch from hook, tr 4, dc 5, hdc 5, hdc 1 in same st as last sl st. Sc 1, sl st 3.
Ch 10, dc 1 in the third ch from hook, dc 4, hdc 1, sc 2, hdc 1 in same st as last sl st.
Sc 1 on the main work, sl st 4, join.
Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.
Holly Berry and Leaves
Make 3 large berries and 2 medium leaves as indicated in the pattern of the Holly Appliques HERE.
Sew the Brandy Sauce Applique on top of one potholder, and the Holly Leaf and Drupe Appliques on top of the Brandy Sauce Applique.
Place the two potholders on top of each other with both RS out.
Join C in BLO of dc corresponding to the center of Brandy Sauce Applique. Join potholders by sl st the inner loops together all around.
Once you’re back at joining st, make a hanging loop as follows.
Hanging Loop. Ch 25, turn, sk 1, sl st into next st. Ch 1, turn, sc 25 inside the loop.
Fasten off, weave in ends.
YOUR CROCHET Christmas Pudding POTHOLDER IS READY!
I hope this free crochet pattern! I’m looking forward to seeing your Christmas potholders on Facebook and Instagram. If you’re sharing on Instagram, make sure to use the #raffamusadesigns so that I can find and share your creations!
Find more crochet ideas for Christmas here on the blog…