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I have been crocheting since I was a teenager and started designing crochet patterns several years later. I wanted to make a sweater for my daughter and I couldn't read the crochet patterns. I later ...

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Fried Egg Potholder

from Crochet With Attitude
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Fried Egg Potholder
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Chain stitch (ch). Slip stitch (sl st). Single crochet (sc). Half double crochet (hdc). Double crochet (dc). Triple crochet (tc).

Pattern Description:

Crochet this potholder that looks like a fried egg for a little fun in the kitchen. A double thickness of cotton yarn protects fingers from burns. The yolk is lightly stuffed.

The yolk is made first in 2 pieces that are then stuffed and crocheted together. Next, the egg white is added onto the yolk, working both a front and a back. The egg white is then crocheted around and the hanging loop added.

US crochet terminology.


First 6 rnds = 1 1/4" (3 cm), 4 sc = 1" (2.5 cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approx 7"/18cm in diameter


  • Medium weight cotton yarn, such as Lion Brand Kitchen Cotton or Lily Sugar 'n Cream: 16 yds Yellow and 75 yds White
  • Size G/6 (4.25mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • Small amount of fiberfill stuffing

Suggested yarn:

91 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand Kitchen Cotton