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Hi, I am a mom of 5 and a wife to a really great husband who supports me 100%. I have been crocheting and knitting for about 25 years or so. I didn't get fully into it until my kids were all in ...

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The Panhandler

from Mommiknits
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : The Panhandler
The Panhandler
The Panhandler

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • you need to know how to single crochet

Pattern Description:

I have metal handles on my pots and pans and I was tired of having to grab a hot handle. I decided to develop this pattern to remedy said situation.

The Pan Handler is double thick so you will not get burned when you pick up your pan. You just slip it on the handle before or during cooking. It will even fit on cast iron pans.

I am very pleased with the finished product and haven't had any problems with burns or heat since.

Machine washable and dryable


4 sc per inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • finished size is 6 x 2 1/2 inches


  • size H hook
  • WW yarn or Wool yarn for better heat protection

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle