How to make German 4 square crochet pot holders

German nostalgia

Crochet and Knitting - Häkeln und Stricken

You need a 4mm crochet hook and dk cotton.

Crochet 10 ch stitches, ss with first ch stitch.

You have one loop. One ch stitch for height. Then 18 dc.

one ss.

Then 9 dc. One ch for height. Turn work.

4 dc stitches. In middle stitch 3 dc stitches, followed by 4 dc stitches. One ch stitch for height.

1rst row: 5 dc stitches, in middle stitch 3 dc stitches. Followed by 5 dc stitches. One ch stitch for height. Turn work.

2nd row: 6 dc, three dc in middle stitch, 6 dc, one ch stitch for height, turn work.

once you have completed the 13th row, cast off last stitch.

Your first square is ready.

You can play with colours: you can have stripey squares or plain one.

You crochet the four squares together.

This is the outcome:

My four square pot holder

You can find the original…

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