This free crochet pattern for a honeymoon cottage was originally published in the 1950s in Lily Pot Holders and Oven Mitts.
Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this crochet pattern to make this honeymoon cottage pot holder. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this easy crochet pattern for a potholder.
Free Crochet Potholder Pattern: How to Crochet a Potholder
Art. 600 Lily Cotton Yarn Skeins or
Art. 930 Sugar N Cream Yarn Balls 1 Skein or Ball;
Red, Lt. Blue and Art. 21 Lily Six Strand Floss 1 Skein Each;
Lt. Yellow, Dk. Green and Scarlet, 2 skeins Dk. Brown
Crochet Hooks Nos. 0 and 5
Front of Honeymoon Cottage Potholder
Roof – With Red Yarn and No. 0 hook, ch 40, 3 dc in 5th ch from hook, sk next 2 ch, sc in next ch, (ch 3, 3 dc in next ch, sk next 2 ch, sc in next ch) 8 times.
Row 2 – Ch 3, turn, sc in ch-3 of 1st shell, (ch 3, 3 dc in same place, sc in ch-3 of next shell) repeated across (1 less shell than last row).
Repeat Row 2 thru Row 9 (1 shell left). Fasten off.
Wall – With Lt. Blue ch 25, sk 3 ch, hdc in remaining 22 ch.
Row 2 – Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across (same number as last row). Do not work in end ch in this row.
Row 3 – Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across, hdc in end ch-2 (1 more hdc than last row).
Repeat Row 3 once and Row 2 twice (thru Row 6). Fasten off.
Sew Row l of Roof over top of Wall.
Window – With Yellow Floss and No. 5 hook, ch 10, sk 3 ch, dc in next 7 ch.
Row 2 – Ch 3, turn, dc in 7 dc, dc in end ch-3. Fasten off.
Row 3 – With Brown Floss, 2 sc in 1st dc in Row 2, * sc in next 6 dc, 3 sc in end st, 2 sc in 1st row down side, sc between rows, 2 sc in next row, * 3 sc in corner st. Repeat from * to *. Sc in 1st corner, join with sl st in 1st sc. Ch 4, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch, sc in same 1st sc, sc in each st across to center sc at next corner, ch 4, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch, sl st in same corner sc. Fasten off.
Make two. Sew one on each side of Wall.
Door – With Brown, ch 17, sk 4 ch, dc in next 12 ch, 9 dc in end ch, dc in next 13 sts on other side of ch.
Row 2 – Ch 2, turn, hdc in each dc with 2 dc in each of 7 dc around curved end. Fasten off.
Sew on center of Wall. Make a Scarlet French Knot for door knob.
Lawn – With Green ch 45, sk 3 ch, dc in next 42 ch.
Row 2 – Ch 3, turn, dc in back lps of 42 dc. Fasten off. Sew top of Row 2 over bottom edge of Wall.
Steps – With Scarlet ch 20, sk 3 ch, dc in next 17 ch.
Row 2 – Ch 3, turn, dc in back lps of 17 dc. Fasten off.
Row 3 – Join to 3d dc in last row, ch 3, dc in back lps of next 12 dc. Fasten off.
Sew top of Row 3 across base of Door. On Wall above Lawn (each side of Door), embroider Lazy Daisy Stitch Leaves in Green, then scatter French Knots tn Scarlet among the Leaves.
Chimney – With Brown ch 2, 3 sc in 2d ch from hook.
Row 2 – Ch 2, turn, hdc in 1st sc, 2 hdc and dc in next sc.
Row 3 – Ch 3, turn, dc and 2 hdc in 1st st, hdc in each hdc across.
Row 4 – Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across with 2 hdc and dc in end dc.
Rows 5 thru 7 – (Ch 2. turn, hdc in 8 hdc) 3 times.
Row 8 – Ch 4, turn, sk 3 ch, hdc in next ch, hdc in next 8 hdc. ch 4, sk 3 ch, hdc in next ch, sl st in same st with previous hdc. Fasten off.
Make 2 pieces and sew together back-to-back.
Back of Honeymoon Cottage Potholder
Repeat Roof and Wall. Sew to Front, inserting Chimney between 2 Roof pieces on left side. Turn Row 1 of Lawn up and sew to bottom edge of Back. Turn Row l of Steps up at back and hem down. Cover a bone ring with sc in Red and sew on Back 1″ below top of Roof. Steam and press Holder dry on back thru a cloth.
This free crochet pattern for a honeymoon cottage was originally published in the 1950s in Lily Pot Holders and Oven Mitts
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