14 Cute DIY Potholders To Sew Or Crochet

A potholder is a must for every kitchen where the owners are really cooking something – it’s a necessary piece to save your hands from heat and a cool accessory to highlight your decor. Making such a piece is easy: you need just to crochet, knit or sew the piece of the fabric you have at hand – old tees and shirts will also do. Potholders are also a great gift to give to someone who loves cooking and baking. Today’s roundup is dedicated to such pieces – they are sewn or crocheted, use all your skills to make these cuties, you won’t regret!

Sewn Potholders

The first project is a bold summer piece, which is sure to bring summer vibes to your kitchen: this is a watermelon potholder in bright green and red. The potholder is pretty easy to sew and won’t take much time, and if you are interested how to make these little black seeds – just paint them with a marker! Read the whole tutorial to make the potholder.

DIY watermelon potholder of bright fabric (via abeautifulmess.com)

DIY watermelon potholder of bright fabric (via abeautifulmess.com)

If you like modern decor and minimalism, you’ll love these cool linen potholders. The potholders are made of linen and feature some seams as a decorative touch, the colors are simple and minimalist and there’s no other decor added, which gives the potholders a laconic look, perfect for a modern kitchen!

DIY linen potholders with seams (via sayyes.com)

DIY linen potholders with seams (via sayyes.com)

Do you have a sweet tooth? If you do, then tis tutorial will be your favorite one! The potholder is shaped as a home pie, so cool and so tasty-looking! Such a piece won’t take much time to make and it will look amazing in your kitchen, plus it’s a great idea for those who love baking. Enjoy!

DIY colorful cherry pie potholder (via abeautifulmess.com)

DIY colorful cherry pie potholder (via abeautifulmess.com)

Love bright colors? Then you’ll love this potholder, too! It is a quilted piece with a checked and a floral side with a pink edge, so cool and so bright! Read hot to make this two-sided quilted piece and add a colorful and vibrant touch to the space.

DIY printed and colorful quilted potholder (via www.coralandco.com)

DIY printed and colorful quilted potholder (via www.coralandco.com)

Make a range of cool minimalist linen potholders for a minimalist or contemporary space. The potholders are done in a monochromatic color scheme: black, white and grey and are done with seams, there are no unnecessary details and a cool and simple look, so making them won’t take much time. Enjoy!

DIY monochrome linen potholders with loops (via themerrythought.com)

DIY monochrome linen potholders with loops (via themerrythought.com)

I love this cool printed potholder with chevron and floral patterns, looks very bright and fresh. Make these quilt potholders of various bright and printed fabric and enjoy the resulting look. Add some loops to hang them easily and save the space, and you may also give these potholders as gifts – they are so cute!

DIY bright and fresh printed potholder (via www.agfblog.com)

DIY bright and fresh printed potholder (via www.agfblog.com)

Mixing prints makes anything bolder and cooler, and rocking florals and stripes is always a good idea. Make the potholders with a trim that coordinates with both types of fabric for a harmonious and cool look. Read the tutorial to make the potholders and spruce up your kitchen with patterns or give them as gifts.

DIY floral and striped potholders with loops (via radianthomestudio.com)



DIY floral and striped potholders with loops (via radianthomestudio.com)

Crocheted Potholders

The first crocheted potholder is a very fun and whimsy one, it’s shaped as a cool cupcake, colorful and yummy-looking! If you have a sweet tooth or a person that you are going to give them has one, it’s gonna be an amazing gift. Enjoy!

DIY crocheted cupcake potholders (via bittersweetblog.com)

DIY crocheted cupcake potholders (via bittersweetblog.com)

The next tutorial will tell you of a whole arrangement – these are colorful and fun fruit slices: oranges, lemons, watermelons and much more! What can be more natural than fruits in the summer? You can actually use this tutorial for making any fruit slices that you like, enjoy and bring a juicy summer feel to the kitchen!

DIY crocheted fruit slice potholders (via crafts.tutsplus.com)

DIY crocheted fruit slice potholders (via crafts.tutsplus.com)

This is a very cute and romantic piece, which will be ideal for your sweetheart who loves cooking or as a Valentine’s Day gift. The piece is a yellow potholder and with a pink heart in the center, there’s a cool texture to make the heart stand out. Get inspired!

DIY crocheted bobble heart potholder (via www.youshouldcraft.com)

DIY crocheted bobble heart potholder (via www.youshouldcraft.com)

This potholder is right for a masculine, industrial, minimalist or contemporary kitchen: it’s a dark piece with a waffle texture and a leather loop. I love its modern and minimalist look – it’s not your usual colorful and quilted piece. Get inspired and make some for your kitchen or to give them to someone who loves cooking and waffles.

DIY dark waffle crochet potholder with a leather loop (via www.hungryheart.se)

DIY dark waffle crochet potholder with a leather loop (via www.hungryheart.se)

Are you a geek? Then it’s high time to crochet a geeky potholder for your kitchen! This tutorial will tell you how to crochet a contrasting potholder with a space invader, rock one to add a geek feel to your space and make cooking more comfortable and cool.

DIY geekery crochet potholder with space invaders (via popsdemilk.com)

DIY geekery crochet potholder with space invaders (via popsdemilk.com)

These simple and cute textural potholders are ideal for any kitchen – they are totally universal because such a look can be used anywhere you want. You may go for any color that you like, and crocheting it isn’t difficult, make as many as you want in any shades that you like. Enjoy!

DIY decorative crocheted potholders (via www.leeleeknits.com)

DIY decorative crocheted potholders (via www.leeleeknits.com)

I just couldn’t help sharing this amazing and colorful potholder! It’s perfect for a colorful or boho kitchen and looks somewhat gypsy, rock any colors that you like and keep it bold and fun! Get inspired to bring a vivacious colorful touch to the kitchen.

DIY colorful mandala crocheted potholder (via www.sfmgs.co.uk)

DIY colorful mandala crocheted potholder (via www.sfmgs.co.uk)

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