Counting Sheep Potholder

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Counting Sheep Potholder

Counting Sheep PotholderCounting Sheep Potholder

Counting Sheep Potholder

Decorate your kitchen with this cute sheep potholder! Perfect for a knitter who loves wool or anyone who thinks sheep are cute. Double knit, the potholder is reversible, with opposite colors on the reverse side. Use color changing yarn for interesting color combinations or solid yarn for a more classic look.

Full instructions are included for the double knitting technique. The finished size is approximately 7 inches by 7 inches (17.8 cm by 17.8 cm).

Disclaimer: This pattern is for creating a decoration only. The knitted item might not protect you from hot items and contact with hot items could melt certain types of yarn. Please use caution.


  • Size 5 US (3.75 mm) needles.
  • Size 4 US (3.5 mm) needles (optional for a neater cast on edge).
  • Approximately 50 yards (45.7 m) each of two contrasting colors of worsted weight yarn makes one potholder. Cotton works great for these.
  • Needle to weave in ends.

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