Free Square Wiggle Crochet Trivet Pattern

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This is a free unique wiggle crochet trivet pattern made with simple basic crochet stitches. This is a great beginner pattern with a video tutorial.

Whether you like to use potholders or trivets to protect your countertops from hot dishes or pots and pants, is a preference. But why not make a unique and very pretty trivet that uses 3D crochet? In this case, it’s Wiggle Crochet that makes up this trivet. This pattern is the 21st free crochet pattern of the Advent Calendar Mystery Crochet Along.

This handy gift pattern is the 21st pattern (December 21st) of the 24 patterns. It features 2 colors and is made with a combination of filet crochet and zig-zag style double crochet stitches on top of the filet crochet grid to create a 3D effect.

This pattern as all the patterns in this Advent Calendar Mystery Crochet Along comes with a video tutorial to guide you through the pattern. This pattern’s yarn is 24/7 cotton yarn and was provided by Lion Brand Yarns.

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Free Crochet Trivet Pattern with Video

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If you like kitchen crochet patterns, you might like these also:

  1. Mitten Arms Napkin Ring
  2. Potholder with Thick Border
  3. Thermal Crochet Potholder
  4. Double Thick Diagonal Potholder

So, let me now give you the supplies you need in order to crochet this cute pattern.

How to Crochet the Wiggle Crochet Trivet

Materials you will need


1 filet crochet pixel = 1 square inch


6 x 6 inches

Stitches used in the pattern

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  • st/sts = stitch/stitches
  • ch = chain
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • sc = single crochet
  • sk = skip stitch
  • dc = double crochet
  • ATC = Alternative Turning Chain or ch 3 and count as a stitch
  • invisible join

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Free Written Pattern for the Wiggle Crochet Trivet

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Pattern Notes

First, you’ll start by crocheting a foundation square. Then, you’ll make stitches on top of the foundation square to create height. Reference the color graph as needed.

Instructions for the Wiggle Trivet

R1: ch 20, starting from the 2nd ch from the hook, 1 ATC, *ch 1, sk 1 st, 1 dc in the next st, repeat from * until the end of the row, finishing with 1 dc, turn

R2 – 9: 1 ATC, *ch 1, sk 1 st, 1 dc in the next st, repeat from * until the end of the row, finishing with 1 dc, turn

This 3-dc filet crochet square of 9 x 9 can also be made as a 4-dc filet crochet (either one is fine for a trivet): 

R1: ch 29, starting from the 2nd ch from the hook, 1 ATC, *ch 2, sk 2 st, 1 dc in the next st, repeat from * until the end of the row, finishing with 1 dc, turn

R2 – 9: 1 ATC, *ch 2, sk 2 st, 1 dc in the next st, repeat from * until the end of the row, finishing with 1 dc, turn

Once your filet crochet square of 9 x 9 pixels is finished, you’ll crochet upward on top of the “foundation” to make it 3D. 

Looking at the graph below, each bar (made as chains or dc stitches) needs to have 2-3 dc stitches placed on top. Follow the colored the lines to make a wiggly loop per color and slip stitch the last to the first stitch. See the video for a detailed view. 

Personally, I like to start in the center and crochet outward. Fasten off and weave in ends.

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