This leafy design potholder in 100% cotton yarn has a double layer which provides a luxurious thickness which makes them great to use. They are easy to grab in a hurry, and are less clunky for little tasks like lifting a pot lid or holding a skillet handle. They can also double as trivets. Although oven mitts are typically confined to kitchen duty, they're actually great for dusting and polishing around your house. .However, care should always be taken when handling very hot surfaces. Pot holders are smaller than oven mitts and won’t protect the back of your hand or your arm. The finished potholders measure 18.5 cm (7 in) at the widest point and are 23 cm (9 in) long.Price is for a set of 2 potholders.This is a 100% natural fibre product, and may shed a little before its initial wash. Washing is recommended before use.