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I'm a Yank, and I often see on British TV a pot holder or oven mitt like this: two square mitts (terry cloth?) connected by a dish towel or tea towel, so it's all one piece. What are they called?

The ones I've seen, on Great British Baking Show for instance, are not gloves. They are two square pot holders that you slip your hands inside, connected with by an additional piece of cloth. Maybe the cloth helps prevent burning your forearms on the pan?

I cannot find out what this is called, and we just don't seem to have them in the USA. I'd really like to know where to get some.

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    Do you mean oven gloves? – Chenmunka Jul 7 '17 at 12:53
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    Colloquially we call them 'oven gloves', commercially they seem to be called 'double oven gloves', to differentiate them from oven mits which we also call oven gloves, but we would call two oven mitts a 'pair of oven gloves'. I'm sure I've made that perfectly clear... – Spagirl Jul 7 '17 at 13:20
  • The ones I've seen, on Great British Baking Show for instance, are not gloves. They are two square pot holders that you slip your hands inside, connected with by an additional piece of cloth. Maybe the cloth helps prevent burning your forearms on the pan? I'd really like to know where to get some... – Bridget Jul 8 '17 at 1:33
  • @Bridget - they're not gloves in the strict sense of the word, but the objects you're looking for are definitely called 'oven gloves' in the UK. As to where you can buy them, any UK kitchen-ware shop will have them. I don't know where you live, so don't know whether the online shops will deliver to your location, but Lakeland is a very popular supplier of such things, and they deliver to the whole of Europe. – Kiloran_speaking Jul 11 '17 at 18:49
  • Picture please! – Mitch Jul 11 '17 at 19:19
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I think they are just called double oven mitts. See photo here: https://food52.com/shop/products/82-double-oven-mitt

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To simply answer your questions, here in the UK they are simply referred to as oven gloves but I feel that is more of a general term for cloth designed to be used to hold hot pots.

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They are called oven gloves: .

https://www.lakeland.co.uk/in-the-kitchen/baking/oven-gloves%2C-tea-towels-and-aprons/oven-gloves-and-mitts/

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