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How to Crochet Placemats

This crocheted placemat pattern lets you practice your newfound crocheting skills while at the same time creating a colorful set of placemats. These crocheted placemats are a great way to add some happy color to your table.

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Here are the materials you need and the vital statistics for this project:

  • Yarn: Lion Brand Yarn “Cotton-Ease” worsted-weight yarn (50% cotton/50% acrylic), Article #700 (3.5 oz [100 gm], 207 yds each skein). One skein each of:

    • #102 Bubblegum

    • #113 Cherry

    • #133 Orangeade

    • #148 Popsicle

    • #158 Pineapple

    • #169 Pistachio

  • Hook: Standard crochet hook size H-8 U.S. or size needed to obtain gauge.

  • Size: 10 1/2 x 16 in., excluding fringe

  • Gauge: 7 sts and 8 rows sc = 2 in.

  • Stitches used: Chain stitch (ch), single crochet (sc)

Make six placemats, one of each color given in the materials list:

  1. Create your foundation chain by working 57 chain stitches in a row.

  2. To complete Row 1, work 1 single crochet stitch (sc) in the second chain from the hook, then work 1 single crochet stitch in each chain across the row.

    You should have 56 complete single crochet stitches.

  3. Turn your work, then chain 1 for the single crochet turning chain to prepare for the next row.

  4. To complete the next row, work 1 single crochet stitch in each stitch across the row.

    You should have 56 complete single crochet stitches.

  5. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 until you have 42 rows on your work.

  6. Fasten off your yarn.

  7. Cut some of the remaining yarn into 3 1/2-in. lengths.

  8. Using 2 strands of yarn held together as one for each fringe, single knot 1 fringe in each stitch across each short edge of the placemat.

  9. Trim the ends evenly.

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