Placemat by Emilie Roter

Start afresh. Leave the colored table linen and floral china in the cupboard. And convert to crochet tableware with this placemat pattern by Emilie Roter. We assure you there will be ooh’s and aah’s from all the foodies as your yarn work gracefully blends in with the color palettes of the food.

Pattern by Emilie Roter

Preparations

Yarns
KPC gossyp chunky (100% organic cotton in pearl, breeze and black ice)

Tools & Materials 
4.5mm[US 7] hook

Size
43cm[17”] diameter

Stitches Used
Magic circle
Single chain
Slip stitch
Double crochet (=dc)

Level
Easy

Begin
Round 1: Make a magic circle, use KPC gossyp chunky pearl. Crochet 2 single chains, and 12 double crochet (=dc) in this magic circle. Join with slip stitch in the first dc.

Continue
Round 2: Chain 2, 2 dc in the first stitch of the previous round. 2 dc in each stitch of the previous round. Join with slip stitch in the first dc. Now you have 24 stitches and 2 chains.

Round 3: Chain 2, 1 dc in the first stitch of the previous round, 2 dc in next stitch. *[1 dc in next stitch, 2 dc in next stitch] rep* until end. Join with slip stitch in the first dc. Now you have 36 stitches and 2 chains.

Round 4: Chain 2, 1 dc in the first stitch of the previous round, 2 dc in next stitch. *[2 dc, 2 dc in next stitch] rep* until end, 1 dc. Join with slip stitch in the first dc. Now you have 48 stitches and 2 chains.

Round 5: Chain 2, 1 dc in the first stitch of the previous round, 2 dc, 2 dc in next stitch *[3 dc, 2 dc in next stitch] rep* until end. Join with slip stitch in the first dc. Now you have 60 stitches and 2 chains.

Round 6: Chain 2, 1 dc in the first stitch of the previous round, 1 dc in next stitch, 2 dc in next stitch. *[4 dc, 2 dc in next stitch] rep* until end, 2 dc. Join with slip stitch in the first dc. Now you have 72 stitches and 2 chains.

Round 7: Chain 2, 1 dc in the first stitch of the previous round, 4 dc, 2 dc in next stitch *[5 dc, 2 dc in next stitch] rep* until end. Join with slip stitch in the first dc. Now you have 84 stitches and 2 chains.

Round 8: Chain 2, 1 dc in the first stitch of the previous round, 2 dc, 2 dc in next stitch. *[6 dc, 2 dc in next stitch] rep* until end, 3 dc. Join with slip stitch in the first dc. Now you have 96 stitches and 2 chains.

Round 9: Chain 2, 1 dc in the first stitch of the previous round, 6 dc, 2 dc in next stitch *[7 dc, 2 dc in next stitch] rep* until end. Join with slip stitch in the first dc. Now you have 108 stitches and 2 chains.

Round 10: Chain 2, 1 dc in the first stitch of the previous round, 3 dc, 2 dc in next stitch. *[8 dc, 2 dc in next stitch] rep* until end, 4 dc. Join with slip stitch in the first dc. Now you have 120 stitches and 2 chains.

Round 11: Chain 2, 1 dc in the first stitch of the previous round, 8 dc, 2 dc in next stitch *[9 dc, 2 dc in next stitch] rep* until end. Join with slip stitch in the first dc. Now you have 132 stitches and 2 chains.

Round 12: Chain 2, 1 dc in the first stitch of the previous round, 4 dc, 2 dc in next stitch. *[10 dc, 2 dc in next stitch] rep* until end, 5 dc. Join with slip stitch in the first dc. Now you have 144 stitches and 2 chains.

Round 13: Chain 2, 1 dc in the first stitch of the previous round, 10 dc, 2 dc in next stitch *[11 dc, 2 dc in next stitch] rep* until end. Join with slip stitch in the first dc. Now you have 156 stitches and 2 chains. Cut this color yarn. Change to KPC gossyp chunky breeze.

Round 14: Chain 2, 1 dc in the first stitch of the previous round, 5 dc, 2 dc in next stitch. *[12 dc, 2 dc in next stitch] rep* until end, 6 dc. Join with slip stitch in the first dc. Now you have 168 stitches and 2 chains . Cut this color yarn. Change to KPC gossyp chunky black ice.

Round 15: Chain 2, 1 dc in the first stitch of the previous round, 12 dc, 2 dc in next stitch *[13 dc, 2 dc in next stitch] rep* until end. Join with slip stitch in the first dc. Now you have 180 stitches and 2 chains.

End
Fasten off and weave in the remaining ends.


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