Crochet Pattern: Basic Rectangle PlacematBy Rachel Choi – 6 Comments
|Here is a beginner level crochet pattern for a basic rectangle placemat. This simple crochet pattern is easy to spruce up and make your own. Try using yarns with lots of colors or mix and match as you see fit. You can also add a simple edging if you desire. Make a placemat that is as large or small as you desire, just use the instructions in the pattern as a guide.|
Finished Size: 12″ (30.5 cm) wide, 9″ (23 cm) tall
Size can be adjusted to make a larger or smaller placemat by following the directions within the pattern.
Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 100 yards)
Crochet Hook I (5.50 mm)
Gauge: not too important for this pattern, use the instructions within the pattern to adjust the size as you see fit.
Need help reading the crochet pattern? Learn the lingo on the Crochet Abbreviations chart.
Crochet Pattern: Placemat
Start by loosely chaining 42 or a chain that is as wide as you want your placemat.
Row 1: working in back ridge only, hdc in third ch from hook and in each ch across: 40 hdc
Row 2: ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across: 40 hdc
Repeat row 2, 23 times or until the placemat is as tall as you desire, then finish off.
Want to add an easy edging? Try this Crochet Pattern: Basic Shell Edging
This free pattern is made possible by Crochet Spot store customers. Thanks for supporting Crochet Spot! If you enjoyed this free crochet pattern, visit the Crochet Spot Store for even better patterns!
Need help with crocheting your set of placemats? Don’t worry, just ask me for help!