Crochet Pattern: X Marks The Spot PlacematBy Claire Ortega-Reyes – 12 Comments
|This is a nice lacy, openwork placemat that will impress family and friends when you invite them over! Make your own set of crocheted placemats in any color you want. You’ll also save money since you can crochet these using cheap cotton or acrylic yarn.
Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 75 yards)
Crochet Hook H (5.00 mm)
Gauge: 8 sc stitches x 8 sc rows = 2″
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Tr v-stitch: (tr, ch 1, tr) in next stitch
Reverse tr v-stitch: ch 1, yo twice, [insert hook into next st, yo, pull up loop, (yo, pull through 2 loops on hook) twice], yo twice, sk 1 st, repeat from [ to ], yo, pull through all loops on hook, ch 1
Crochet Pattern: X Marks The Spot Placemat
Row 1: 49 fdc: 49 dc
Row 2: ch 4 (counts as 1 tr here and throughout), turn, tr in next dc, reverse tr v-stitch 15 times, tr in last 2 st: 15 reverse tr v-stitches and 4 tr
Row 3: ch 4, turn, (sk 1 st, tr v-stitch in next st, sk 1 st) 15 times, tr in last 2 st: 14 v-stitches and 4 tr
Row4: ch 3 (counts as 1 dc here and throughout), turn, dc in each tr and ch-1 space: 49 dc
Rows 5-13: repeat rows 2-4, thrice
Row 14 (edging): ch 1, rev sc around, making 1 reverse sc in each dc, 2 rev sc around the post of each dc, and 3 rev sc around the post of each tr st, finish off and weave in ends.
Enjoy your new placemat! If you need any help, just leave a comment below and I’ll get back to you when I can. Happy crocheting!