Yesterday I posted my Lion Brand’s Kitchen Cotton Yarn Review and said that, after reading Sincerely Pam’s post Decorating With Yarn | My Daughters Room, I really wanted to add crochet to every room in my home as well. Though Lion Brand Kitchen Cotton is discontinued, and I haven’t completed my placemat and coaster set, I will be making more of these to add crochet to my dining room. For now, I get to be selfish and horde this placemat and coaster just for me (just like nearly everything else I make!) Check out the placemat coaster free crochet pattern below.
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The Ambrosia Placemat and Coaster, named after the food and drink the Greek Gods consumed, is a fun and quick pattern to work up. This light, airy design will protect wood as well as add a fun crocheted piece to your dining area. Not big on placemats? Whip up a quick coaster for a under a vase or coasters in the living room. Guests will love them no matter where they are!
Placemat/Coaster Free Crochet Pattern
- Yarn: Lion Brand Kitchen Cotton or similar yarn like Lion Brand Yarn Cotton Yarn
120 yards for placemat; 10 yards for coaster
- Hook: Size L/8.0mm
- Yarn Needle
|Placemat-||Width x Length||15″x11″|
9 dc by 5 rows = 4″
- Ch: Chain
- Sc: Single Crochet
- Dc: Double Crochet
- St(s): Stitch(es)
- *: Repeat instructions between symbol until indicated
- [ ]: Repeat instructions all in one stitch
Special Pattern Notes: Beginning chain does not count as a stitch unless noted. Stitch counts do not include chains.
Placemat Pattern Instructions
R1: Starting in 2nd ch from hook [sc, dc], *skip 1, [sc, dc] in next ch, repeat * across – 32 sts
R2: Ch 1, turn, skip dc, [sc, dc] in next sc, *skip dc, [sc, dc] in next sc, repeat * across – 32 sts
Repeat Row 2 for an additional 18 more times. There should be a total of 20 rows.
R1: Ch 2, turn, skip dc, [sc, dc] in next sc, *skip dc, [sc, dc] in next dc, repeat * across, ch 2, turn piece so working down raw edge, work 12 [sc, dc] evenly along edge, ch 2, turn so working down bottom (beginning chain), starting in first ch (has [sc, dc] in it), *[sc, dc], skip 1 ch, repeat * across bottom, ch 2, turn piece so working down other raw edge, work 12 [sc, dc] evenly along edge, ch 2, join – 112 sts
R2: Slst in next ch 2 space, ch 1, **[sc, dc, ch 2, sc, dc] in ch 2 space, *skip dc, [sc, dc] in next dc, repeat * across to next ch 2 space, repeat ** around, join – 128 sts
Finish off and weave in ends.
Coaster Pattern Instructions
R1: Ch 1, *sc in circle, dc in circle, repeat * 3 more times, join – 8 sts
R2: Ch 2, [dc, sc] in same, [dc, sc] in each st around, join – 16 sts
R3: Ch 1, sc in same, [dc, sc] in next, dc in next, [sc, dc] in next, *sc in next, [dc, sc] in next, dc in next, [sc, dc] in next, repeat * around, join – 24 sts
R4: Ch 2, dc in same, sc in next, [dc, sc] in next, *dc in next, sc in next, [dc, sc] in next, repeat * around, join – 32 sts
R5: Ch 1, sc in same, dc in next, sc in next, [dc, sc] in next, dc in next, sc in next, [sc, dc] in next, * sc in next, dc in next, sc in next, [dc, sc] in next, dc in next, sc in next, [sc, dc] in next, repeat * around, join – 40 sts
Finish off and weave in ends.
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Nice and simple, but beautiful. Thanks for the pattern!
I am always looking for new patterns, so this was one that I had not seen before, Thanks for sharing,
Gail in Missouri