Patriotic Summertime Placemat… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Patriotic Summertime Placemat… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Patriotic Summertime Placemat

Patriotic Summertime Placemat... Free Crochet Pattern

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This fun, seasonal placemat is similar to the Tea Time Placemat…  Easy stitching and added  embellishments make this a perfect project for a Forth of July or Patriotic  Barbecue!!  Whip a set of 4 Patriotic Summertime Placemats up in no time for a great gift set too!


Materials:

Worsted weight yarn ~ 200 yards main color & 25 yards of accent color per placemat.  Red Heart with Love was used in this pattern.

Color A ~ Red(Berry Red)

Color B ~ White(Eggshell)

Color C ~ Blue(Peacock)

Hook ~ I

Yarn Needle

 

Size:

Approximately 19″ x 15″

Stitches:

Sk ~ Skip      St ~ Stitch     Sl St ~ Slip Stitch     Ch ~ Chain     Sc ~ Single Crochet     Dc ~ Double Crochet

Ch1 Twist Stitch: Ch 1, turn project completely around one time to twist st and continue with pattern

Instructions:

With Color A~

Ch 45

Row 1:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. = 44 sts

Row 2:  Ch 1, turn, sk 1st st, (sc, dc) in next st, * sk st, (sc, dc) in next st*, repeat * * across. =44 sts

Row 3:  Ch 1, turn, (sc,dc) in each sc across, skipping all the dc’s. =44 sts

Rows 4-29:  Repeat Row 3

Row 30:  Ch 1, turn, sc across. = 44 sts

Edging:

Round 1:  2 sc in same st as last st of row 30(1st corner), sc 29 sts evenly down the side of the rows, 2 sc in same st as 1st st of  beginning of placemat row 1(2nd corner), join with sl st to the 1st st of row 1. Finish off.

Round 2:  Join with sl st in the same space as the last st of row 1(44th st), 2 sc in same st(3rd corner), sc 29 sts evenly up the side of rows, 2 sc in same space as the  1st st of row 30, join with sl st to 1st st of top of placemat(4th corner).=154 sts

Round 3:  Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, 3 sc in next st(1st corner), sc in next 31 sts, 3 sc in next st(2nd corner), sc in next 22 sts, 2 sc in next st(increase is needed to end with odd number of sts), sc in next 21 sts, 3 sc in next st(3rd corner) sc in next 31 sts, 3 sc in next st(4th corner), sc in next 21, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 21 sts, join to beginning sc. =164 sts

Change to Color B

Round 4:  Join yarn in top right corner st(middle of 3), ch 1, {(sc, dc, ch1, dc, sc) in same st as joining, sc in next st, *(sc,dc,ch1,dc,sc) in next st, sk st, sc in next st, sk st*, repeat * * 10 more times,(sc,dc,ch1, dc, sc) in next st, sc in next st, (sc,dc, ch1, dc, sc) in next st(2nd corner), sc in next st, ^sk st, (sc, dc, ch1, dc, sc), sk st, sc in next st^,repeat ^ ^ 7 more times, }, repeat { } starting in the 3rd corner. Join to beginning sc. Fasten off.= 44 (sc, dc, ch1, dc, sc)

Change to Color C

Round 5:  Join yarn in any ch1 sp of a corner, ch 1, 3 sc in ch1 sp, *sc in next 2 sts, sk st, sc in next 2 sts, 3 sc in next ch1 sp*, repeat * * around to last 5 sts, sc in next 2 sts, sk st, sc in last 2 sts, Join to beginning sc. Finish off.

Change to Color A

Round 6: Join yarn in middle st of any corner, ch 1, *3 sc in st, sc in next 2 sts, sk 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts*, repeat * * around, join to beginning st. Finish off.

Weave in all ends.

Star ~ 

Make 3

Make magic circle

Round 1:  Ch 1, 9 sc in circle, join to beginning sc. = 9 sc

Round 2:  Ch 1, *(sc, dc, ch1 twist st, dc, sc) in st, sk st*, repeat * * 5 times, join to beginning, finish off leaving a long tail for sewing.

Sew stars in place.

Congratulations, you now have a Patriotic Summertime Placemat!!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena



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Comments

  1. shoshana vogel :

    I JUST FINISHED THE 2016CAL,[I DIDN’T START WITH EVERYON ELSE, BUT I HAVE REALLY LOVED DOING IT. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR SUCH A GREAT PATTERN!!
    CAN\T WAIT FOR NEXT YEAR!!! EACH TIME I GET A NOTICE THAT YOU HAVE POSTED SOMETHING ELSE, I MAKE SURE TO LOOK AT IT, AS I KNOW IT’S GOING TO BE SOMETHING GOOD.
    THANK YOU AGAIN,
    SHOSHANA

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