Crochet Sunshine Placemat

Crochet sunshine placemat a free crochet pattern, designed in double thickness to save
your table, make as many as you like in sets to add color to your home or for gifts.

Made with an easy quick small shell stitch pattern of just two rows.

See my free crochet Grit Stitch Placemat pattern.

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Abbreviations
RS.       Right Side
ch.       Chain
sc.        Single Crochet
dc.       Double Crochet
tch.     Turning Chain
rpt.      Repeat
sl st.    Slip Stitch
DNT.   Do Not Turn

ch3 counts as first dc

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

Finished Size Approx:     14 x 16 Inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn
I have used:-
70 grams of Sylecraft Special DK in color 1
30 grams of Stylecraft Special DK in color 2

OR
2.5oz of Worsted Weight #3 in color 1
1.05oz of Worsted Weight #3 in color 2

5.00mm & 4.00mm Clover Crochet Hook

GAUGE – 1.5 pattern rpt’s & 1.5 rows measures approx 1 inch

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Make 2 pieces the same.

Using 5.00mm hook and color 1 ch70, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, * ch3, skip ch3, 1sc in next
ch * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (18sc)

Next Row – ch3, (RS) 1dc in base of ch3, * 1sc in ch3 space, 3dc in sc, * rpt from * to * to
last ch3 space and sc, 1sc in ch3 space, 2dc in last sc. Turn. (16, 3dc groups + 2 halves)

Row 1 – ch1, 1sc in base of ch, * ch3, skip (1dc, 1sc, 1dc), work 1sc in centre dc of 3dc group,
* rpt from * to * to last (dc, sc, dc and 3tch), ch3, skip (1dc, 1sc, 1dc), work 1sc in top of 3tch.
Turn.

Row 2 – ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, * 1sc in ch3 space, 3dc in sc, * rpt from * to * to last ch3
space and sc, 1sc in ch3 space, 2dc in last sc. Turn.

Rpt Rows 1 & 2 until 18 complete patterns have been worked in all or work measures
approx 11.5 inches from beginning. Turn.

Rpt Row 1. Turn.

Change to 4.00mm hook.

Border – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 3sc in each ch3 space and 1sc in each sc along to
end, 3sc in corner, work 50sc evenly in row ends down first side of mat, 3sc in corner, work
3sc in each ch3 space and 1sc in each sc along starting chain edge, 3sc in corner, work 50sc
evenly in row ends up second side of mat, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row.
Fasten off. Turn.

Join in color 2.

Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc and 3sc in each of 3 corners
around mat to end, 1sc in last corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Rpt last row twice. Fasten off.

Join in color 1.

Rpt last row twice. Fasten off.

Making sure the stitch pattern is going the same way, place WS of both pieces together,
working on the RS and starting on a corner work through the double layers, ch1, 1sc in
each sc around, working 3sc in corners, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. DNT.

Pretty Edge – ch1, work (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in base of ch1, * skip 1sc, work (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in
next sc, * rpt from * to * around to end, sl st to first sc, sl st to first sc on beginning of
row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off all loose ends of yarn.

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everybody crochets differently.
Every effort is made to ensure this pattern is correct,
but I am only human so mistakes may be made, if you find one please let me know
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