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Crochet Adjacent Shell Table Mat

Free crochet adjacent shell table mat pattern made in a variegate (random UK) yarn, dining tablewear can brighten up your tables and stop them from looking unloved. You can use circular table mats or a dining table runner, both would look just as nice.

 

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Crochet Adjacent Shell Table Mat UK

Pattern Number CNC408

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations UK
RS.     Right Side
ch.      Chain
dc.      Double Crochet
tr.       Treble Crochet
rpt.     Repeat

ss.      Slip Stitch
DNT.  Do Not Turn

Group. (3tr, 1ch, 1tr) into same space or stitch

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

3ch counts as first tr

Approx Finished Size:  14 x 18 Inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

100 grams of King Cole Melody DK yarn

4.50mm & 4.00mm crochet hooks

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UK INSTRUCTIONS:

Made in Multiples of 4 + 1

With 4.50mm hook make 49ch, (RS) work (3tr, 1ch, 1tr) into 4th ch from hook, * miss 3ch, (3tr, 1ch, 1tr) into next ch, * rpt from * to * to last ch, work 1tr into ch. Turn. (12 groups)

2nd Row – 3ch, (3tr, 1ch, 1tr) into next 1ch space, * miss 4tr, (3tr, 1ch, 1tr) into next 1ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, miss 3tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.

Rpt 2nd Row until 31 rows have been worked.

Border – Change to 4.00mm hook, make 1ch, work 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, missing all 1ch spaces work 1dc into each tr to end, 3dc into corner, 2dc into each row end down first side of mat, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch along starting ch edge, 3dc into corner, 2dc into each row end up second side of mat, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Working 3dc into each of the corners, work 2 more rows of 1ch, 1dc into stitch at the base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Fourth Row – 1ch, * (2dc, 2ch, 2dc) into stitch at base of 1ch, miss 2dc, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. DNT.

Fifth Row – 1ch, miss 2dc, work (2dc, 2ch, 2dc) into each 2ch space to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Weave and trim off ends.

USA format below:-

There are so many more table mats and for you to see, such as my all over shell mat, tasselled table runner & round table mat

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Crochet Adjacent Shell Table Mat USA

Pattern Number CNC408

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations USA
RS.      Right Side
ch.       Chain
sc.       Single Crochet
dc.       Double Crochet
rpt.      Repeat

sl st.    Slip Stitch
DNT.    Do Not Turn

Group. (3dc, ch1, 1dc) in same space or stitch

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

ch3 counts as first dc

Approx Finished Size:  14 x 18 Inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

100 grams of King Cole Melody DK yarn

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3

4.50mm & 4.00mm crochet hooks

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USA INSTRUCTIONS:

Made in Multiples of 4 + 1

With 4.50mm hook ch49, (RS) work (3dc, ch1, 1dc) in 4th ch from hook, * skip 3ch, (3dc, ch1, 1dc) in next ch, * rpt from * to * to last ch, work 1dc in ch. Turn. (12 groups)

2nd Row – ch3, (3dc, ch1, 1dc) in next ch1 space, * skip 4dc, (3dc, ch1, 1dc) in next ch1 space, * rpt from * to * to end, skip 3dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

Rpt 2nd Row until 31 rows have been worked.

Border – Change to 4.00mm hook, ch1, work 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, skipping all ch1 spaces work 1sc in each dc to end, 3sc in corner, 2sc in each row end down first side of mat, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch along starting ch edge, 3sc in corner, 2sc in each row end up second side of mat, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Working 3sc in each of the corners, work 2 more rows of ch1, 1sc in stitch at the base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Fourth Row – ch1, * (2sc, ch2, 2sc) in stitch at base of ch1, skip 2sc, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. DNT.

Fifth Row – ch1, skip 2sc, work (2sc, ch2, 2sc) in each ch2 space to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Weave and trim off ends.

 

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