A delightful and sweet crochet dining table mat that needs very little concentration to make, so you can sit and crochet it while the diner is cooking lol. It is made using a simple shell and vst design and then edged with a flurry of more shells to give it a pretty appearance.
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Crochet Dining Table Mat
Pattern Number CNC92
sc. Single Crochet
dc. Double Crochet
sl st. Slip Stitch
DNT. Do Not Turn.
vst. (1dc, ch1, 1dc) in same st or space.
shell. (2dc, 1ch, 2dc)
fpdc. Front Post Treble Crochet
Work dc around front post of the dc on row below.
fpsc. Front Post Double Crochet
Work sc around front post of the dc on row below.
Base of ch. Work in first stitch
Approx finished size:- 19.5 x 14 Inches
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn I have used:-
70 grams of Paintbox Simple DK in color 1
25 grams of Paintbox Simple DK in color 2
OR an equivalent yarn would be:-
2.46oz of Worsted Weight #3 in color 1
0.90oz of Worsted Weight #3 in color 2
With color 1 ch43, vst in 4th ch from hook, * skip 2ch, shell in next ch, skip 2ch, vst in next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 3ch, skip 2ch, 1dc in last ch. Turn. (7vst, 6 shells, 1dc + ch3) See abbev for vst and shell st.
Row 2 – ch3, vst in ch1 space on vst, * shell in ch1 space on shell, vst in ch1 space on vst, * rpt from * to * to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.
Rpt Row 2 until 31 rows have been worked in all from beginning. Turn.
Edging – Skipping all ch1 spaces, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each dc to end, 3sc in corner, work 2sc in each row end down first side of mat, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch along the starting ch edge, 3sc in corner, 2sc in each row end up second side of mat, 1sc in the corner, sl st to first sc. Fasten off. Turn.
2nd Row – Join color 2, ch3, (2dc, ch1, 3dc) in base of ch3, (corner made)
* skip 1sc, 1dc in next sc, skip 1sc, work shell in next sc, *
rpt from * to * 14 more times, skip 1sc, 1dc in next sc, skip 1sc, work (3dc, ch1, 3dc) in centre sc of 3sc on corner,
rpt from * to * 9 more times, skip 1sc, 1dc in next sc, skip 2sc, (3dc, ch1, 3dc) in centre sc of 3sc on corner,
rpt from * to * 15 more times, skip 1sc, 1dc in next sc, skip 1sc, (3dc, ch1, 3dc) in centre sc of 3sc on corner,
rpt from * to * 9 more times, skip 1sc, 1dc in next sc, skip 1sc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. DNT.
3rd Row – sl st to first ch1 space, ch3, (2dc, ch1, 3dc) in base of ch3, * fpdc (see abbrev) around next dc, shell in next shell, * (working 3dc, ch1, 3dc in corners) rpt from * to * around mat to the last dc, work fpdc around dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. — Fasten off.
4th Row – Join color 1 to top of ch3 on corner. ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * work 1sc in the dc’s on shell, (1sc, ch1, 1sc) in ch1 space, fpsc around single dc, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to the first sc on the beginning of row. Fasten off.
Finishing – Weave in all loose ends and trim off.
The crochet dining table mat can also be used on other tables and furniture around your home, hope you enjoy making it and oh yes don’t forget to pin it your boards.
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See more free crochet dining table mats and runners patterns:-
Tasselled Table Runner – Table Centre Mat – Round Table Mat – Table Runner – Circular Table Mat – hope you enjoy all the designs, happy crocheting!
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