Grit Stitch Placemat

A grit stitch placemat to dress up your table. make in colors to match your decor and bring  a sense of style to your meal times.

This basic crochet mat is a versatile design that can be used in any room of your home, kitchen, dining or as a center piece for your side or coffee tables, use them when dining al fresco.

It’s an easy to crochet pattern that lets you practice your crochet skills and create beautiful mats at the same time.

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Grit Stitch Placemat

Pattern Number CNC29

Abbreviations USA
ch.
Chain

sc. Single Crochet
rpt.    Repeat
sl st. Slip Stitch

Crab Stitch. Working left to right work 1sc in each sc (this is sc backwards)

Finished size approx: 12.5 Inches x 15 Inches

Materials
I have used:-
60 grams of King Cole big value DK in Color 1
25 grams of King Cole big value DK in Color 2

Or
2.12oz of Worsted Weight #3 in Color 1
1oz of Worsted Weight #3 in Color 2

5.00mm & 4.00mm Clover crochet hooks

GAUGE – 4sc and 4 rows of pattern measures approx 1 Inch

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Using color 1 and 5.00mm hook, ch61, work 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch to end. Turn. (60sc)

Pattern Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * skip 1sc, 2sc in next sc * rpt from * to * to last sc, 1sc in sc. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Row in color sequence as follows:-
Five more times in color 1
Four more times in color 2. Fasten off.
Twice more times in color 1. Fasten off.
Four more times in color 2. Fasten off.
Eighteen more times in color 1. Fasten off.
Four more times in color 2. Fasten off.
Twice in color 1. Fasten off.
Four more times in color 2. Fasten off.
Six more times in color 1. Turn.

Starting ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc to end. Fasten off. Turn.

Change to 4.00mm hook.

Edging – Join in color 2, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to last sc, 3sc in last sc, work 1sc in each row end down first side of placemat, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch along cast on edge, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each row end up second side of place mat, 1sc in the corner, sl st to first sc. Turn.

Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 2 more rows of 1sc in each sc around all four sides to end, working 3sc in corners and sl st to first sc on the end of each row. Turn.

Work one row of crab stitch (see abbrev) around all the four sides. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in any loose ends of yarn and trim.

Hope you have lots of fun with this pattern, I will speak to you soon with another free crochet pattern.

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