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Holiday Placemats
Holiday Placemats

Materials: Two Balls of size 10 Crochet Cotton in red, ecru, yellow-gold or the colors of your choice
Crochet Hook Size C/2 or 2.75 mm
Tapestry Needle

Gauge: 6 scs and 3 rows = 1 inch

Finished Size Approximately 12 ½ inches high x 18 inches wide

First Half:
Row 1: Working with two strands as one throughout, ch 71, work 1 dc in fourth ch from hook (counts as 2 dcs), dc in each of next 2
chs, ch 1, sk 2 chs, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch, ch 1, sk 2 chs, dc in each of next 6 chs, ch 1, sk 1 ch, dc in each of next 6 chs, ch 1,
sk 2 chs, dc in next ch, ch 2, ch in same ch, ch 1, sk 2 chs, dc in each of next 6 chs, ch 3, sk 3 chs, dc in each of next 6 chs, ch 1, sk 2
chs, dc in next ch, ch 2, dc in same ch, ch 1, sk 2 chs, dc in last 4 chs, turn.

Row 2: Ch 3 for first dc, work 1 dc in each of 3 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in each of next 4 dcs, ch 3, sk 2
dcs, sc in ch-1 sp, ch 3, sk 2 dcs, dc in each of next 4 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in each of next 6 dcs, ch
2, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 2, dc in each of next 6 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in each of next 4 dcs, ch 3, sk 2 dcs,
sc in ch-1 sp, ch 3, sk 2 dcs, dc in each of next 4 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in each of next 3 dcs and in
top of turning ch, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3 for first dc, work 1 dc in each of next 3 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in next 2 dc, ch 3, sk next 2
dcs, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, sk 2 dcs, dc in each of next 2 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1,
dc in each of next 6 dcs, ch 3, dc in each of next 6 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in next 2 dcs, ch 3, sk next 2
dcs, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, sk 2 dcs, dc in next 2 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in
each of next 3 dcs and in top of turning ch, turn.

Row 4: Ch 3 for first dc, work 1 dc in each of next 3 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in each of next 2 dcs, work
2 dcs in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, work 2 dcs in next ch-3 sp, dc in each of next 2 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in
next ch 2 sp, ch 1, dc in each of next 6 dcs, ch 2, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 2, dc in each of the next 6 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next
ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in each of next 2 dcs, work 2 dcs in next ch-3 sp, ch3, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, work 2 dcs in next ch-3 sp, dc in each
of next 2 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in each of the next 3 dcs and in top of turning ch, turn.

Row 5: Ch 3 for the first dc, work 1 dc in each of next 3 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in each of next 4 dcs,
work 2 dcs in next ch-3 sp, dc in each of next 4 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in each of next 6 dcs, ch 3, dc in
each of next 6 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in each of next 4 dcs, work 2 dcs in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, work 2
dcs in next ch-3 sp, dc in each of next 4 dcs, ch 1, work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, dc in each of next 3 dcs and in top of
turning ch, turn.

Rows 6-21: Rep Rows 2-5.
Fasten off at the end of Row 21.

Second Half:
With right side facing, attach crochet thread in first ch of starting ch, ch 3 for first dc, dc in each of the next 3 chs, ch 1, sk 2 chs,
work (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch, ch 1, sk 2 chs, dc in each of next 6 chs, ch 1, sk 1 ch, dc in each of next 6 chs, ch 1, sk 2 chs, dc in next
ch, ch 2, dc in same ch, ch 1, sk 2 chs, dc in each of next 6 chs, ch 3, sk 3 chs, dc in each of next 6 chs, ch 1, sk 2 chs, work (dc, ch
2, dc) in next ch, ch 1, sk 2 chs, dc in each of next 6 chs, ch 1, sk 1 ch, dc in each of next 6 chs, ch 1, sk 2 chs, dc in next ch, ch 2, dc
in same ch, ch 1, sk 2 chs, dc in last 4 chs, turn.

Repeat Rows 2-21 of first half. Do not fasten off.

Edging:
Rnd 1: Ch 3 for first dc, dc around, working 1 dc in each st and each ch-1 sp, 2 dcs in each ch-2 sp, 3 dcs around each corner dc and
2 dcs around ends of rows, join with sl st in top of beg ch-3.

Rnd 2: * Ch 3, work 1 dc and 1 hdc in same st, sk 2 sts, sc in next st; repeat * around, join with sl st in first ch of beg ch-3. Fasten off.

Use needle to weave in all loose ends.