J. & P. COATS KNIT-CRO-SHEEN, 4 balls of White or Ecru, or 6 balls of any color.
Steel crochet hook No. 2/0 (double zero).
Material specified is sufficient for 4 place mats each about 12 x 18 inches, and a center mat about 14 x 28 inches.
GAUGE: 1 block measures 1 inch square. Use thread double throughout.
PLACE MAT (Make 4) ... Starting at long end, ch 69. 1st row: D tr in 6th ch from hook and the next 3 ch; * ch 5, skip 2 ch, sc in next ch, ch 5, skip 2 ch, d tr in next 5 ch (block). Repeat from * across (7 blocks and 6 lacets), ch 7, turn. 2nd row: Work sc in each ch-5 across with ch 7 between, ending with ch 7, sc in top st of turning ch. Ch 11, turn. 3rd row: Sc in 1st loop, * ch 5, block in next loop, ch 5, sc in next loop. Repeat from * across, ending with ch 5, d tr at base of ch-7 on previous row. Ch 7, turn. 4th row: Same as 2nd row. Continue thus in established pattern until 7 rows of blocks have been worked. Turn.
Next row: * Sl st in next 5 d tr of block, sc in sp, ch 5, sc in next sp. Repeat from * across, ending with sl st in last 5 sts. Do not fasten off but work loops around all sides as follows: 1st rnd: With the right side facing, * ch 10, sc in center d tr of block, ch 10, sc in sp. Repeat from * across to next corner, sc in center d tr of block, ch 10, sc in corner st, ch 10, sc in same place (loop increased). Now work loops along short side (in the end d tr of each block and in each sp) to within next corner; inc 1 loop as before and continue thus around, ending with ch 10, sc in corner, ch 5, d tr in same place. 2nd rnd: * Ch 11, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around, increasing 1 loop at each corner and forming the last loop by working ch 5 and 1 d tr. 3rd rnd: * Ch 12, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join and fasten off.CENTER MAT ... Starting at short end, ch 59. Work as for Place Mats, having 1 block and 1 lacet less on each row. Work 21 rows of blocks and continue working as for Place Mats. Fasten off. Starch and block to measurements given.
Other great patterns from Gift Shopping with Crochet, Book No. 191.
Pot Holder Trio
Sugar and Cream Potholders
Hot Plate Mats
Jiffy Luncheon Set
Loop Trimmed Scuffs
Junior Foot Cozies
Round Compact Cover
Square Compact Cover
Round Shopping Bag
Long Shopping Bag
Jiffy Ann Doll
Betsy Ross Flag
Browse the pattern categories to help you find thes you're looking for.