Tartan Place Mats and Potholders Patterns

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MATERIALS:

J. & P. Coats "Knit-Cro-Sheen," Art. A.64, 7 balls of No. 9 Yellow; 5 balls of No. 12 Black and 1 ball of No. 126 Spanish Red; or
Clark's O.N.T. Mercerized Bedspread Cotton, Art. B.504, colors of your own choice; or
J. & P. Coats or Clark's O.N.T. Pearl Cotton, Art. A. or B.19, Size 5, 24 balls of No. 43 Dk. Yellow; 18 balls of No. 12 Black and 6 balls of No. 126 Spanish Red.

Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 7.
⅔ yard red felt lining.

Place Mat measures 11 x 18 ½ inches including fringe

PLACE MAT or HOT PLATTER MAT . . . Starting at narrow edge with Dk. Yellow, ch 102 to measure 12 inches. 1st row: Dc in 6th ch from hook, * ch 1, skip 1 ch, dc in next ch. Repeat from * across. Ch 4, turn (49 sps). 2nd and 3rd rows: Skip first dc, * dc in next dc, ch 1. Repeat from * across, skip 1 ch of last sp, dc in next ch. Ch 4, turn. Break off at end of 3rd row. Turn. 4th row: Attach Spanish Red to first dc, ch 4, * dc in next dc, ch 1. Repeat from * across, ending as before. Break off and turn. 5th, 6th and 7th rows: Attach Yellow and work in pattern. Break off at end of 7th row. 8th to 15th rows incl: Make 2 rows of Black, 1 Yellow, 2 Black, 1 Yellow, 2 Black. The 1st to 15th rows establish color pattern. Repeat these colors until 67 rows are completed, ending with 7th row.

WEAVING . . . Cut 8 strands of Yellow each 24 inches long. Weave these strands through first row of sps on long side of mat. Make a knot at each end, leaving enough free for fringe. Make 3 more Yellow stripes, 1 Red, 4 Yellow, 3 Black, 1 Yellow, 3 Black, 1 Yellow, 3 Black. Repeat these 20 stripes until all sps have been filled. Trim fringe evenly on both ends. Cut a piece of felt slightly smaller than mat. Sew in place for lining.

POT HOLDER . . . Starting at bottom with Black, ch 74. 1st row: Repeat 1st row of Place Mat. Break off (35 sps). 2nd, 3rd and 4th rows: Attach Yellow and work in pattern. Break off at end of 4th row. Work in color pattern as for Place Mat until 24 rows are completed, ending with a Black row. Break off.

Cut 8 strands of Black, 12 inches long. Weave through 1st row of sps on long side of pot holder. Knot ends for fringe as before. Make 2 more Black stripes, 4 Yellow, 1 Red, 4 Yellow, 3 Black, 1 Yellow, 3 Black, 1 Yellow, 3 Black, 4 Yellow, 1 Red, 4 Yellow and 3 Black. Trim fringe evenly. Line as for Place Mat. With Red sc closely around bone ring. Join and break off. Sew in place on pot holder.


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