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Di­ag­o­nal Blocks Ta­ble Mats

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PAT­TERN NOTES

Mat is worked in rows on the di­ag­o­nal; re­fer to writ­ten pat­tern and Place­ment Di­a­grams. Use colors in Color Chart or 1 ounce each of any 13 colors. Change colors in any ran­dom or­der un­less oth­er­wise stated. Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. Re­fer to Di­ag­o­nal Row 2 for Squares 1 and 2, Di­ag­o­nal Row 3 for Square 3 and Di­ag­o­nal Row 10 for Square 4.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Pat­tern stitch (pat­tern st):

Ch 1, sc in first sc, [ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, sc in next sc] twice.

Sin­gle cro­chet join (sc join):

Place slip knot on hook, insert hook in in­di­cated st, yo and draw up a lp, yo and pull through both lps on hook.

Small shell (sm shell): 5 dc in

in­di­cated st.

Large shell (lg shell): 7 dc in in­di­cated st.

Pi­cot: (Sl st, ch 3, sl st) in in­dicted st.

MAT Make 1 in each color se­quence.

DI­AG­O­NAL ROW 1

Foun­da­tion Square

Row 1 (RS): With first color

(see Pat­tern Notes), ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, [ch 1, sk next ch, sc in next ch] twice, turn.

(3 sc, 2 ch-1 sps)

Rows 2–5: [Work pat­tern st

(see Spe­cial Stitches), turn] 4 times. At end of last row, fas­ten off. (1 Square)

Note: When in­structed to join in Square pre­vi­ously made, you will be join­ing in Foun­da­tion Square or a Square 1. Row 1 (RS): With RS fac­ing,

join (see Pat­tern Notes) next color to first ch of row 1 of Square pre­vi­ously made, ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from hook, [ch 1, sk next ch, sc in next ch] twice, sk last ch (does not count as ch-1

sp), join in end of row 1 of same Square, turn. (3 sc, 2 ch-1 sps) Row 2: Work pat­tern st, turn. Row 3: Work pat­tern st, join in end of row 3 of same Square, turn. Row 4: Work pat­tern st. Row 5: Work pat­tern st, join in end of row 5 of same Square.

Square 2

Note: When in­structed to work in Square just worked, you will be work­ing in Foun­da­tion Square or a Square 2 di­rectly be­low cur­rent Square.

Row 1 (RS): Work pat­tern st across row 5 of Square just worked, turn.

Rows 2–5: [Work pat­tern st, turn] 4 times. At end of last row, fas­ten off.

DI­AG­O­NAL ROW 3

Work Square 1 (see Pat­tern

Notes).

Square 3

Note: When in­structed to work in Square just worked, you will be work­ing in a Square 1 or a Square 3 di­rectly be­low cur­rent Square.

Row 1 (RS): Work pat­tern st across row 5 of Square just worked, join in end of row 1 of next Square of pre­vi­ous Di­ag­o­nal Row, turn.

Rows 2–5: Rep rows 2–5 of Square 1. Work Square 2 (see Pat­tern Notes). (3 Squares)

DI­AG­O­NAL ROW 4

Work Square 1, [ Square 3 (see Pat­tern Notes)] twice, and

Square 2. (4 Squares)

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