Gingham Place Mat & Coaster
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Place mat: 163/4 inches x 12 inches, including edging Coaster: 35/8 inches square, including edging MATERIALS • Lizbeth size 10 crochet cotton (122 yds per ball): 3 balls each #601 white and #662 turquoise light 1 ball #663 bright turquoise
dark • Size 7/1.65mm steel crochet hook
or size needed to obtain gauge • Tapestry needle GAUGE Square motif = 11/8 inches square before blocking
Materials listed will make 1 each place mat and coaster. Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Chain-3 at beginning of round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.
SQUARE Make 36 bright turquoise dark, 52 white & 86 turquoise light. Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 4, join (see Pattern Notes) in first ch to form a ring, ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, [3 dc in ring, ch 2] 3 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, do not turn. (12 dc, 4 corner ch-2 sps)
Rnd 2: Sl st in each of next 2 dc and in next ch-2 sp, (ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same corner ch-2 sp, ch 1, [(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp, ch 1] 3 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. Fasten off. (24 dc, 4 corner ch-2 sps, 4 ch-1 sps) ASSEMBLY Assembly has 2 options as follow: First Option: Following Placement Diagram (see page
62) for place mat and coaster, with RS of Squares facing, using tapestry needle and white, whipstitch edges (see illustration) tog.