Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Patriotic Placemats and Coasters
Lion Brand® Lion® Cotton
Pattern Number: 50398-1C Click here for knitted version

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Placemat 18 1/2 inches x 12 1/2 inches [46.5 x 31 cm Coaster/Small Mat 4 3/4 inches x 4 3/4 inches [12 x 12 cm]

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

760-100 Lion Cotton Yarn: White

Crisp clean white.


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.99
Note: (A)

760-112 Lion Cotton Yarn: Poppy Red

Bright and bold red


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Note: (B)

760-110 Lion Cotton Yarn: Navy

The classical 'navy' shade -- blue, almost black.


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Estimated Price: $ 6.99
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
19 sc + 16 rows = 4 inches [10 cm]. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



PLACEMAT
With A, ch 49.

Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn - 48 sts.

Work 4 more rows sc (5 total).

Fasten off A.



[With RS facing, join B in first st at right edge of work.

Work 5 rows sc over 48 sts with B.

Fasten off B.

With RS facing, join A in first st at right edge of work.

Work 5 rows sc over 48 sts with A.

Fasten off A.] 6 times.

EDGING
Rnd 1 With RS facing, join C in first st at right edge of work.

Work 3 sc in first st, sc in each st across row to last st, 3 sc in last st; turn to side, sc evenly spaced in row-end sts across long edge; 3 sc in first ch of foundation ch, sc in each ch of foundation ch to last ch, 3 sc in last ch; sc evenly spaced in row-end sts of remaining edge; join with slip st in top of first sc; turn.



Rnds 2-4 Ch 1, sc in each sc around entire edge, working 3 sc in each corner st; join with slip st in first sc; turn.



Fasten off C.

Weave in ends.

COASTER

Note Coaster is worked in strips, then edged and sewn together.



STRIP 1

With A, ch 6.

Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; turn - 5 sts.

Work 4 more rows sc.

Fasten off A.

*With RS facing, join C in first sc at right edge, sc across 5 sts; turn.

Work 4 more rows sc.

Fasten off C**.

Work from * to ** with B instead of C.

Fasten off.

STRIP 2

Work as for Strip 1 in the following color sequence: C, B, A.

STRIP 3

Work as for Strip 1 in the following color sequence: B, A, C.

EDGING

Rnd 1 With RS facing and C, join yarn at top right corner of Strip 3; work 3 sc in first sc of Strip 3, sc in each of remaining 4 sts; sc in each sc across top of Strip 2; sc in first 4 sc of Strip 1, 3 sc in last sc of Strip 1; turn to side, sc evenly spaced in row-end sts along side of Strip 1 to first ch, 3 sc in first ch of Strip 1; sc in next 4 ch, sc in 5 ch of Strip 2, sc in first 4 ch of Strip 3, 3 sc in last ch; turn to side, sc evenly spaced in row-end sts along remaining side of Strip 3; join with slip st in top of first sc; turn.



Rnd 2 Ch 1, sc in each sc around entire edge, working 3 sc in each corner st; join with slip st in first sc.



Fasten off C.

Sew Strips together between top and bottom edgings.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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