Fall Placemat

Fall Placemat
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Add some pretty fall colors to your kitchen or dining decor with this pretty placemat pattern. This knitting pattern is great for the adventurous advanced beginner or intermediate knitter and is so enjoyable to create.

You'll love the results at your holiday table or Thanksgiving feast! Choose a different color palette for each holiday and create the perfect set of placemats for any occasion!

Skill level: Advanced beginner

Materials: 200 yards of 4 different color of worsted weight yarn. You will be able to make at least 4 place mats with this amount of yarn.
    Color A cream
    Color B rust
    Color C sage green
    Color D mushroom brown
Size 9 needle
Stitch markers
Yarn needle

Gauge: 4 stitches to the inch

Instructions:

Placemat (Make 4)
Cast on 44 sts with color A.
Row 1- 7: K in each st across, cut yarn at the end of row 7.
Row 8: with color B, K 4, place a marker, K 1, *(k2tog) 3times; (Yo,K1) 5 times; Yo, (K2tog)3 times;, repeat from * across to last 5 sts, place marker, K4.
Row 9 and 10: K in each st across, slipping markers as you come to it.
Row 11:  K4, sl marker, P to next marker, Sl marker, K 4.
Rows 12- 15: Repeat rows 8 – 11, at the end of row 15 cut yarn.
From here on out you will repeat rows 8 – 15 and following the color change sequence below.
Color change sequence
1.    Change to color C
2.    Change to color D
3.    Change to color A
4.    Change to color B
5.    Change to color C
6.    Change to color D
7.    Change to color A
8.    Change to color B
9.    Change to color A
10.    Change to color D

With color A repeat rows 1 -7.

Cast off.

Weave in all ends.

 

About The Author

Melanie has more than 25 years experience as a Hands-on fiber artist and fiber arts teacher specializing in crochet, knitting, spinning, weaving and tatting. She has taught classes through various yarn stores, Community Education Programs, fiber fairs; as well as in 4-H programs around Idaho. She has been designing her own unique projects and patterns for numerous year and she has spent several years as a pattern tester for many yarn and design companies. You can usually find her working on something or planning her next project.