Granny Place Mats

Granny Place Mats
Granny Place Mats - Crochet Pattern
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Step 1: Getting Started

We've added Granny Square placemats for you!  Crochet a set of placemats for your upcoming Easter dinner, or to enjoy everyday.  Mix and match colors to accent any dish set or dining room decor.  These placemats measure 20x10”.  Doesn't every table deserve something so pretty?!  (They'll make wonderful handmade gifts too!)

Difficulty: Easy

Materials: Red heart Yarn 3 colors of your choosing, I crochet hook, and darning needle.

 

SL = Slip Stitch

SC = Single Crochet

CH = Chain

DC = Double Crochet

SLO = Slip Stitch Only

 

 

Granny Squares

Step 2: Pattern Instructions

Instructions:

Granny Motif: Black

Base: Ch 5, SL to 1st Ch made to form ring, turn.

Rnd 1: CH 3, Working in ring:2 DC, CH3, (3 DC, Ch 3) 3 times, SL to 1st Dc made, Tie off, Hide string..

CC to White

Rnd 2: Connect to a ch 3 sp: In Ch 3 Sp (CH3, 2 DC), [CH 2 Sk 3 Dc sps, In next CH 3 sp ( 3 DC, CH 3, 3 DC)]3 times, Ch 2 SK 3 DC sps, In 1st CH 3 sp ( 3 DC, CH 3) SL to 1st DC made, Tie off, Hide String.

CC to Red

Rnd 3: Connect to CH 3 Corner sp: In CH 3 sp( Ch 3, 2 DC), CH 2, Sk 3 DC sps, 3 DC in CH 2 sp, CH 2, SK 3 DC sps, [ In ch 3 sp (3 Dc, Ch 3, 3 Dc), Ch 2, Sk 3 Dc sps, 3 Dc in ch 2 sp, CH 2, Sk 3 Dc sps] 3 times, In 1st Ch 3 sp ( 3 DC, Ch 3), Sl to 1st Dc made, Tie off, Hide string.

 

Make 4 Granny Motifs

Take 2 Motifs and sew together with darning needle and red yarn.

SC evenly around the perimeter of the 2 granny squares.

Rep with the other two Granny Squares.

Granny Squares

Step 3: The Next Step

Middle Motif

Base: Ch 31

Row 1: Dc in 3rd Ch from hook, *3 DC, Ch 3, Sk 3 sps, Rep from * across, End with 4 Dc, Turn.

Row 2: Ch 6, Sk to 1st Ch 3 sp, *3 Dc in Ch 3 sp, Ch 3, Sk 3 Dc sps, Rep from * across, Dc in last sp, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, * 3 Dc in 1st Ch 3 sp, Ch 3, Sk 3 Dc sps, Rep from * across, End with 4 Dc in last Ch 3 sp, Turn

Row 4-14: rep row 2 and 3.

Row 15: Ch 1, SC, * 3 SC in Ch 3 sp, 3 SC, Rep from * across to corner sp,  8 SC in Ch 6 corner sp, 26 SC down side, 3 SC in corner sp, 25 SC across bottom, 3 Sc in corner sp, 29 SC up the side, SL to 1st SC made, Tie off hide string.

 

Middle Motif

Step 4: Finishing Up

Sew the 2 granny motifs to the center motif.

With Like Colors: SLO around entire placemat.

It's important to block your work on this project.

p the side, SL to 1st SC made, Tie off hide string.

 

Granny Squares

 

About The Author

Esther Leavitt is a pattern designer and craft editor for Craftown.com.  About herself she says "Crafts are a way for me to unwind but at the same time keep my hands busy so I don't go crazy."  She is also the owner and proprietor of Crafts by Starlight