Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Crochet Pumpkin Placemat with Optional Coaster



Supplies:
*Black (I used Black in Lily Sugar n' Cream)
Less than 1 Skein, or color of your choice.
*Orange (I used Hot Orange in Lily Sugar n' Cream)
Less than 1 Skein, or color of your choice.
** (Optional for Stem) Brown (I used Warm Brown in Lily Sugar n' Cream)
Less than 1 Skein, or color of your choice.
 *Size U.S. H or 8 (5.0 mm) crochet hook or adjust according to different yarn types/gauges.
*Scissors
*Yarn Needle

Abbreviations:
st = stitch
SC= single crochet
ch = chain 
DC = double crotchet
DC2tog = double crochet 2 stitches together (dc decrease)



 PLACEMAT (About 12 inches wide)

In Orange, Magic Ring, Ch 1, 12 DC in magic ring, join in first DC.
Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 DC in each st around, join in first DC (24 DC)
Rnd 3: Ch 2, 1 DC in next st,  2 DC in next st, repeat around, join in first DC (36 DC)
Rnd 4: Ch 2, 1 DC in next 2 sts,  2 DC in next st, repeat around, join in first DC (48 DC)
Rnd 5: Ch 2, 1 DC in next 3 sts,  2 DC in next st, repeat around, join in first DC (60 DC)
Rnd 6: Ch 2, 1 DC in next 4 sts,  2 DC in next st, repeat around, join in first DC (72 DC)
Rnd 7: Ch 2, 1 DC in next 5 sts,  2 DC in next st, repeat around, join in first DC (84 DC)
Rnd 8: Ch 2, 1 DC in next 6 sts,  2 DC in next st, repeat around, join in first DC (95 DC)
Rnd 9: Ch 2, 1 DC in next 7 sts,  2 DC in next st, repeat around, join in first DC (108 DC)
Rnd 10: Ch 2, 1 DC in next 8 sts,  2 DC in next st, repeat around, join in first DC (120 DC)
Rnd 11: Ch 2, 1 DC in next 9 sts,  2 DC in next st, repeat around, join in first DC (132 DC)
Fasten off, weave in tails.



EYES (Make 2)

In Black, Ch 10, turn
Row 2: In 3rd and 4th ch from hook, DC2tog, DC in next 4 sts, DC2tog, turn (6 sts)
Row 3: Ch 2, DC2tog in 1st and 2nd st,  DC in next 2 sts, DC2tog, turn (4 sts)Row 4: Ch 2, DC2tog two times, turn (2 sts)
Row 5: Ch 2, DC2tog
Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing onto placemat.



NOSE

In Black, Ch 8, turn
Row 2: Ch 2, DC2tog in 1st and 2nd st,  DC in next 2 sts, DC2tog, turn (4 sts)
Row 3: Ch 2, DC2tog two times, turn (2 sts)
Row 4: Ch 2, DC2tog
Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing onto placemat.


MOUTH (Make 5)

In Black, Magic Ring, Ch 1, 6 DC in magic ring, turn
Row 2: Ch 2, 2 DC in each st, turn (12 DC)Row 3: Ch 2, 1 DC in next st,  2 DC in next st, repeat across, turn (18 DC)
Row 4: Ch 2, 1 DC in next 2 sts,  2 DC in next st, repeat across, turn (24 DC)
Row 5: Ch 2, 1 DC in next 3 sts,  2 DC in next st, repeat across (30 DC)
Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing onto placemat.




STEM

In Brown join with a DC on the top of your placemat, work 7 more DC across, turn
Row 2: Ch 2, DC in next 8 sts, turn
Row 3: Ch 2, DC in next 8 sts.
Fasten off, weave in your tails.



Assemble your eyes, nose, and mouth, however you would like, onto your placemat!



(OPTIONAL) COASTER (About 3 1/2 inches long and wide)

In Black, Magic Ring, Ch 1, 12 DC in magic ring, join in first DC.
Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 DC in each st around, join in first DC (24 DC)
Rnd 3: Ch 2, 1 DC in next st,  2 DC in next st, repeat around, join in first DC (36 DC)
Fasten off.
Rnd 4:  In Orange, Join with SC, 1 SC in next st,  2 SC in next st, *1 SC in next 2 sts, 2 SC in next st* repeat * around, join in first SC (48 SC)




1 comment:

  1. these placemats can simply add more value to your tables, as i have chosen slate placemats for the purpose. i wonder they would be love by kids as well. your blog is awesome :)

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