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Free Placemat Patterns for Crochet and Other Crafts

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It's amazing how much little details -- like placemats and table linens -- can enhance the look of your home. They're also functional too; they help to protect your table (or other surfaces) from spills, scratches and scrapes. They're affordable crochet projects to make, and in the long run a good set of placemats will usually pay for itself.

Want to learn how to crochet your own placemats? If so, any of these free patterns will give you the information you need to get to work.

Beginner-Friendly Half Double Crochet Placemat Pattern

Half Double Crochet Placemat
Half Double Crochet Placemat -- Photo © Amy Solovay
Here's an easy, basic placemat that anyone -- even a total beginner -- could crochet. It's a versatile design that will match just about any decor.

Half Double Crochet Placemat With Scalloped Crochet Lace Edging

Here's how the half double crochet placemat looks when you add a scalloped crochet lace edging to it. You can vary the look of this placemat dramatically by choosing different edgings, or even different colors of ribbon or trim to use around the edges.

Also pictured here: upcycled pull tab napkin rings. The free napkin ring pattern is also available on our website if you would like to make both items for your own table.

Country Plaid Crochet Placemat Pattern

Country Plaid Crochet Placemat Pattern
Country Plaid Crochet Placemat Pattern - Photo © Erica Jackofsky

These luxuriously textured placemats make the perfect accent to any contemporary, traditional or country-style kitchen. The plaid design is fresh and original, and it's a timeless classic style.

You'll want to use a durable worsted weight kitchen cotton yarn for crocheting the pattern. This pattern is by Erica Jackofsky.

Free Crochet Placemat Patterns From Around the Web

I found the following free crochet patterns posted at other Internet web sites. I think these patterns all look interesting, although I haven't actually tried crocheting any of them. I hope you will find the links helpful.

Free Crochet Placemat Patterns at the Coats and Clark Web Site:

Free Patterns for Table Settings at the Garnstudio.com Web Site

These patterns are all drop-dead gorgeous! Many of these links take you to free patterns for table settings, including placemats plus other coordinating items such as doilies, coasters and / or napkin rings.

Memorial Day Placemats and Coasters Made of Plarn

Placemats like these would make a fabulous addition to your outdoor picnic table, or maybe even to your decor inside as well.

Plarn is an interesting material to use for crocheting placemats. I wouldn't recommend it for use with hot dishes; it's ideal if you'd want to use placemats like these when serving sandwiches, salad, pickles or other similar picnic fare. Best of all, plarn is easy to make (for free!) using readily available materials.

See Also: How to Make Plarn | Free Plarn Patterns and Craft Ideas

More Table Linens and Kitchen Patterns

Interested in finding more free patterns for kitchen accessories? We've posted bunches of patterns for lovely kitchen items that are easy to crochet, beautiful to look at, stylish, and functional. Be sure to check out our coaster patterns, trivet patterns and other kitchen patterns.

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