Are you ready for the warm weather that is just around the corner? Crochet your own round lace placemats for Easter dinner, Graduations, Weddings, Anniversaries, tea parties, and receptions with this simple placemat or doily pattern. Each Garden Party placemat uses less than one ball of Lily Sugar’n Cream, and works up fairly quickly. You’ll have a 12 piece setting in no time! Find the free crochet pattern instructions below, or purchase a print-optimized, ad-free PDF by clicking here.
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1 ball (Approximately 100 yards) Lily Sugar’n Cream in White or color of your choice
4mm (G) hook, or hook needed to obtain gauge
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
sp/sps = space/spaces
st/sts = stitch/stitches
sk = skip
Picot: ch 3, sl st into first ch
3dc cluster: dc3tog in same stitch
4dc cluster: dc4tog in same stitch
5″ across after round 5
12 ¾” across
-ch-1 at beginning of round does not count as a stitch
-You can adjust this pattern’s size by using different hook sizes or yarn thicknesses
Garden Party Crochet Placemat Pattern (US Terms):
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Round 1: ch 4, join with sl st to first ch forming a circle.
Round 2: ch 1, 12 sc in circle, join with sl st to first sc. (12)
Round 3: ch 1, 3dc cluster in first st, ch 2, *3dc cluster in next st, ch 2; repeat from * around, join with sl st to top of first 3dc cluster. (12 3dc clusters, 12 ch-2 sps)
Round 4: ch 1, 4dc cluster in first ch-2 sp, ch 3 *4dc cluster in next ch-2 sp, ch 3; repeat from * around, join with sl st to first 4dc cluster. (12 4dc clusters, 12 ch-3 sps)
Round 5: working in first ch-3 sp, (ch 1, 4 dc), *4 dc in next ch-3 sp; repeat from * around, join with sl st to first dc. (48)
Round 6: *ch 4, sk 2 sts, sl st in next st; repeat from * around, final sl st counts as join. (16 ch-4 sps)
Round 7: working in first ch-4 sp, (5 sc, sl st) *working in next ch-4 sp, (5 sc, sl st); repeat from * around, join with sl st to first sc. (16 loops)
Round 8: sl st over 3 sts to center of first loop, *ch 5, sl st into top of next loop; repeat from * around, final sl st counts as join. (16 ch-5 sps)
Round 9: working in first ch-5 sp, (6 sc, sl st) *working in next ch-5 sp, (6 sc, sl st); repeat from * around, final sl st counts as join. (16 loops)
Round 10: sl st over 3 sts to center of first loop, *ch 5, sl st into top of next loop; repeat from * around, final sl st counts as join. (16 ch-5 sps)
Round 11: ch 1, working in first ch-5 sp, 7 dc, *7 dc in next ch-5 sp; repeat from * around, join with sl st to first dc. (112)
Round 12: *ch 4, sk 3 sts, sl st into next st, ch 3, sk st, sl st in next st, ch 3, sk st, sl st in next st; repeat from * around, final sl st counts as join. (14 ch-4 sps, 28 ch-3 sps)
Round 13: *5 dc in ch-4 sp, sl st into ch-3 sp, ch 3, sl st into next ch-3 sp; repeat from * around, join with sl st to first dc. (14 shells, 14 ch-3 sps)
Round 14: (ch 1, dc, ch 1) in first st of shell, [(dc, picot, ch 1) in next st] 3 times, dc in the next st, sl st into ch-3 sp *(dc, ch 1) in first stitch of next shell, [(dc, picot, ch 1) in next st] 3 times, dc in next st, sl st into ch-3 sp; repeat from * around, join with sl st to first dc. (14 shells with 3 picots on each shell)
Fasten off, cut yarn and weave in ends.
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