Summers Day Placemats
A great beginner’s introduction to double ended crochet. Placemats are created using a linen, merino yarn and Tunisian simple stitch and Tunisian purl stitch worked on a double ended crochet hook.
Designer Kim Guzman
Finished Size: About 11″ tall and 18″ wide.
Yarn: Louet MerLin Fine/Sport Weight (60% linen, 40% merino; 250 yd [229 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #01 champagne (A), 3 hanks; #65 golden rod (B), #47 terra-cotta (C), #64 dusty rose (D), 1 hank each. Note: Makes 4 placemats.
Hook: Sizes F/5 (3.75 mm) double-ended crochet hook and E/4 (3.5 mm) regular crochet hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Gauge: 21 sts and 21 rows = 4″ in st patt, blocked.
Skill Level: Easy