The festive metallic Panettone yarn from Hobbii is perfect if you decorate for the holidays. These place settings will work up quickly for your dinner guests, or for Santa’s late-night snack.
Thanks to Hobbii for sponsoring the yarn for this free Tunisian crochet pattern perfect for the holidays!
Holiday placemat and coaster set
87% Cotton, 7% Polyamide, 6% Metallic fiber
2 balls Dark Red/Dark Pink (12) per setting
Size 8 mm Tunisian crochet hook (straight or interchangeable with smallest cable)
8 sts x 6 rows = 2 in (5 cm), blocked
Gauge is not critical.
Coaster: 4 in x 3 ½ in (10 cm x 9 cm)
Placemat: 9 in x 13 in (23 cm x 33 cm), excluding fringe
FP… forward pass
fr… foundation row
RP… return pass
sl st… slip stitch
TSS… Tunisian simple stitch
yo… yarn over
Fr-FP. Ch 17 (41), skip 1st ch, pull up a loop in each ch across. RP (throughout). Yo, pull through 1 loop, *yo, pull through 2 loops, repeat from * across until 1 loop remains. 17 (41) sts
Row 1 – FP. *Yo, tss in next 3 sts, pull yo over 3 sts with repair hook, repeat from * to end, work last st. RP.
Row 2 – FP. Tss in each st across. RP.
Rows 3-10 (3-40). Repeat Rows 1-2.
After last row, bind off with sl st in each st across.
Fasten off, weave ends in and block to finished size.
Cut 108 8 in (20 cm) lengths of yarn. Separate them into 36 groups of 3 (18 groups for both short sides of the placemat).
Fold a trio of yarn in two and pull its loop through work, opposite a group of 3 sts.
Pull ends through loop and tighten to form a knot. Repeat for each group of 3 sts and at beginning and end of both short sides.
Using tape, secure fringe to work surface and cut evenly across to desired fringe length.
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