How to make crochet placemats

Looking for a quick and easy project? Crochet a set of placemats with this free tutorial from dutch crafter Jorine Tieleman

You need Basic yarn in different colours and a crochet needle (size 4.5)

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Step 1 Chat 6, join together

Step 2 Chain 3, * chain 2, 1 double treble (in the ring, not in the stitch) * repeat 10 times and join together

Step 3 Change colour, chain 2, * two trebles, two trebels in the next opening, chain 2, 2 trebles in the same opening * repeat 5 times, and leave out the last treble

For a coaster: make one

For a potholder: make eight

For a placemat: make 23. Join the horizontal lines together with double crochets. Then join them vertically. Make one turn around the work in double crochets in white yarn.

About the author Jorine Tieleman is an interior designer who owns an online store selling yarn, needles and DIY kits for home accessories.