FLINDERS PLACEMATS & COASTERS

Flinders Placemats & Coasters Project

LEVEL: EASY

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • 4 Seasons Flinders 50g balls
    • Colour 1 (C1) 1 ball
    • Colour 2 (C2) 1 ball
    • Colour 3 (C3) 1 ball
  • This quantity will make 2 sets.
  • A 3.50mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension.
  • Scissors, yarn needle, tape measure

SIZE

Placemat: 40 cm length, 23 cm width
Coaster: 11 cm

TENSION

One motif to measures 11cm across, using 3.50mm hook.

INSTRUCTIONS

MOTIF (make 1 in C1, 2 each in C2 and C3)

Using 3.50mm hook, make 2ch.
Round 1: Miss 3ch, 12tr in next ch, sl st in top of 3ch at beg.

Round 2: 5ch, 1tr in same st as sl st, * 1tr in next st, (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) in next st, rep from * 4 times, 1tr in next st, sl st in 3rd ch at beg.

Round 3: 5ch, 1tr in same st as sl st, * 1tr in each of next 3 sts, (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) in next 2ch sp, rep from * 4 times, 1tr in each of next 3 sts, sl st in 3rd ch at beg.

Round 4: 5ch, 1tr in same st as sl st, * 1tr in each of next 5 sts, (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) in next 2ch sp, rep from * 4 times, 1tr in each of next 5 sts, sl st in 3rd ch at beg.

Round 5: 5ch, 1tr in same st as sl st, * 1tr in each of next 7 sts, (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) in next 2ch sp, rep from * 4 times, 1tr in each of next 7 sts, sl st in 3rd ch at beg.

Fasten off.

HALF MOTIF (make 1 each in C2 and C3)

Using 3.50mm hook, make 2ch.

Row 1: Miss 3ch, 6tr in next ch.

Row 2: 3ch, * 1tr in same st, 1tr in next st, (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) in next st, rep from * once, 1tr in next st, 2tr in last st.

Row 3: 3ch, * 1tr in same st, 1tr in each of next 3 sts, (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) in next 2ch sp, rep from * once, 1tr in each of next 3 sts, 2tr in last st.

Row 4: 3ch, * 1tr in same st, 1tr in each of next 5 sts, (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) in next 2ch sp, rep from * once, 1tr in each of next 5 sts, 2tr in last st.

Row 5: 3ch, * 1tr in same st, 1tr in each of next 7 sts, (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) in next 2ch sp, rep from * once, 1tr in each of next 7 sts, 2tr in last st.

QUARTER MOTIF (make 2 in C1)

Using 3.50mm hook, make 2ch.

Row 1: Miss 3ch, 4tr in next ch.

Row 2: 3ch, * 1tr in same st, 1tr in next st, (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) in next st, 1tr in next st, 2tr in last st.

Row 3: 3ch, * 1tr in same st, 1tr in each of next 3 sts, (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) in next 2ch sp, 1tr in each of next 3 sts, 2tr in last st.

Row 4: 3ch, * 1tr in same st, 1tr in each of next 5 sts, (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) in next 2ch sp, 1tr in each of next 5 sts, 2tr in last st.

Row 5: 3ch, * 1tr in same st, 1tr in each of next 7 sts, (1tr, 2ch, 1tr) in next 2ch sp, 1tr in each of next 7 sts, 2tr in last st.

COASTERS

Work as for Motif, do not fasten off at the end of round 5.

Round 6: 1ch, work crab st in each st to end, sl st in ch at beg.

Fasten off.

TO MAKE UP

Placemats: Join motifs following graph.

Using 3.50mm hook and C1, C1 or C3, join yarn to any st and work 1 round dc evenly around outside edge, working 3dc in each corner, sl st in dc at beg.

Next Round: 1ch, 1 crab st into each st to end, sl st in ch at beg.

Fasten off. Sew in ends.

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