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Stag Placemat – free chart

Stag Placemat – free chart

Looking to winter and Christmas this year has been all about the men for me, which is what got me thinking about the stag placemat. Note: this post may contain affiliate links. Stags are universal – men, women and children like stags and your colour 

2 in 1 Beach / Market Bag Free Pattern

2 in 1 Beach / Market Bag Free Pattern

This 2 in 1 beach / Market bag started life as a market bag. But I loved the textures and way these stitch combinations were working and so had to make the tote style too! The peacock fan stitch is definitely one I will be 

The Ava Table Runner

The Ava Table Runner

Do you agree with me that the Ava Table Runner is just gorgeous? It’s one of the reasons why I named it after one of my nieces. She might only be almost 5 but she was so proud when I told her I had named it after her lol. Preened like a peacock she did!

Anyway, this one looks like it would be quite tricky. Don’t get me wrong, I wouldn’t advise trying this one if you have only been crocheting for a couple of weeks! But I would say to a confident beginner or intermediate crocheter to give it a go!

My Table runner was 11.5″ wide by 60″ long unblocked. Because of the bounce that this stitch has blocking will extend the width by a good 2 or 3 inches easily if you want it to or just use a bigger hook. I didn’t see a need to block my runner at all.

 

 

Check out the texture!

 

This stitch is just GORGEOUS and so tactile. I just love feeling it.

And the lionbrand 24/7 cotton that I used is just perfect!!

In fact I have plans to create a whole set using this stitch! So stay tuned for that.

 

Skills needed to complete this pattern

You should know how to:

  • chain,
  • single crochet,
  • double crochet,
  • treble crochet,
  • work infront of previous stitches made
  • work behind previous stitches made

 

Materials:

You will need to use:

  • #4 weight yarn or cotton of choice. I used 4 skeins of Lion Brand 24/7 cotton in shade succulent
  • 4mm hook (but you can use a 5mm if preferred – the width may end up being slightly larger as a result)
  • Stitch markers (optional)
  • Scissors

 

 

Pattern links

This pattern is only available as a pdf download. You can find it in all of the usual places:

 

Spring Style Blog Hop: #springbloghopwec

Free PDF Pattern 5th March 2021 ONLY

In March 2021 this pattern featured as a free pdf for one day only as part of the Spring Style Blog Hop hosted by Ned and Mimi and Itchin For Some Stitchin. This event has been sponsored by We Crochet

There were some AMAZING patterns included! Every single pattern was designed especially for this event.

Although this event has now finished, you can still buy the bundle!  It is a steal as you save over $130 paying just $12.99 to get ALL 34 patterns which were included as a bundle (yes, there are a few bonus patterns in there too!). That is amazing value at less than $0.40 per pattern!

Check out what is included, or if you can’t wait for each pattern to become free and would like to buy the bundle,  click the button below to see them individually before deciding whether you are interested!

 

 

 

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Sunshine-y Hanging Towel

 

N Stitch mug rug

 

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