Autumn Leaves Placemats

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Autumn Leaves Placemats

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Simple knit place mat with a beautiful fall-inspired pocket.

Size

Single Size
Approx 18 x 13 ins [45.5 x 33 cm].
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Measurements
Approx 18 x 13 ins [45.5 x 33 cm].

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Main Color (MC)

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Wine, 00015Edit Color
$22.41

Contrast A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Terra Firma Ombre, 02013Edit Color
$2.49

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 8/5mm
$4.00
The materials for this project cost $32.85

Abbreviations

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Measurements
Approx 18 x 13 ins [45.5 x 33 cm].

MATERIALS

Leaf Placemats
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Main Color (MC) Wine (00015) 9
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (56 g/2. oz;86 m/95 yds)
Contrast A Terra Firma (02013) 1
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles. Pair of size 5 mm (U.S. 8) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

26 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pattern.

INSTRUCTIONS

 

Placemat (make 4).

With MC, cast on 85 sts.
Knit 4 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS.
Inc row: *K1. M1. K2. M1. K2. Rep from * to end of row. 119 sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. *Insert needle from back to front between next 2 sts on left-hand needle. Knit second st, then knit first st slipping both sts off needle at same time. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Next row: P2. *Skip first st on the left-hand needle and purl second st, then purl first st slipping both sts off needle at same time. Rep from * to last st. P1.
Rep last 2 rows for Pat.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures 12¼ ins [31 cm] ending with a RS row.
Dec row: (WS). *K1. K2tog. K1. K2tog. K1. Rep from * to end of row. 85 sts.
Knit 3 rows (garter st). Cast off knitwise (WS).

Pocket (make 4).
With A and pair of double-pointed needles, cast on 5 sts.
Next row: K5. Slide sts to opposite end of needle. Do not turn. Rep last row 6 times more. Change to straight needles if desired.
Next row: Purl.
Proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). K2. yo. K1. yo. K2. 7 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: K3. yo. K1. yo. K3. 9 sts.
5th row: K4. yo. K1. yo. K4. 11 sts.
7th row: K5. yo. K1. yo. K5. 13 sts.
9th row: (ssk) twice. K2. yo. K1. yo. K2. (K2tog) twice. 11 sts.
11th row: (ssk) twice. (K1. yo) twice. K1. (K2tog) twice. 9 sts.
13th row: K1. M1. K3. yo. K1. yo. K3. M1. K1. 13 sts.
15th row: K1. M1. K5. yo. K1. yo. K5. M1. K1. 17 sts.
17th row: K1. M1. K7. yo. K1. yo. K7. M1. K1. 21 sts.
19th row: ssk. K8. yo. K1. yo. K8. K2tog. 21 sts.
21st row: (ssk) twice. K13. (K2tog) twice. 17 sts.
23rd row: (ssk) twice. K9. (K2tog) twice. 13 sts.
25th row: (ssk) twice. K5. (K2tog) twice. 9 sts.
27th row: K1. M1. K7. M1. K1. 11 sts.
29th row: K1. M1. K9. M1. K1. 13 sts.
31st row: (ssk) twice. K5. (K2tog) twice. 9 sts.
33rd row: ssk. K5. K2tog. 7 sts.
35th row: ssk. Sl1. K2tog. psso. K2tog. 3 sts.
36th row: Sl1. K2tog. psso. Break yarn. Thread tail through rem st and fasten securely.
Finishing: Sew Pocket to RS of Placemat as seen in picture.