Checkerboard Placemats

January 2001
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 15.5 rows = 4 inches
in stitch pattern
4.5 mm
612 - 1080 yards (560 - 988 m)
14'' x 18½'' [35.5 x 47 cm]
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This pattern is available for free.

Make these simple checkerboard-style placemats in any shades to match your decor. Elegant style dresses up your table easily. (Yarnspirations)

Skill Level: Easy


Lily® Sugar’n Cream®
-Solids: 70.9 g/2.5 oz; 109 m/120 yds;
-Ombres: 56.7 g/2 oz; 86 m/95 yds
Bernat® Handicrafter® Cotton
-Solids: 50 g/1.75 oz;73 m/80 yds;
-Ombres: 42 g/1.5 oz;62 m/68 yds

Main Color (MC) 4 balls
Contrast A 4 balls
Contrast B 1 ball

Materials are sufficient to make two placemats.

Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

Lily Sugar ’n Cream version
English pdf (modified September 17, 2002):
Placemat / Napperon
(French version is included in the English PDF file.)

English pdf (modified July 31, 2007)
Bernat Handicrafter Cotton Placemat no longer available

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