Linen Stitch Runner and Placemats by Sally Melville

Linen Stitch Runner and Placemats

Knitting
January 2005
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Slip Stitch, after blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
200 - 400 yards (183 - 366 m)

Fringed table runner and coordinating placemats in reversible and stable linen stitch. See also Linen Stitch Wrap.

Experience:

  • easy
  • simple stitch pattern
  • no finishing

Measurements (without fringe):

  • Placemat 12” x 16”
  • Table runner 12” x 32”

Yarn:

  • something firm and washable
  • MC: 125 yds each mat
  • CC1-C3: 25 yds each for each mat
  • Twice as many yds for runner

Needles:

  • US 5 / 3.75 mm, 24” / 60 cm circular

  • Optional: US E / 3.5 mm hook, for crochet cast-on