Malik the Malign by Ashlee Brotzell

Malik the Malign

January 2021
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Single Crochet
4.5 mm
270 - 310 yards (247 - 283 m)
19" x 13"
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You could definitely use this repeating pattern in a larger project, but I am designating it as a placemat for this listing.

You will receive one file containing:

  • the interlocking pattern
  • a one-page chart (75 x 51)
  • the mosaic pattern (including instructions for an envelope border)

Now includes a chart marked with X’s for mosaic crochet

The Locked Filet Mesh (LFM) interlocking crochet method uses only chain spaces and double crochets to create a mesh; two colors are worked alternately which creates the pattern.

Mosaic crochet is single crochet and double crochet stitches. The double crochet stitches cover some of the other color’s single crochet stitches to create the design. My patterns instruct you to cut your yarn at the end of each row. The back is striped but often gives a faint impression of the pattern on the front (sort of like illusion knitting). See an example here.

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The measurements below apply to ONE PLACEMAT, you will likely make at least 2, maybe 4 or 6?

For Interlocking Crochet, You Will Need

  • Worsted Weight Yarn (290 yards)
  • Main Color (MC) – 135 yards plus 20 yards for optional SC border
  • Accent Color (AC) – 135 yards
  • Crochet hook: 4.5 mm (US7)
  • Stitch marker
  • Gauge: 16 stitches x 8 rows in one color = 4” square

For Mosaic Crochet, You Will Need

  • Worsted Weight Yarn (310 yards)
  • Main Color (MC) – 155 yards
  • Coordinating Color (CC) – 155 yards
  • Crochet hook: 4.5 mm (US7)
  • Scissors
  • Gauge: 16 stitches x 16 rows = 4” square

©️ Ashlee Brotzell 2021.
All rights reserved. This publication is protected under federal copyright laws. Reproduction or distribution, in whole or in part, in any medium, is strictly prohibited. 

What does this mean?
This is an original pattern by Ashlee Brotzell. You may not copy, reproduce, sell, or share any part of it whether for profit or not. This includes, but is not limited to, the written pattern, the chart, and the photos. No translations or video tutorials are allowed. 

Sales of your finished items are, of course, unrestricted (and I wish you all the best!). I appreciate credit given to the designer when possible but it is not a requirement. You may tag me @AshleesLint or direct people to my website