Placemats are an easy way to redecorate your home or to add seasonal flair! Swap them out each season to change the vibe. Plus, you can customize them to your style and your home. Knit or crochet the the amount that you need for your table. That way you’ll have a complete set every time you swap them out. Of course, you don’t make each set identical, For example, you could choose a pattern and make each mat in a separate color. You can do what you like! Here are nearly thirty free knit and crochet placemats patterns to get you started!
Oval Knit and Crochet Placemats Patterns
Oval placemats aren’t as common today as they used to be. However, these classic styles will look good on any formal table. They have an air of the past to them that lends levity to the table. Therefore, you’ll want to try these knit and crochet placemat patterns when you’re having people over for a fancy dinner. Of course, anything goes in your own home. Therefore, you can use these cute oval placemats for regular dinners, too, if you prefer.
Rectangular Knit and Crochet Placemats Patterns
Traditional rectangular placemats provide lots of opportunities for experimenting. You can play with stitches, colors, and even the size of the placemat. If you’re new to knitting and crochet and haven’t yet learned about increases and decreases for shaping, then many of these rectangular knit and crochet placemats patterns will still work for you.
Plus, since they’re so versatile, they make great gifts. Create full sets of 4 or 6 of any of the patterns below. Wrap them together with a ribbon. Then you’ll have a ready-to-go present for housewarming parties, holidays, or even for something special when you’re invited to dinner.
- Checkerboard Placemats
- Celtic Placemat
- Holiday Placemat Set
- Apple Blossom Placemat
- Mad for Plaid Crochet Placemat
- Crochet Placemat
- Mosaic Basketweave Placemat
- All Charged Up Chunky Knit Placemats
- Options Placemat and Coaster
- Stripes Placemat
- Placemats & Coasters
- Roll and Go Placemats
- Sit with Me Knit Placemats
- Striped Table Setting – Placemat
- Retro Stripes Knit Placemat
- Easter Placemats with Napkin Rings
- Lacy Flower Placemat
- Knit Placemats
- Daisy Table Setting
- Easy Life Knit Placemats
Add a bit of fun with circular placemats, which are less common than rectangular or even oval placemats. They actually make a lot of sense. After all, your plates are usually round. Therefore, you get that layered effect of the round plate on the round placemat. Any crochet doily or mandala pattern would work for circulate placemats. Therefore, even though we’ve rounded up the following terrific patterns, you don’t have to limit yourself. Look for circle patterns that are approximately the right size for your placemats. Then have at it!