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Peek-a-Twist Table Placemat (Home Decor Pattern)

Updated: Dec 21, 2023



Granny Stitch is very fun to play with!

Here is another fun pattern from SaiASmi - Dreamz in Yarn this holiday season; one easy enough to sit back and crochet quick and cozy.

Featured on Day 21 of Quick Gifts and Cozy Makes Blog Hop 2023 hosted by Malena of @StraightHookedUs


The placemat works up to 14*12 inches - size may vary based on the yarn and hook size. hence there are options in the instructions to help you adjust them to the size you'd like.


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About the pattern: This is a simple cozy pattern to make. Quick to make, this is an easy follow set of instructions that can be easily adjusted to size and make amazing hostess gifts! With a peek-a-boo twist. The pattern shows through when laid out and adds to the charm of a table placement! So go ahead and add some quick charm to your table!


This is a part of my ‘Granny With a Twist’ series.


This pattern is featured on Day 21 of Quick Gifts and Cozy Makes Blog Hop.

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Lets Get Started:


YARN: Any DK Weight yarn about 175 - 200 yards.

I have used DK Viscose by YARNKART (blue) and DK Cotton by Magic Needles (Maroon) in the featured projects.

Please note: You can use any suitable and preferably Cotton/Cotton mix yarn for the project.




I'd love to know the various yarn you would use/recommend for this project, so please do leave a comment below:

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I have designed the placemat to suit my table and if you follow the instructions to the point, you would get approximately the same size. However, I have highlighted the instructions that can be repeated fewer/more times to vary the size to suit your need.


SIZE: The Basic Coaster (Featured Green) measure 12*14 inches. The size



Please note: The yarn and hook size, along with the crochet tension can make you projects size vary.







Stitches used: US crochet terms


ch - chain

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

ss - slip stitch

reverse sc - used for the final edging - the instructions with picture to follow is given as part of instructions.



PLEASE NOTE:

  • ch1 doesn't count as a stitch

  • ch3 counts as dc

Granny Rectangle can be made in multiple ways. The technique used in this pattern is one demonstrated by ‘Hooked by Robin’. The YouTube tutorial by her has been linked.


Peek-a-Boo is a technique of replacing strategic Granny stitches with a single dc and compensating for the missing stitches. This is a fun and easy way to add more character to a Granny Stitch project!


The open lattice of the Granny stitch is achieved by replacing 3dc of the Granny stitch by (ch1,dc,ch1)

Hence the calculations of chains in the corner spaces vary when we shift from open lattice to regular granny stitch.



Making the Granny Rectangle for the center:

Make a starting chain in multiples of 3. (For the featured project, I used a starting chain of 15)


Round 1 – is worked in 3 parts – A, B and C.


• Part A - Starting from the 6th chain, (3dc, skip 2 ch) * till the end of the starting chain.

o Ch 5 and ss into same chain where we made the last stitch.


• Part B – We work on the underside of Part A, making the stitches in the spaces where we skipped chains.

o Ch 2(doesn’t count as stitch), 3dc in each of the spaces, till the last skipped 2 ch space has been covered. We will now be at the beginning of PART A; where we have a ch 5 loop.

• Part C – Working in the 5 ch loop we have reached; we will now make the first 2 corners as follows:

o 3dc, ch 4, dc, ch 4, 3dc in the loop.

o Now 3dc in between each of the granny stitches made in Part A, till you reach the ch 5 loop made at the end of Part A.

o In this loop, we will now make the next two corners as follows: 3dc, ch 4, dc, ch 4, 3dc and ss into the top of ch 2 made at the beginning of Part B.



We now have the basic rectangle, that we will build on.

Continuing the motif – using Peek-a-Boo twist.


Round 2 (sc round):

Side 1 – Ch1, sc in the same stitch, sc in each stitch * till the next corner is reached.

CORNER 1 – in the ch 4 space of the corner, make (sc, ch2, 2sc)

Side 2 – sc next stitch.

CORNER 2 - in the ch 4 space of the corner, make (2sc, ch2, sc)

Side 3 – sc in each stitch* till the next corner is reached.

CORNER 3 – in the ch 4 space of the corner, make (sc, ch2, 2sc)

Side 4 - sc* in next stitch.

CORNER 4 - in the ch 4 space of the corner, make (2sc, ch2, sc)

Now we are back on Side 1 – work the remaining stitches – sc in each stitch* and SS to join to the first sc.


Round 3 (dc round): ss into the next stitch (This is so the dc made, lines up with the middle dc of the Granny stitches from the rectangular center). Work the stitches as follows:

Side 1 - Ch 3, 2dc in the same place, (skip next 2 sts, 3dc in the next) * till the next corner is reached.


CORNER 1 – skip 2 stitches and in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (3dc, ch3, dc)

Side 2 – ch 2, skip the next 2 stitches and dc in the next stitch.

CORNER 2 – ch 2, skip 2 stitches and in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (dc, ch3, 3dc)

Side 3 – (skip the next 2 stitches and 3dc in next stitch) * till the next corner.

CORNER 3 – skip 2 stitches and in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (3dc, ch3, dc)

Side 4 - ch 2, skip the next 2 stitches and dc in the next stitch.

CORNER 4 – skip 2 stitches, ch 2 and in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (dc, ch3, 3dc)

Now we are back on Side 1 – work the remaining stitches (skip next 2 sts, 3dc in the next) * till you reach the beginning of the round and SS to the top of the beginning ch 3.

















Round 4 (sc round):

Side 1 – Ch1, sc in the same stitch, sc in each stitch * till the next corner is reached.

CORNER 1 – in the ch 3 space of the corner, make (sc, ch2, 2sc)

Side 2 – (sc next stitch, make 2sc in the ch2 space) * till next corner.

CORNER 2 - in the ch 3 space of the corner, make (2sc, ch2, sc)

Side 3 – sc in each stitch* till the next corner is reached.

CORNER 3 – in the ch 3 space of the corner, make (sc, ch2, 2sc)

Side 4 - (sc next stitch, make 2sc in the ch2 space) * till next corner.

CORNER 4 - in the ch 3 space of the corner, make (2sc, ch2, sc)

Now we are back on Side 1 – work the remaining stitches – sc in each stitch* and SS to join to the first sc.



Round 5 (dc round): ss into the next stitch. Work the stitches as follows:

Side 1 - Ch 3, 2dc in the same place, (skip next 2 sts, 3dc in the next) * till the next corner is reached.

CORNER 1 – skip 2 stitches and in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (3dc, ch3, dc)

Side 2 – (ch 2, skip the next 2 stitches and dc in the next stitch) * till next corner.

CORNER 2 – ch 2, skip 2 stitches and in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (dc, ch3, 3dc)

Side 3 – (skip the next 2 stitches and 3dc in next stitch) * till the next corner.

CORNER 3 – skip 2 stitches and in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (3dc, ch3, dc)

Side 4 – (ch 2, skip the next 2 stitches and dc in the next stitch) * till the next corner.

CORNER 4 – skip 2 stitches, ch 2 and in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (dc, ch3, 3dc)

Now we are back on Side 1 – work the remaining stitches (skip next 2 sts, 3dc in the next) * till you reach the beginning of the round and SS to the top of the beginning ch 3.



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Round 6 to Round 13: REPEAT Rounds 4 and 5 together - FOUR more times. This can be increased if you’d like to have more of the lattice part when increasing the size of the placemat.

Alternatively, Size can be increased by making more rounds of the Edging too!


Round 14 (sc round): REPEAT Round 4 ONE more time.

This is followed by the BORDER rounds.
















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BORDER Rounds:


Round 15 (dc round): ss into the next stitch. Work the stitches as follows:

Side 1 - Ch 3, 2dc in the same place, (skip next 2 sts, 3dc in the next) * till the next corner is reached.

CORNER 1 – skip 2 stitches and in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (3dc, ch2, 3dc)

Side 2 – (skip the next 2 stitches and 3dc in the next stitch) * till next corner.

CORNER 2 – skip 2 stitches and in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (3dc, ch2, 3dc)

Side 3 – (skip the next 2 stitches and 3dc in next stitch) * till the next corner.

CORNER 3 – skip 2 stitches and in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (3dc, ch2, 3dc)

Side 4 – (skip the next 2 stitches and 3dc in the next stitch) * till the next corner.

CORNER 4 – skip 2 stitches and in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (3dc, ch2, 3dc)

Now we are back on Side 1 – work the remaining stitches (skip next 2 sts, 3dc in the next) * till you reach the beginning of the round and SS to the top of the beginning ch 3.


Round 16 (sc round):


Side 1 – Ch1, sc in the same stitch, sc in each stitch * till the next corner is reached.

CORNER 1 – in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (sc, ch2, sc)

Side 2 – sc in each stitch* till the next corner is reached.

CORNER 2 - in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (sc, ch2, sc)


Side 3 – sc in each stitch* till the next corner is reached.

CORNER 3 – in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (sc, ch2, sc)

Side 4 - sc in each stitch* till the next corner is reached.

CORNER 4 - in the ch 2 space of the corner, make (sc, ch2, sc)

Now we are back on Side 1 – work the remaining stitches – sc in each stitch* and SS to join to the first sc.


Round 17 to Round 20: REPEAT Rounds 15 and 16 together - TWO more times.

This can be increased if you’d like to increase the size of the placemat by making the edging wider.




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REVERSE SC EDGING:

The last round will be a sc round. This sc round will form the base of the edging.


ch 1, doesn't count as a stitch,

Insert the hook into the previously made stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop.

You should now have 2 loops on the hook.

Yarn over and pull it through both the loops (just like a regular sc).

Repeat the same all around till last stitch and tie off the yarn. Using a Sewing needle, join the last stitch to the first one of the round and weave in the ends.


The picture below gives you an idea of how to go about the reverse sc stitch.



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