How to make crochet placemats

Learn how to make crochet placemats with our easy step-by-step tutorial.

How to make crochet placemats

Looking for a quick and easy project? Crochet a set of placemats with this free tutorial from dutch crafter Jorine Tieleman

How to make crochet placemats
How to make crochet placemats close up

You need:

  •  Basic yarn in different colours
  • Crochet needle (size 4.5)


You can find a full list of all abbreviations we use in our abbreviations and conversions guide. This pattern is written in UK terminology but you can easily convert it to US terms using this handy chart.
Simply Crochet UK-to-US conversion chart

How to make crochet placemats


You Will Need

  • Yarn
  • Crochet hook

Total time:

Step 1

Step 1 Chat 6, join together

Step 2 Chain 3, * chain 2, 1 double treble (in the ring, not in the stitch) * repeat 10 times and join together

Step 3 Change colour, chain 2, * two trebles, two trebels in the next opening, chain 2, 2 trebles in the same opening * repeat 5 times, and leave out the last treble

For a coaster: make one

For a potholder: make eight

For a placemat: make 23. Join the horizontal lines together with double crochets. Then join them vertically. Make one turn around the work in double crochets in white yarn.


Your crochet homeware is complete! Make the set and give them out as a gift or make your own in your fave colours.

About the author

Jorine Tieleman is an interior designer who owns an online store selling yarn, needles and DIY kits for home accessories.