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Christmas-17-BP
Christmas-17-BP
  • Come dine with me
  • Come dine with me
  • Come dine with me
  • Come dine with me
Let's go alfresco with Sunny, Helen Ardley's vibrant two-in-one placemat and cutlery roll

When you're heading out for a picnic or having a formal outdoor feast, space is usually of a premium, which is why we've come up with this ingenious cutlery roll that doubles up as a placemat. It's bright and summery, so is perfect for the season and is practical too!


Pattern Instructions

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  • SUNNY PATTERN: Front

    ? Using 2.5mm hook and yarn A make 82ch
    ? Row 1: 1dc in second ch from hook, 1dc in each ch to end, turn. 81dc
    ? Row 2: 1ch, 1dc in first dc, 1dc in each dc to end, turn Change to yarn B
    ? Work two rows of dc Change to yarn C
    ? Work two rows of dc
    ? Rep last six rows of dc twice more
    ? Change to yarn A Cont working in dc until work meas approx 19cm Change to yarn C
    ? Work two rows of dc Change to yarn B
    ? Work two rows of dc Change to yarn A
    ? Work two rows of dc
    ? Rep last six rows twice more
    ? Fasten off

  • Back

    ? Using 2.5mm hook and yarn A make 82ch
    ? Row 1: 1dc in second ch from hook, 1dc in each ch to end, turn. 81dc
    ? Row 2: 1 ch, 1dc in first dc, 1dc in each dc to end, turn
    ? Rep Row 2 until work meas approx 5cm Change to yarn B
    ? Cont in dc until work meas approx 5cm from colour change Change to yarn C
    ? Cont in dc until work meas approx 5cm from second colour change Change to colour A
    ? Work two rows of dc Change to yarn B
    ? Work two rows of dc Change to yarn C
    ? Work two rows of dc Change to colour A
    ? Next row: 1ch, 1dc in first dc, * miss one dc, 5tr in next dc, miss one dc, 1dc in next dc, rep from * to end
    ? Fasten off

  • Ties

    ? Using 2.5mm hook and yarn B make foundation ch approx 34cm long
    ? Work one row of dc
    ? Fasten off
    ? Make another length in yarn C

  • To make up

    ? Sew in all loose ends. Place Front and Back together, using yarn B and starting at one corner work as folls:
    ? Work one row of dc around all four sides working through both layers on bottom and side edges and working 3dc in each corner, sl st in first dc Change to yarn C
    ? Work one round of dc, working 3dc in each corner Change to yarn B
    ? Work one round of dc, working 3dc in each corner
    ? NOTE: make sure you have a number of sts that is divisible by four plus one Change to yarn A
    ? Next rnd: sl st in first dc, * miss one dc, 5tr in next dc, miss one dc, 1dc in next dc, rep from * to end
    ? Fasten off
    ? Attach both ties to one side edge of wrap. Embroider flowers onto Front using photo as a guide (see Crochet clever panel). Sew down Back catching Front layer to create four pockets and making sure join can’t be seen from Front

Pattern Instructions

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SUNNY PATTERN: Front

? Using 2.5mm hook and yarn A make 82ch
? Row 1: 1dc in second ch from hook, 1dc in each ch to end, turn. 81dc
? Row 2: 1ch, 1dc in first dc, 1dc in each dc to end, turn Change to yarn B
? Work two rows of dc Change to yarn C
? Work two rows of dc
? Rep last six rows of dc twice more
? Change to yarn A Cont working in dc until work meas approx 19cm Change to yarn C
? Work two rows of dc Change to yarn B
? Work two rows of dc Change to yarn A
? Work two rows of dc
? Rep last six rows twice more
? Fasten off

Back

? Using 2.5mm hook and yarn A make 82ch
? Row 1: 1dc in second ch from hook, 1dc in each ch to end, turn. 81dc
? Row 2: 1 ch, 1dc in first dc, 1dc in each dc to end, turn
? Rep Row 2 until work meas approx 5cm Change to yarn B
? Cont in dc until work meas approx 5cm from colour change Change to yarn C
? Cont in dc until work meas approx 5cm from second colour change Change to colour A
? Work two rows of dc Change to yarn B
? Work two rows of dc Change to yarn C
? Work two rows of dc Change to colour A
? Next row: 1ch, 1dc in first dc, * miss one dc, 5tr in next dc, miss one dc, 1dc in next dc, rep from * to end
? Fasten off

Ties

? Using 2.5mm hook and yarn B make foundation ch approx 34cm long
? Work one row of dc
? Fasten off
? Make another length in yarn C

To make up

? Sew in all loose ends. Place Front and Back together, using yarn B and starting at one corner work as folls:
? Work one row of dc around all four sides working through both layers on bottom and side edges and working 3dc in each corner, sl st in first dc Change to yarn C
? Work one round of dc, working 3dc in each corner Change to yarn B
? Work one round of dc, working 3dc in each corner
? NOTE: make sure you have a number of sts that is divisible by four plus one Change to yarn A
? Next rnd: sl st in first dc, * miss one dc, 5tr in next dc, miss one dc, 1dc in next dc, rep from * to end
? Fasten off
? Attach both ties to one side edge of wrap. Embroider flowers onto Front using photo as a guide (see Crochet clever panel). Sew down Back catching Front layer to create four pockets and making sure join can’t be seen from Front

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Pattern Instructions

View as full page >>
  • SUNNY PATTERN: Front

    ? Using 2.5mm hook and yarn A make 82ch
    ? Row 1: 1dc in second ch from hook, 1dc in each ch to end, turn. 81dc
    ? Row 2: 1ch, 1dc in first dc, 1dc in each dc to end, turn Change to yarn B
    ? Work two rows of dc Change to yarn C
    ? Work two rows of dc
    ? Rep last six rows of dc twice more
    ? Change to yarn A Cont working in dc until work meas approx 19cm Change to yarn C
    ? Work two rows of dc Change to yarn B
    ? Work two rows of dc Change to yarn A
    ? Work two rows of dc
    ? Rep last six rows twice more
    ? Fasten off

  • Back

    ? Using 2.5mm hook and yarn A make 82ch
    ? Row 1: 1dc in second ch from hook, 1dc in each ch to end, turn. 81dc
    ? Row 2: 1 ch, 1dc in first dc, 1dc in each dc to end, turn
    ? Rep Row 2 until work meas approx 5cm Change to yarn B
    ? Cont in dc until work meas approx 5cm from colour change Change to yarn C
    ? Cont in dc until work meas approx 5cm from second colour change Change to colour A
    ? Work two rows of dc Change to yarn B
    ? Work two rows of dc Change to yarn C
    ? Work two rows of dc Change to colour A
    ? Next row: 1ch, 1dc in first dc, * miss one dc, 5tr in next dc, miss one dc, 1dc in next dc, rep from * to end
    ? Fasten off

  • Ties

    ? Using 2.5mm hook and yarn B make foundation ch approx 34cm long
    ? Work one row of dc
    ? Fasten off
    ? Make another length in yarn C

  • To make up

    ? Sew in all loose ends. Place Front and Back together, using yarn B and starting at one corner work as folls:
    ? Work one row of dc around all four sides working through both layers on bottom and side edges and working 3dc in each corner, sl st in first dc Change to yarn C
    ? Work one round of dc, working 3dc in each corner Change to yarn B
    ? Work one round of dc, working 3dc in each corner
    ? NOTE: make sure you have a number of sts that is divisible by four plus one Change to yarn A
    ? Next rnd: sl st in first dc, * miss one dc, 5tr in next dc, miss one dc, 1dc in next dc, rep from * to end
    ? Fasten off
    ? Attach both ties to one side edge of wrap. Embroider flowers onto Front using photo as a guide (see Crochet clever panel). Sew down Back catching Front layer to create four pockets and making sure join can’t be seen from Front