Crochet is a fantastic skill to have, and one of the things you can create with it is a beautiful tablemat. A tablemat can add a touch of elegance and sophistication to your dining table or coffee table. Here's how to crochet a trendy tablemat:
Step 1: Choose Your Yarn and Hook
The first step in crocheting a tablemat is to choose the yarn and hook you'll be using. You can use any type of yarn, but it's best to choose a thicker yarn that will create a sturdy and durable tablemat. Look for yarn that is labeled as "worsted weight" or "chunky weight".As for the hook, choose a hook size that is appropriate for your chosen yarn. You can find the recommended hook size on the yarn label or by looking up the yarn online.
Step 2: Create a Chain
The next step is to create a chain. To do this, make a slipknot and then insert your hook into the loop. Yarn over and pull through the loop to create a new loop. Continue this process until you have the desired length for your tablemat. This will be the width of your tablemat.
Step 3: Single Crochet
Next, you'll create a row of single crochets. Insert your hook into the second chain from the hook and yarn over. Pull through the loop and yarn over again. Pull through both loops on the hook to complete a single crochet stitch. Continue this process until you reach the end of the chain. This will be the length of your tablemat.
Step 4: Repeat Rows
Now that you have your first row of single crochets, you'll repeat this process for several more rows until you have the desired size for your tablemat. You can choose to create a solid-colored tablemat or alternate between different colors to create a pattern.
Step 5: Finish Off
Once you've reached the desired size for your tablemat, it's time to finish off. Cut the yarn leaving a tail that's a few inches long. Yarn over and pull the tail through the loop on your hook to secure the end of the yarn. Weave in the loose ends of the yarn using a yarn needle.And there you have it – your very own trendy tablemat! Whether you're a beginner or an experienced crocheter, this is a fun and easy project to take on. So grab your yarn and hook and get started!