If your family sits around the table to eat, you know the importance of placemats. Placemats make cleanup easy, and they protect the table from unnecessary damage. Everyday store-bought placemats are boring and drab. Liven up your kitchen table by working up some of these knitted placemat patterns.
Below are 12 wonderful, knitted placemat patterns. We have included designs that will work with every decor and setting. And if you are looking for a unique gift idea for a housewarming party, everyone needs a set of placemats.
1. Trevarren Placemat Knitting Pattern by WyndlestrawDesigns
Are you looking to knit a matching kitchen set? This PDF pattern download includes instructions for 2 sizes of placemats, a coaster, and a hot pad. They are all worked in a simple yet beautiful reversible stitch. It is a wonderful set that is suitable for many kitchen decors. The pattern is reversible to give two different looks.
This is an easy knitting pattern. One side of the pattern features a cellular pattern, and the other side has smooth undulating ribs with dotted purls. The 2 knitted placemat patterns measure 14 inches (35 cm) x 11 inches (28 cm) and 16 inches (40 cm) x 12 inches (30 cm).
2. Peruvian Highland Wool Knot Stitch Knit Placemat Pattern by CharlesUsabella
Here is an easy, fast, chunky placemat knitting pattern that will add a lot of interest to your dining room table. The knitted placemat has a classy look that would be ideal for dinner parties.
This beginner-friendly knitting pattern requires knowledge of knitting back and forth on circular needles, knit stitch, and purl stitch. The PDF download includes a supply list, suggested yarn, and the pattern.
3. Textured Escher Placemat Knitting Pattern by DesignerKnitsStudio
If you are looking for knitted placemat patterns that have a classic design, check out this textured Escher Placemat Set. It features a repeating diamond design that works well in the kitchen. But that is not the only place you have to use this pattern. You can also make a washcloth or a towel.
The instructions recommend using 100% cotton yarn, Knit Picks’ “Dishie”, which is available on the Knit Picks website. However, you can use any 100% cotton yarn you like. The completed measurement of the towel/placemat is 12 inches (30.48 cm) x 19 inches (48.6 cm). The washcloth is 7.5 inches (19.05 cm) x 7.5 inches (19.05 cm).
4. Bernat Easy Life Knitted Placemat Free Pattern from Yarnspirations
Look at the texture of these gorgeous placemats. Knit up some of these knitted placemat patterns for yourself or as a gift. The placemats work up quickly using soft and chunky tubular yarn. Use the suggested Bernat Steel Blue or Aqua yarn to create a cool, summer cottage look.
This free placemat knitting pattern uses abbreviations. To make 4 placemats you will need 3 balls of Bernat Maker Home Dec yarn and US 10.5 (6.55 mm) knitting needles.
5. Jacquard Placemat Knitting Pattern by DesignerKnitsStudio
The Jacquard Placemat is a lovely two-tone design that has a woven appearance. You can make these placemats in a colour combination to match your kitchen. Or get creative and use red and green for Christmas and black and orange for Halloween. The colour combinations are endless.
Finished, using the suggested yarn, the placemat will measure 17 inches (43.18 cm) x 12 inches (30.48 cm). To make a set of 4 placemats you will need 3 skeins of the main colour and 3 skeins of the secondary colour.
6. Somertide Knitted Placemat and Coaster Set Pattern by WyndlestrawDesigns
Knit these placemats in a variety of fun summer colours to create a relaxing, beachy atmosphere. Use colours reminiscent of sandy beaches, coral, seashells, the sea, the sun, and the sky.
This is an intermediate level placemat knitting pattern. The placemats are worked using two strands of crisp cotton/linen yarn held together. The pattern includes instructions for four different sizes of placemats and matching coasters.
7. Wakame Knitted Placemat Free Pattern from Universal Yarn
Are you looking to add some style to your dining room? These placemats have a gorgeous tweed design and lots of fringe. The completed placemats are durable and easy to care for.
This is a basic knitting pattern ideal for those that have basic knitting knowledge. They are knit from the bottom up and the fringe is attached to the mats during the finishing process. The finished mats will measure 17 inches (43.18) wide (excluding the fringe) by 12 inches (30.48 cm) high.
8. The Catalina Placemat Knitting Pattern by yessysdesigns
Are you a beginner that is looking for knitted placemat patterns with interesting designs? This is a stunning placemat that was designed with this beginner in mind.
The Catalina Placemat Knitting Pattern is easy and works up pretty quickly. It is knit using only knit and purl stitches. The instructions are given as a chart.
9. Knit Placemat Pattern by AvocadoStitches
The garter checkers pattern is ideal for the modern home. It is a simple pattern that is straightforward without being boring. If you are trying to find a pattern that will please everyone in your household, this would be a good choice. It also makes a great gift idea for those that are hard to buy for.
To knit this easy pattern you will need to know cast on, bind off, knit, purl, and knit through back loop. A video is included to help you understand the knit through back loop technique.
Completed, the placemat will measure 11 inches (28 cm) by 16.5 inches (42 cm). There is also a coaster pattern that will measure 6.5 inches (15.5 cm) by 5.5 inches (14 cm).
10. Peachy-Keen Knitted Placemat Free Pattern by Kathy North
Do you host tea parties? This lacy knitted placemat is dainty and beautiful. It will add a girly feel to your next get-together.
This free knitted placemat pattern can be completed by an advanced beginner. The pattern requires US 4 (3.5 mm) knitting needles and light fingering weight yarn.
11. Really Reversible Knitted Placemats & Table Runners Collection by KnitSpinLove
There is no wrong side when you use these placemats. They have interesting designs on both sides. And they are easy to clean. Simply throw them in the washer and drier, then put them back on the table.
The pattern includes charts and written instructions for four different placemats or table runners. There are no tricky stitches; just knit and purl.
12. Snowflake Table Runner, Placemat and Coaster Set Pattern by ezcareknits
Knitted placemat patterns are a fun way to decorate your home for the holidays. With this set, you do not only get a snowflake placemat, but you also get a snowflake runner and a coaster.
All three knitting patterns use simple knit and purl stitches. This makes all the patterns suitable for a beginner.
KNITTED PLACEMAT PATTERNS ARE AN EASY WAY TO ADD INTEREST TO YOUR DINING ROOM TABLE. WITH A PLACEMAT YOU CAN EASILY ADD A SPLASH OF COLOUR OR A TOUCH OF ELEGANCE.
Protect your table from condensation, spills, and heat with a placemat. While at the same time adding a bit of colour and fun. Knitted placemat patterns often work up quickly and are relaxing to make.
Enjoy knitting one of these knitted placemat patterns!