Fun & Funky Felted Placemats – get the pattern!

Fun & Funky Felted Placemats – get the pattern!

UPDATED: I just saw that this pattern is no longer available. ? This design is based on simple mitred squares and there are a ton of free patterns on Etsy, for both knitters and crocheters. Here’s a good one: ? – remember to use 100% wool and read through Claire’s write-up, there’s still some great advice: ?

I’m really digging on these fun and funky placemats designed by Claire Fairall.

Fun & Funky Felted Placemats - get the pattern!

Fun & Funky Felted Placemats - get the pattern!

You can get the pattern via Ravelry and Claire says that all the instructions are included, even how to wet felt using your washing machine.

Thanks for the submission Claire! I think I’ll have to make a set of these myself!

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  1. eleanor

    I’ d love to make these – how do I get a pattern?

  2. E. D.

    FYI, Ravelry shows this as “no longer available online.”

    • P J Evans

      It’s superbulky yarn, and the big squares have 40 rows (so at least 40 stitches). It should be possible to make one without instructions, though felting should have some.

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