Modern Classic Place Mat Free Vintage Crochet Pattern
Measures approximately 12 x 18 inches
NOTE: Considering the size hook used, I'd be tempted to use Aunt Lydias size 3 crochet thread
2 balls size 10 cotton crochet thread See Note About Threads
Crochet hooks number 4 and number 1
Starting at long end with hook number 4, ch 95.
1st Row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, * half dc in next ch, sc in next ch. Repeat from * across, ending with half dc in last ch. Ch 1, turn.
2nd Row: Sc in first half dc, * half dc in next sc, sc in next half dc. Repeat from * across, ending with half dc in last sc. Ch 1, turn,
3rd - 46th Rows: Repeat 2nd row, ch 1 at end of 4th row and turn.
1st Round: Sc closely around edges, making 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd Round: Sc in each sc around, making 3 sc in center sc of each corner. Join. Repeat 2nd round until 6 rounds have been completed. Join. Turn.
7th Round: Sl st in each sc around. Join. Cut thread, weave ends in and block to measurements.