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Heart Placemat
Heart Place Mat

Materials: Size 10 Crochet Cotton 250 yds Pink, small amount of White
Crochet Hook Size 2 or 2.50 mm

Finished Size Approximately 12 ½" x 17"

Center:
Row 1: With pink, ch 93, dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in each rem ch across, ch 2, turn.
(92)

Row 2: Working in front lps only, hdc in each st across, ch 3, turn.

Row 3: Dc in each st across, ch 2, turn.

Row 4: Rep row 2.

Row 5: Rep row 3.

Row 6: Rep row 2, ending with: Draw up a lop of white, drop pink, ch 3, turn.

Row 7: Dc n next st, [skip 1 st, dc in next st, dc in skipped st] 44 times, dc in next 2
sts, ch 3, turn.

Row 8: Dc in next st [skip 1 st, dc in next st, dc in skipped st] 44 times, dc in next 2
sts, drop white, draw up a lp of pink, ch 3, turn.

Row 9: Dc in each st across, ch 2, turn.

Row 10: Rep row 2.

Row 11: Rep row 3.

Row 12: Rep row 2.

Row 13: Rep row 3.

Row 14: Rep row 6.

Row 15-38: Rep rows 7-14. At eh end of row 38, draw up a lp of white , ch 1, turn.

Trim:
Rnd 1: Working around entire outer edge, work 95 sc evenly sp across each long
edge and 57 sc evenly sp across each short edge, sl st to join, draw up a lp of pink,
fasten off white.

Heart Border:
Rnd 1: Working across long edge, ch 4, [first dc, ch 1], sk 1 sc, dc in next dc, [ch 1,
sk 1 sc, dc in next sc] 46 times, ch 3, dc in same sc as last dc (corner), working
across short edge, [ch 1, sk 1 sc, dc in next sc] 29 times, ch 3, dc in same sc as last
dc (corner), working across long edge, [ch 1, sk 1 sc, dc in next sc] 47 times, ch 3, dc
in same sc as last dc, working across short edge, [ch 1, sk 1 sc, dc in next sc] 28
times, ch 1, sk 1 sc, dc in same sc as starting ch-4, ch 3, sl st to join in 3rd ch of
starting ch-4 to join.                 

Rnds 2-8: Follow heart graphs for border for rem rnds, Do not turn after the
completion of each rnd. Start each rnd with ch 4 (first dc, ch 1), join each rnd in the
3rd ch of starting ch-4. Open block consists of: 1 dc in dc, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp or 1 dc if
the open block is above a solid block, dc in next dc. Solid block consists of: Dc in dc,
dc in ch-1 sp or dc in next dc if the solid block is above a solid block. In each corner
ch-3 sp, work 1 dc, ch 3, 1 dc in the 2nd ch of ch-3 of previous rnd.
At the end of rnd 8, fasten off pink, attach white.
Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in each dc and each ch-1 sp around entire outer edge, with 3 sc in
each corner ch-3 sp, sl st to join, fasten off.
Starch lightly, block and press.