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17 Free Crochet Placemat Patterns for Modern Tables

We recently bought a new dining table and I’ve looked high and low for the perfect table mats to protect it. Of course, I was still at a loss and turned to crochet for the answer instead. I decided to crochet my own placemats! That’s how this round up of 17 free crochet placemat patterns came about.

I’m sure that I can’t be the only one, looking for ways to add a touch of modern style to my dining room. So I’m excited to share this collection of crochet patterns, that are perfect for the job.

In this blog post, you’ll find a variety of 17 FREE patterns to choose from, including easy patterns for beginners, more challenging patterns for experienced crocheters, and patterns with both written instructions and video tutorials.

There’s all shapes and sizes too! The main theme they have in common is that their design is contemporary. Please make sure you let me know if you make any of these crochet placemat patterns. You never know, we may even have both decided on the same ones!

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Easy Crochet Placemat Patterns for Beginners

These patterns are perfect for crocheters of all skill levels, but they’re especially great for beginners. They use simple stitches and easy-to-follow instructions.

Sagebrush Placemat Coaster Set by Ambassador Crochet

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Elegant, with straightforward written instructions is this placemat and coaster pattern set. This beginner friendly pattern has an easy 2 row repeat. You’ll have a whole set made in no time to stylishly decorate your dining room.

Easy Round Placemats by Fosbas Designs

Photo Credit: fosbasdesigns.com

Fun for beginners, this easy crochet pattern can be customized to fit your needs. That way it can be any size and you can choose to use just one color or multiple colors. The best part is that this pattern uses basic crochet stitches! Just a combination of chains, single crochet, half double crochet, and double crochet. Easy!

Modern Table Runner by One Little Hook

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Made using t-shirt yarn, this modern table runner pattern is quick to hook! It’s free and a quick and easy project for beginners. If you want to leave off the fringe, it will make the perfect size for a place mat instead.

Modern Designs for Stylish Tables

Modern crochet placemat patterns are perfect for adding a touch of contemporary style to your dining room table. They use trendy patterns to help you create unique and stylish place settings.

Modern Seashore Bliss Placemat Pattern by Made by Gootie

Seashore Bliss Placemat by Made by Gootie

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Impress your dinner guests with the personal touch of a crocheted placemat. The different thickness of stripe – only in the one corner – really provides a very stylish effect. This free crochet pattern utilizes the corner to corner crochet method, using the mini bean stitch.

Free crochet oval placemate pattern by crafting every day

Oval Placemat Pattern by Crafting Each Day

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Oval placemats can be the perfect addition to smarten up any special event. Best suited to advanced beginners, this free pattern is a terrific stash buster! You could use a different coordinating color for each placemat. They’re a quick project when using worsted weight yarn.

Making Waves Placemat by Handmade by Stacey J

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Elevate your dinner table using this free crochet placemats patterns. Giving out boho vibes is this easy placemat pattern, that uses a creative crochet stitch to make a wave effect. There are free mug rug and table runner patterns available on the site too, that use this same stitch.

Tangerine Placemat by Sandra Stitches

Tangerine Placemat by Sandra Stitches

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This is an intermediate pattern that provides a really unique design. I think they look a little like a doily, but with a modern spin. The pattern uses cotton yarn, so that you can pop your placemats into the washing machine after your dinner party. What better way to elevate the perfect setting?

Colorful Place Mats to Brighten Up Your Table

A great way for adding a pop of color to your dining room table. These free crochet patterns use bright and cheerful colors to create placemats that will liven up any meal.

Bohemain Mosaic Crochet Placemat Patterns by Made by Gootie

Bohemian Mosaic Placemat by Made by Gootie

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I REALLY love mosaic crochet. With color changes you can create something magical, that almost seems to appear from thin air as you’re crocheting! This free, intermediate pattern includes a video tutorial to help you with the overlay mosaic crochet method.

Mandala placemat pattern by Knitting with Chopsticks

Mandala Placemat Pattern by Knitting with Chopsticks

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When you think of bright colors do you think of mandalas? It may look intricate, but it’s actually a fun beginner pattern with no special stitches. The step-by-step instructions will show you how to make your own, using anywhere from one to 26 different colors! Note that this free pattern uses UK Crochet Terms.

Asti Doily by Tayu Purnamasari

This lovely doily pattern can be made with thicker yarn to use as a placemat. It’s a simple pattern for beginners and looks good in one or many colors!

Seasonal Crochet Placemat Patterns for Every Occasion

Add a festive touch to your dining table for any occasion. These patterns use holiday-themed colors and designs, to create place mats that are perfect for Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter.

Tapestry Crochet Gingham Bunny Placemat by Nanas Crafty Home

Tapestry Gingham Bunny Placemat by Nana’s Crafty Home

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This tapestry crochet placemat features a bunny rabbit and gingham check boarder, making it perfect for decorating this coming Easter. There’s even a beginner’s tips and tricks photo and video guide, if you think this pattern looks a little daunting.

Thanksgiving Plaid Placemat Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts

Thanksgiving Plaid Placemat by Nicki’s Homemade Crafts

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This free crochet pattern is a great way to learn how to crochet plaid. It uses simple double crochet stitches and comes with an easy-to-understand video tutorial. The finished placemat is perfect for adding a touch of rustic charm to your Thanksgiving dining table.

Halloween Table Mats Pumpkin Jack o Lantern pattern by Sunflower Cottage Crochet

Halloween Pumpkin Placemat by Sunflower Cottage Crochet

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This cute – sorry, scary crochet pattern has been created using the c2c crochet technique. A jack-o-lantern pumpkin is incredibly appropriate for Halloween, however there are even more spooky designs available on the website as free patterns too!

free santa crhristmas placemat by fosbas designs

Christmas Santa Placemat by Fosbas Designs

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This perfect project is an easy way to create festive holiday decor. These jolly Christmas placemats are an easy placemat pattern that can be made using only basic crochet stitches. They could also make thoughtful gifts for family members and friends this season.

Granny’s Scrappy Placemat by Eye Love Knots

Photo Credit: eyeloveknots.com

Made up with cute tiny granny squares, this placemat pattern is incredibly versitile for the maker. Choose a whole rainbow of colors or just one – it’s really up to you! Making it a wonderful stash buster project! And of course, you can join as you go, so you don’t have to face weaving in ends.

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Giftable Placemats for Your Loved Ones

These crochet placemat patterns are wonderful for making thoughtful gifts for your loved ones. They are easy to make and can be customized to fit the recipient’s style and favorite colors.

Easy Crochet Placemat by Jo to the World

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This free crochet placemat pattern is perfect for beginners, or anyone who wants to make a beautiful and functional placemat – that definitely lies flat. Quickly crochet 4 to 8 placemats in a coordinated color scheme, to make the perfect gift set.

Simple Boho Placemat & Coaster by This Pixie Creates

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Beautiful crochet placemats that make a great gift. Learn how to crochet a simple boho placemat and crochet coasters with this free two pattern set. Cozy, warm and perfect for gifts, this quick round crochet placemats project is easy for beginners to make.

Round Placemats by Stitching Together

Photo Credit: www.stitching-together.com

Are you familiar with working in the round, increases, and do you understand the basics of spider stitches? There are detailed instructions with a photo tutorial that shows how to accomplish the spider stitch technique, to complete this textured round placemat.

The free crochet placemat patterns in this blog post are the perfect way to add a touch of modern style to your dining room table. With so many great creative ideas to choose from, you’re sure to find the right placemats to hook for everyday use and special occasions, no matter the time of year.

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Tuesday 12th of September 2023

What a wonderful roundup! Thank you! I hope you are loving your new home and surroundings. Thank you for thinking of us as you settle in.


Saturday 16th of September 2023

You're welcome! :) I definitely feel a lot more settled than when we had just arrived. Thank you for thinking of me!


Tuesday 12th of September 2023

Thank you so much for including my pattern!


Saturday 16th of September 2023

You're welcome :)