Rectangular Crochet Placemat

This rectangular crochet placemat is fun to make and shows only the right side of the single crochet stitch. The angles from the center to the four corners give it a slight 3D-look. Choose the type of single crochet look you want to achieve and go for it. Read on for a written instruction on how to make this placemat or click on this video-link.

Single crochet stitches are versatile and the appearance can change not only by the usage of the starting loop: front, back, or both; it can also change it’s appearance by changing the leading thread’s position, as shown in this short video.