This place mat is knit in a leaf shape and accented with a cable border. The veins of the leaf are embroidered in a contrasting yarn. You can make your
leaf place mats in one color or in a variety of colors. To make the pillow, just sew two place mats together and stuff it with Poly-Fil.
FINISHED PLACE MAT SIZE
Approx 13 ¾ in./35 cm x 22 ¾ in./58 cm
Classic Elite Yarns “Newport Cotton” (100% cotton, I’A oz./50 g balls, each approx 70 yds./64 m)
Two balls #2044 rust, #2053 claret, #2081 olive, or #2068 gold for one place mat
Small amount of a contrast color for vein embroidery
One pair size 9 US (5.5 mm) knitting needles OR SIZE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN GIVEN GAUGE
16 sts and 22 rows = 4 in./10 cm over St st, using size 9 US (5.5 mm) needles.
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.