That's one of the highlights of summer, isn't it. Being able to slow the pace and enjoy leisurely meals together. So here's a new pattern which will make your summer dining a delight. The Somertide Placemats includes instructions for both placemats and matching coasters in a glorious combination of summer colours.
You could make a table set with each placemat in a different colour or complete the whole set in one co-ordinated colourway. Select bright summery turquoises and azures blues to remind you of the crashing ocean waves you can see from your beach hut. Or go for a more gentle colour palette of coral, seashells and sand.
The stitch pattern is taken from our book Reversible Knitting Stitches and lays beautifully flat. The stitch has a really interesting surface texture which adds insulation to help protect your table from hot or cold serving dishes. I am going to talk more about this in my next blogpost, so please follow the link at the bottom of this post to read that.
For more information about the Somertide Placemats, please click here. The pattern is available for immediate download from the site.
Until next time – Happy Summer Knitting!
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