For this pattern you need:
Yarn: One 50g ball each of dk weight yarn (with 115m/125yds per 50g) in shades A, shade B and shade C.
This amount of yarn makes 3 mats and 6 coasters.
Metres/Yardage for each shade: 115m/125yds.
Total metres/yardage needed: approx. 330m/361yds to 345m/375yds
My Yarn Suggestions & Amounts: Merino Cotton DK one 50g ball of each in 3 different shades.
Tension: 32 stitches and 48 rows to 10cm square over pattern using 4mm needles.
Skill Level: ♦ ♦ ♦ ◊ ◊
Measurements: Mat 22.5cm x 20cm,
Coaster 10cm x 10cm.
My design advice and ideas: I love this stitch. It is so simple to knit but looks very tricky. It lends itself perfectly to placemats and coasters. It can be knitted in any shades to compliment the kitchen, lounge or dining room. They also make a great new home gift.
Click on the following links for my How To videos that may help with this pattern: Slip Stitch Purlwise.