Table Decor Knitting Patterns
Table decoration knitting patterns including placemats, table runners, napkin rings, coasters and more. Great for gifts or for that special event!
To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.
All links on this site are for informational purposes, but please note that some links are to affiliate sellers that pay me a small commission on purchases.
Free Knitting Patterns
Basketweave Placemats with Easter Egg Napkin Rings
Rebecca J. Venton designed these easy festive placemats and napkin rings for Easter but you could use the colorful placemats all year round.
Checkerboard Place Mat
Free pattern using slip stitch colorwork from Knit and Crochet Now.
Lace Poinsettia Table Runner or Scarf
Susann Hajjaroriginally designed this lace strip to be completec in 24 days (for Advent). It can be used as a table runner or scarf and she also provides instructions for matching placemats. Available in English and German. Pictured project by ebookwyrm
Montague Table Runner
This piece features a diamond lace pattern that also could be used as a scarf or a shawl. Approximately 22” wide x 62” long Designer: Berroco Design Team. Pictured project by Equuleus
Tea Bag Basket
Easy basket by Knitvana that is great for scrap yarn and quick gifts. . Pictured project by Lauriebo who put the handle across the middle. Also a great Easter treat basket!
Scalloped Table Runner
Lace table runner or topper 74 inches x 12 inches. Designer: Amy Stender. Pictured project by Knapknits. Also would make a nice scarf.
Breakfast of Champions Table Set
Knitting pattern for Sunny Side Up Egg Placemat, Butter Toast Napkin, and Orange Slices cup cozy. Designed by Joyce Fassbender
Flower Power Place Mat or Towel
Blossom shaped cloth with 3 variations. 15.5 inches across .Designer: Rebecca Mercier. Pictured project by cocolos.
Allegoro Table Square
Constructed by casting on and binding off as you knit. Approx 20 1⁄2” wide x 23 1⁄4” long. Designer: Susan Mills.
Leaf in 3 Sizes
Easy knitting pattern for leaf-shaped placemat, coaster and washcloth or trivet by Jen Zeyen
Retro Stripes Placemat
This beginner pattern features an easy diagonal lace texture counterpoint to the colorful stripes.
Fantasy Flower Napkin Rings
Easy knitting pattern by Scarlet Taylor from Red Heart. Each flower is knit in 3 sets of 4 petals. Great stash buster!
Tambleta Table Linens
4 different designs for square throws that can be used as table accents, tea towels, liners for bread baskets, and more from Berroco.
Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Autumn Leaves Placemats are an easy knitting pattern that features a leaf-shaped pocket for silverware.
Art Deco Table Runner
Cabled table runner designed to be 11x54 inches or 28x137 centimeters. Designed by Dawn Martin. Pictured project by Collienchen who knit a shortened version with one skein of yarn.
Venezia Beaded Napkin Rings
Knit with wire and beads, these napkin rings make stunning gifts as well as table decorations. Some knitters have adapted the pattern as a bracelet. Designed by Rosemary (Romi) Hill. Pictured project byclsmiller
Flag Table Runner
This decorative design is by Willow Yarns. Finished Measurements: 12½” x 40″ (32cm x 102cm)
Jessie Rayot of JessieAtHome.com created this simple but dramatic placemat that’s at home on at a dinner or a picnic. Video tutorial included in pattern. Two sizes Large 15.5 x 19.5” (samples in pictures are this size) and Medium 13.5 x 17.5”
Patterns for Purchase
Promenade Coaster & Trivet Set
Inspired by Depression-era patchwork quilts, these coasters and trivets are worked back and forth in rows and seamed, with short-rows used to created the striped edging. Coasters: 5” diameter. Trivet: 7½” diameter.
Lace Flower Doily
This doily is one of 14 knitting patterns in the Beginner’s Guide to Lace Knitting ebook by Rita Weiss. Other patterns include Lace Scarf, Crescent Shawl, Coaster, Heirloom Flower Doily, Scarf of Many Colors, Lacy Hat, Lovely Lace Scarf, Delightful Doily, Lovely Lace Collar Two Ways, Fir Cone Lace, Easy Edging, Lacy Market Bag, Elegant Edging, and Winter Lace Afghan
Soft Shells Runner & Stitch Blocks Knit Patterns
Mix and match these shells and wave stitch blocks to create fun dishcloths and a table runner. I think you could use these blocks for place mats and napkins too. Runner: Approx 18 1/2 inches wide x 34 1/2 inches long (including edging)
Dishcloth: Approx 10 1/2 inches square (including edging)
Easy knitting patterns for 4 styles of mug rugs that make perfect home decor or quick gifts. Each uses less than one skein of yarn.
Fiesta Tea Set
A tea party inspired by the simple style of Fiestaware dishes includes cup, saucer, creamer, sugar bowl, pitcher, and plaid placemat. Great as toys, decor, or to hold sugar or tea packets. Except for the placemat, all the pieces begin with the same circular base, so the set is a whole lot easier to knit than you might think. Pieces vary from 2″ (5 cm) high to 3″ (7.5 cm) high
- See more pics and get the knitting pattern on Interweave
- Also available in Interweave Knits, Summer 2004
- Get the recommended Tahki Cotton Classic yarn on Amazon
Multifunctional color blocked nesting bowl set include three sizes 6″, 5″, 4″ diameter
Diamond Lace Table Topper or Shawl
This lace table cloth or covering is one of the patterns in the ebook I Can’t Believe I’m Lace Knitting that includes shawls, scarves and more. This round lace can also be used as a shawl or baby blanket.
Uyeasound Table Runner Knitting Pattern
Lovick’s design is based on a late-nineteenth-century piece of knitted lace found in the back of the Uyeasound shop in Unst, Shetland.
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!