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Table Decor Knitting Patterns

by | Jul 9, 2016 | Decor

Knitting Patterns for Table Decor including placemats, table runners, napkin rings, coasters and more. Most patterns are free

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.

These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.

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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Lace Silverware Cuff

Lace Silverware Cuff

Easy quick way to dress up a table for special events or weddings. 6.5″ diameter (center opening 3/4″ diameter). Designed by Kathy North.


Free Knitting Patterns for Mosaic Placements

Mosaic Placemats

Mosaic knitting is a slip-stitch pattern that allows you to work interesting and complex-looking geometric designs using only one color per row. In this video class, Edie Eckman will teach how to read mosaic-knitting charts, demonstrating four different stitch patterns: Little Squares, Fretted Band, Lattice, and Jerusalem Cross.  Patterns and instructional video class available for free with a free trial at Creativebug OR purchase pattern and class individually.

Free Knitting Pattern for Seaside Jug Cover

Seaside Jug Cover

This easy cover designed to protect your pitcher is knit in the round using 5 needles, finished with a simple tricot edging, and embellished with beads or some beach-combed sea glass or sea shells to weight it down and keep it in place on breezy days. Fingering yarn. Designed by Bonny Bonafilla


Free Knitting Pattern for Soup Cozy

Soup Cozy

These versatile Soup Day bowl cozies can go from microwave to table. They are designed to go in the microwave with your bowl so you can safely lift it out by the corners without burning yourself on the bowl. I think they would also help keep soup hot and look cute on the table. If you’re not having soup, they make cute little baskets. Fits most 6” bowls. Knit with double strands of cotton worsted. Designed by Debbie Caldwell of Texas Purl Designs


Free knitting pattern for Basketweave Placemats with Easter Egg Napkin Rings

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.

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Free Knitting Pattern for Pie or Casserole Carrier

Free Knitting Pattern for Pie or Casserole Carrier

Pie or Casserole Carrier

Easy circular tote holds pies or casseroles. Great for potlucks and gifts. Designed by Lily Sugar ‘n Cream. Pictured project by keppig

Free Knitting Pattern for Seashell Coasters

Seashell Coasters

These coasters are knitted flat and all in garter stitch, shaped with short rows and intarsia. They use about 20 yards of DK cotton so they are great for scrap yarn. Designed by Sybil R

Free Knitting Pattern for Mosaic Table Runner

Mosaic Table Runner

Mosaic colorwork knitting creates this graphic print design from Yarnspirations.

Free knitting pattern for Checkerboard Place Mat

Checkerboard Place Mat

Free pattern using slip stitch colorwork from Knit and Crochet Now.

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Free Knitting Pattern for Lace Poinsettia Table Runner or Scarf

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

Free Knitting Pattern for Montague Table Runner

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


Free Knitting Pattern for Tea Bag Basket

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!

Free Knitting Pattern for Leaf in 3 Sizes

Leaf in 3 Sizes

Easy knitting pattern for leaf-shaped placemat, coaster and washcloth or trivet by Jen Zeyen

Free Knitting Pattern Retro Stripes Placemat

Retro Stripes Placemat

This beginner pattern features an easy diagonal lace texture counterpoint to the colorful stripes.

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Free knitting pattern for Fantasy Flower Napkin Rings

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!

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Free Knitting Pattern for Tambleta Table Linens

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.


Free Knitting Pattern for Scalloped Table Runner


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.


Free knitting pattern for Autumn Leaves Placemat

Leaf Placemat

Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Autumn Leaves Placemats are an easy knitting pattern that features a leaf-shaped pocket for silverware.

Free Knitting Pattern for Art Deco Table Runner

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Allegoro Table Square

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Venezia Beaded Napkin Rings

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

Free knitting pattern for American Flag Table Runner

Flag Table Runner

This decorative design is by Willow Yarns. Finished Measurements: 12½” x 40″ (32cm x 102cm)

Free Knitting Pattern for Breakfast of Champions Table Set

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

Free Knitting for Flower Power Mat or Towel

Flower Power Place Mat or Towel

Blossom shaped cloth with 3 variations. 15.5 inches across .Designer: Rebecca Mercier. Pictured project by cocolos.

Free knitting pattern for Patriotic Placemat

Patriotic Placemat

Jessie Rayot of 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

Knitting Pattern for Cabled Braid Bread Warmer

Cabled Braid Bread Warmer

A cute and useful warmer to keep bread tasting fresh-out-of-the-oven good! Fill it a little or a lot — the cables squish down or stretch out to comfortably hold bread, rolls, muffins and more! Fits a dozen rolls or 1 round loaf. Finished size is 8″T all x 8 1/2″ base diameter. Designed by Bekah Knits

Knitting Pattern for Cluster Rib Tablecloth

Cluster Rib Tablecloth

Easy tablecloth pattern. Finished size is 34″ square. Knit in worsted weight yarn.

Knitting Pattern for Lacy Bread Basket Cover

Lacy Bread Basket Cover

Beautiful lace cloth to give as a gift or add an elegant touch to your own table. Finished size is 16″ square. Knit in worsted weight yarn.

Knitting Pattern for Pineapple and Diamonds Table Runner

Pineapple and Diamonds Table Runner

Stunning lace design by by Nazanin S. Fard. Runner center panel is worked flat and then stitches are picked up so the pineapple lace is worked in the round. Finished with a crocheted bind-off edge. About 22″ wide x 42″ long, after blocking.

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Knitting Pattern for Promenade Coasters and Trivet

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.

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Knitting Pattern for Lace Flower Doily

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

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Knitting pattern for Soft Shells Table Runner and Napkin Rings

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)

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Knitting Pattern for Mug Rugs

Mug Rugs

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.

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Knitting Pattern for Fiesta Tea Set

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

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Knitting Pattern for Nesting Bowls

Nesting Bowls

Multifunctional color blocked nesting bowl set include three sizes 6″, 5″, 4″ diameter

Knitting Pattern for Diamond Lace Table Topper or Shawl

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.

Table Runner knitting pattern and more household knitting patterns

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.

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Terry Matz

meTerry 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, 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!

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