You can crochet this eye-catching table runner quickly in time to set out with your Christmas decor. This Christmas Table Runner is a free crochet pattern that uses classic red and green yarn for a perfect Christmas centerpiece. Keep reading for the free crochet pattern.
Christmas Crochet Table Runner Inspiration
One of my favorite things about crocheting is that I can make myself things that I need, want and like without having to shop around for the “perfect” decoration. My family’s table is the one that I grew up with and, while I love it, it needs some sprucing up for the holidays! I happened to have this classic Christmas red and green yarn in my stash and I worked up a quick table runner in just the right size and colors for my Christmas table centerpiece display.
Crochet this table runner in any size
This table runner can truly be made in any length you’d like it to be. I have little kids and pets, so I opted for a shorter table runner that accents the middle of the table, but you can also continue to make it longer so that it drapes off the edges. I think tassels would be a DARLING addition if you opted for that route.
Use whatever yarn you have in your stash
I’m a classic red/green Christmas decorator, and I happened to have the perfect colors of Lion Brand Tweedle Dee lying around in my stash. This yarn is so perfect for table runners and table clothes. It is light weight but really quite sturdy! But the good news is that you certainly don’t have to use this exact yarn. This pattern is flexible enough for you to use any yarn you’ve got in your stash. Just be sure you have enough to get the length you want for your table runner.
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Christmas Table Runner - Free Crochet Pattern
- Lion Brand Tweedle Dee: approx. 300 yards each of ‘Rhubarb’ and ‘Mint’. This pattern is flexible and you can sub any yarn you want. Tweedle Dee is a Category 3 yarn. If you use a heavier yarn you won’t need as much yardage.
- 4.5mm crochet hook - I love Clover Amour
- Scissors - I always keep these travel scissors in my hook case
- Yarn needle
Abbreviations (written in U.S. terms):
- ch: chain
- HDC: half double crochet
- DC: double crochet
- DCV: double crochet v-stitch
- DCSV: Double crochet spike v-stitch
Double Crochet V-Stitch: (DC, ch 1, DC) in the next st space.
Double Crochet Spike V-Stitch: (DC, ch 1, DC) while inserting your hook one row below your next st space
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- Width = 13”
- Length = 46”
- The chain stitches at the beginning of each row do not count as a stitch.
- In this pattern, DCSV stitches will always be working into the ch space of the v-stitch two rows prior.
- I carried my yarn for the color changes along the edge of the piece.
Row 1: (using green) SC in the second ch from the hook and SC across (53). Turn.
Row 2-8: ch 1, SC across. Turn
Row 9: (using red) ch 2, DC, sk 1, DCV, *sk 2, DCV, repeat from * across, sk 1, DC in the last st of the row. Turn.
Row 10: ch 1, SC across. Turn.
Row 11: (using green) ch 2, DC, sk 1, DCSV, *sk 2, DCSV, repeat from * across, DC in the last st of the row. Turn.
Row 12: ch 1, SC across. Turn.
Row 13-122: Repeat Row 11 for odd rows and Row 12 for even rows. Alternate colors each 2 row repeat.
Row 123-130: (using green) ch 1, SC across. Turn. At the end of Row 130, tie off yarn and weave in ends.
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