Instructions To Crochet A Table Runner
A table runner can add to style to a table setting. Crochet is a craft that uses a single hook to pull yarn through itself to make the finished product but it results in some beautiful table runners. Even a basic crocheted table runner will enhance your decor. Measure your table with a tape measure. You will want the table runner to be the length of your table plus about 10 inches so you have 5 extra inches to hang down on either side of the table. With a size H crochet hook, and chain 50. This will be the width of your runner. For your gauge, 10 stitches should be equal to 1 inch. Double crochet in the third chain from the hook and in every chain across. Chain two and turn. Double crochet eight stitches and then chain two. Skip the next two stitches and then double crochet in the next eight stitches. Chain two, skip two and double crochet eight across the remaining stitches of the row. Chain two and turn.
Double crochet three stitches and chain two. Skip the next two stitches and then double crochet in the next eight stitches. Chain two, skip two, and double crochet eight in the remaining stitches across until five stitches remain in the row. Chain two, skip two, and then three double crochet to finish the row. Chain two and turn. Continue to follow this pattern on a table runner by repeating rows 2 and 3, alternating them until the table runner has reached the desired length. Cut the yarn and pull through the loop to finish. Hide the ends of your yarn by weaving them through the completed stitches with a yarn needle.