Passap Thanksgiving Placemat for Turkey



Okay, I am sorry it took so long to get this posted. I had been working on it but then other issues came up and I had to put this on the back burner. I wanted one for my turkey so I finally finished it and knitted it. This size is 95 stitches by 55 rows. Total rows 330. Technique 197. Finished size is 13.5 inches wide and 11 inches long. I did change my main tension to 4 from 3and two dots. I was discussing the bind off with a knitter friend of mine and she asked if I finished it using the kitchener stitch. DUH! I never thought of that. So that is what I did and I like the finished edge better than the latch tool. Yes, it took longer to do it but I think it is much better. So that is my way of finishing mug rugs and mats from now on. To finish it I knitted 330 rows. Then I set the locks to N/N and knitted one row of color one at the same tension I used for the mat. Then I took it off using waste yarn and circular settings (CX/CX)with a good contrasting yarn. The colors are beige, brown and orange and I used two strands each of 2/24. Here is the link to my drop box, I put the file of the design in bmp and stp format. The stp file is urkey.stp       lol   I guess I was in a hurry and missed the t in turkey.


In the lettering it looks like a mistake on the letter “a” but that is from a letter graph that I used. Feel free to go in and change it if you don’t like it.  Please do not sell this pattern as your own.

I would like to wish all of my followers a very Happy Thanksgiving!  🙂


  1. Mary Ann McNaull Said:

    Adorable Carol

    • Thank you! Have a nice Thanksgiving. I am praying for Barbie. 🙂

      • Maty Ann McNaull Said:

        Thank you so much. We took her to Columbus today for another Echo. She is doing good.

  2. Valery R. Said:

    Thanks for your great creative design. I love it! Now I wish I could knit it right now. I love the other ones but this will be so fun too. Thanks Carol for your hard work and sharing it.

  3. Thank you Valery for always leaving such nice comments! 🙂

  4. Rita McElroy Said:

    Thank you for your clear instructions. I knit the turkey placemats and got a first place and a best of show in the NC State Fair in October 2017! I have never done 3 color dbj on my Passap.

    • OMG!!!! I am so happy to hear you won first and Best of Show!!! Did you get them both on the same placemat? You go girl!!! 🙂

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