Thursday 19 June 2014

Free Crochet Pattern ~ 'Dish Mat' By Niftynnifer
This pattern is for a Dish Mat. It will finish as a thick material to hold lots of water! Enjoy!

I used:
Bernat Handicrafter Cotton (4 ply, worsted weight). Color is 'Twisted Melon'.
4.5 MM hook.


Approximately 20 Rows = 6 inches.
Approximately 22 sts = 6 inches
Note: 2 rows will almost appear to look like 1 row.

Finished Measurements:

Approximately 18 1/2 inches x 13 inches.

Special Abbreviations:
dc...double crochet
bl...back loop
bl's....back loops
yo...yarn over
sc....single crochet
ss....slip stitch

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Row 1:
Ch 47, dc in 4th ch from hook. Dc in ea st across. Ch 3. Turn
Row 2:
*Yo, insert hook into bl of next st and bl of foundation ch, yo, pull through both bl's, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook, yo , pull through last 3 loops on hook'*. Repeat from * to * across.
Rows 3-60:
Repeat Row 2 working into the back of ea dc and dc of previous row.

 You will be working down the sides of Rows!

Row 61:
Ch 1. Turn. *Insert hook into bl of next st and bl of bl of previous rows dc, yo, pull through both bl's and loop on hook. * Repeat from * to * across.

Round 1:
Ch 1. Turn, Sc evenly around, place 2 sc in ea corner. Ss to join end.
Round 2:
Ch 1. Turn, Sc evenly around, place extra sc in ea corner as necessary to avoid curling of project. Ss to join end. Fasten Off.
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