Hot Plate Mat Cover Pattern | No. G140

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Hot Plate Mat Cover Pattern | No. G140

MATERIALS: J. & P. Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen, 1 ball each of Yellow and Maroon … Steel Crochet Hook No. 7 … A round asbestos mat 8½ inches in diameter.

Starting at center with Yellow, ch 8. Join with sl st to form ring. 1st rnd: Ch 5, * dc in ring, ch 2. Repeat from * 6 more times. Join last ch-2 with sl st to 3rd st of ch-5 first made (8 sps). 2nd rnd: Sl st in ch-2 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, ch 2, * 3 dc in next sp, ch 2. Repeat from * around. Join last ch-2 with sl st to 3rd st of ch-3 first made. 3rd rnd: Ch 3, dc in same place as sl st, * dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 2. Join to 3rd st of ch-3 first made. 4th rnd: Ch 3, dc in same place as sl st, * dc in each of next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 2. Join. 5th rnd: Ch 3, dc in same place as sl st, * dc in each of next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 3, 2 dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 3. Join. 6th rnd: Sl st in next dc, ch 3, * dc in each of next 6 dc, ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 3, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 3. Join. 7th rnd: Sl st in next dc, ch 3, * dc in each of next 4 dc, ch 4, sc in ch-3 sp, sc in next sc, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 4, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc. Repeat from * around. Join. 8th rnd: Sl st in next dc, ch 3, * dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 5, sc in ch-4 sp, sc in each of next 3 sc, sc in next sp, ch 5, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 5. Join. 9th rnd: Sl st in next dc, ch 3, holding back on hook the last loop of each dc make 2 dc in same place as sl st, thread over and draw through all loops on hook, ch 1 to fasten (3-dc cluster made, counting ch-3 as 1 dc); * ch 6, sc in ch-5 loop, sc in each of next 5 sc, sc in next loop, ch 6, skip 1 dc, 3-dc cluster in next dc. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 6, sl st in tip of first cluster made. 10th rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, ** ch 5, skip 3 sc, tr in next sc, * ch 2, tr in same sc. Repeat from * 2 more times; ch 5, sc in tip of next cluster. Repeat from ** around, ending with ch 5. Join and break off. 11th rnd: Attach Maroon to any sc, sc in same place, * 5 sc in next sp, (sc in next tr, sc in next sp) 3 times; sc in next tr, 5 sc in next sp, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join (144 sc). 12th rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * ch 6, skip 4 sc, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around, sl st in first sc. 13th rnd: 7 sc in each loop around. Join and break off.

FIRST RING … With Maroon, ch 20. 1st rnd: 30 sc in ring. Join and break off. 2nd rnd: Attach Yellow and sc in next 14 sc, sl st in center sc of any loop on center, sc in each remaining sc on ring. Join and break off.

SECOND RING … Starting at center ch 20, draw ch through last ring made. Join with sl st. 1st rnd: 30 sc in ring. Join and break off. 2nd rnd: Attach Yellow, sc in next 15 sc, sl st in center sc of next loop on center, sc in each remaining sc around. Join and break off.
   Make 27 more rings, joining them as Second Ring was joined to First Ring and center. Join last ring to previous ring and first ring made. Next rnd: Skip 14 sc on any ring, attach Maroon to next sc, sc in same place, * ch 7, skip 14 sc on next ring, sc in next sc. Repeat from * around. Join. Following 2 rnds: Sl st to center of next loop, sc in same loop, * ch 5, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join and break off at end of last rnd.
   Slip over asbestos mat and draw 2 strands of thread or a piece of narrow elastic through last loop row. Tie ends securely to fit mat.