Hot Plate Mats Pattern

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Hot Plate Mats Pattern

MATERIALS—Lily SKYTONE Mercerized Crochet Cotton:—1-ball each Cream, Yellow, Lt. Blue and Delft Blue,—sufficient for both Mats. Crochet hook size 10.

A—SQUARE MAT—(Size—6½" square)—Block—In Yellow, ch 9, dc in 1st st, (ch 5, dc in same st) twice, ch 2, dc in 3d st of next ch-8. ROW 2—Ch 4, turn, 2 dc in last dc, 2 dc in next sp, * 1 dc in dc, 2 dc in next sp, 5 dc in center st of same sp, 2 dc in bal. of same sp. Repeat from * around, 2 dc in 1st corner st, sl st in 1st ch-4. ROW 3—Ch 4, turn, 2 dc in sl st, dc in each dc around, with 5 dc in center st at corners. End with 2 dc in 1st corner, sl st in 1st ch-4. Repeat once. ROW 5—Ch 5, turn, 1 tr and 2 dc in sl st, dc in each st around with (2 dc, 3 tr and 2 dc) all in center st at corners. End with 2 dc and 1 tr in 1st corner, sl st in 1st ch-5. Repeat once. Fasten off. ROW 7—Turn, in Lt. Blue, (sc, ch 3, sc) in center st at one corner, (ch 1, sk 1 st, sc in next) repeated around, with each corner like 1st one. End with ch 1, sl st in 1st sc. Fasten off. ROW 8—Turn, in Delft Blue, (sc, ch 3, sc) in one corner ch-3, (ch 1, sc in next ch-1) repeated around, with each corner like 1st one. End with ch 1, sl st in 1st sc. Fasten off. Repeat in Yellow. Make 4 Blocks and sew tog. exactly matching corners in center.
Flower—Center—In Yellow, ch 2, 8 sc in 1st st, sl st in back lp of 1st sc. Ch 4, 4 dc in same st, remove hook, insert it back in ch st preceding dc, catch lp and pull thru (popcorn st made), (ch 3, a 5-dc pc st in back lp of next sc, always inserting hook back in ch st preceding dc) 7 times, ch 2, sl st in 1st pc st. Fasten off. Petals—In Lt. Blue, (2 sc, ch 14, 2 sc) in each ch-2 sp around. ROW 2—* (3 sc, 2 hdc, 11 dc, 2 hdc and 3 sc) in next ch-14 lp, 2 sc between petals. Repeat from * around. Fasten off. ROW 3—Sl st in Delft Blue between 2 petals, * sl st in 1st sc on next petal, (ch 1, sl st in next st) repeated around petal, sl st between petals. Repeat from * around. Fasten off. Make 4 and tack one on each Block.

Edge—In Delft Blue, sc in 1st ch-1 sp to right of one corner sp, ch 1, 5 dc in corner sp, ch 1, sc in next ch-1 sp, (ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp ch 1, sc in next ch-1 sp) repeated around with each corner like 1st one. Fasten off.

For a larger Mat, make 6 Blocks and Flowers and join 2 x 3.

ROUND FLOWER MAT

B—ROUND FLOWER MAT—(Size—8")—Center—In Cream, ch 7, sl st in 1st st. Ch 1, 12 sc in ring, sl st in back lp of 1st sc. ROW 2—Ch 4, 4 dc in same st, remove hook, insert it back in ch preceding dc, catch lp and pull thru (popcorn st made), (ch 3, a 5-dc pc st in back lp of next sc, always inserting hook back in ch st preceding dc) 11 times, ch 2, sl st in 1st pc st. Fasten off. ROW 3—Sc in Lt. Blue in one pc st, ch 6, a 5-dc pc st in next ch-2 sp (made as in last row), (ch 2, dc in next pc st, ch 3, a 5-dc pc st in next ch-2 sp) repeated around. Ch 2, sl st in 3d st of 1st ch-6. Fasten off. ROW 4—Sc in Delft Blue in one ch-2 sp, ch 4, a pc st in same sp, (ch 3, a pc st in next sp) repeated around (24 pc sts). Ch 2, sl st in 1st pc st. Fasten off.

Border—Sc in Cream in one ch-2 sp, ch 4, dc in same sp, (ch 1, dc) twice in each ch-2 sp around. Ch 1, sl st in 3d st of 1st ch-4. ROW 2—Ch 5, turn, dc in next dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) repeated around. Ch 2 sl st in 3d st of 1st ch-5. Repeat twice. ROW 5—Ch 6, turn, dc in next dc, (ch 3, dc in next dc) repeated around. Ch 3, sl st in 3d st of 1st ch-6. Repeat once. ROW 7—Ch 7, turn, dc in next dc, (ch 4, dc in next dc) repeated around and join to 3d st of 1st ch-7. Repeat once. ROW 9—Ch 8, turn, dc in next dc, (ch 5, dc in next dc) repeated around and join to 3d st of 1st ch-8. ROW 10—(Ch 10, sl st in next dc, ch 5, sl st in next dc) repeated around. ROW 11—Ch 5, * 13 tr in next ch-10 lp. Holding back the last lp of each tr on hook, make 4 tr in next sp, working over both ch-5 lps, thread over and pull thru all lps on hook (a Cluster made). Repeat from * around. Sl st in 1st tr and fasten off on back. ROW 12—Sc in Delft Blue in a ch-5 sp in Row 9 (1st horizontal bar below a scallop in last row), ch 5, 8 tr across same sp, * 2 tr down over vertical bar of next dc between sps, a 4-tr Cluster across next horizontal bar (below Cluster in last row), 2 tr up over bar of next vertical dc between sps, 9 tr across next ch-5 sp (1st horizontal bar below next scallop in last row). Repeat from * around. Sl st in 1st tr and fasten off. ROW 13—Work around the next zig-zag row below last row in same way, except make only 8 tr in scallops. ROW 14—Repeat last row except make only 3 tr in Clusters. ROW 15—Using Lt. Blue, repeat last row except make only 6 tr in scallops. ROW 16—Repeat last row except make only 2 tr in Clusters. ROW 17—Repeat last row except make only 4 tr in scallops. Repeat this row once more in Lt. Blue, then once in Cream for final row around "Center."

Steam and press Mats dry on back thru a cloth. Line backs with muslin.