Hot Plate Mats or Covers Pattern

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Hot Plate Mats or Covers Pattern

Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY
The Famous "PURITAN" CROCHET COTTON, Article 40
or
"DE LUXE" Quality CROCHET COTTON, Article 346
2 balls Shaded Yellows or color desired and
1 ball each Kelly Green and White will make the small mat or cover.
1 additional ball Shaded Yellows is needed to make both mats.
Steel crochet hook No. 6 or No. 7.

SMALL MAT OR COVER

The following directions are for a 7 x 12 inch oval.

With Shaded Yellows ch 5, join to form a ring, ch 5, d c in ring, * ch 2, d c in ring, repeat from * 5 times, ch 2, join in 3rd st of ch.

2nd Round. Over each loop work 1 s c, 5 d c, 1 s c, join.

3rd Round. * Ch 5, sl st in back of work between next 2 petals, repeat from * 7 times.

4th Round. Over each loop work 1 s c, 7 d c, 1 s c, join.

5th Round. * Ch 6, sl st in back of work between next 2 petals, repeat from * all around, cut thread.

6th Round. Attach Green and work 1 s c, 1 d c, 7 tr c, 1 d c, 1 s c over each loop, join, cut thread.

2nd FLOWER: Work 1st 5 rounds same as 1st flower.

Next Round. Attach Green and work 1 s c, 1 d c, 4 tr c in same loop, join to center st of any Green petal of 1st flower (to join: slip loop off hook, insert in center st of petal of 1st flower, pick up loop and pull through), 3 tr c, 1 d c, 1 s c in same space of 2nd flower, 1 s c, 1 d c, 4 tr c in next loop of 2nd flower, join to center st of next petal of 1st flower, 3 tr c, 1 d c, 1 s c in same space of 2nd flower, finish round same as 1st flower. Work 3rd flower in same manner, joining to 2 center petals of 2nd flower leaving 2 petals free at top and lower edge between joinings, cut thread.

Attach White between the 3rd and 4th free petal of end flower, ch 7, * s c in 2nd tr c of next petal, ch 5, skip 3 tr c, s c in next tr c, ch 3, tr c between petals, ch 3, repeat from * once, s c in 2nd tr c of next petal, ch 5, skip 3 tr c, s c in next tr c, ch 3, tr c between next 2 petals keeping last loop of tr c on hook, tr c in joining keeping last loop of tr c on hook, tr c between next 2 petals of next flower, keeping last loop of tr c on hook, thread over and work off all loops at one time (a tr c cluster), ch 3, s c in 2nd tr c of next petal, ch 5, skip 3 tr c, s c in next tr c, ch 3, tr c between petals, ch 3, s c in 2nd tr c of next petal, ch 5, skip 3 tr c, s c in next tr c, ch 3, work a tr c cluster between flowers, * ch 3, s c in 2nd tr c of next petal, ch 5, skip 3 tr c, s c in next tr c, ch 3, tr c between petals, repeat from * 4 times, ch 3, s c in 2nd tr c of next petal, ch 5, skip 3 tr c, s c in next tr c, ch 3, tr c cluster between flowers, finish round to correspond joining last ch 3 in 4th st of ch.

2nd Round. Sl st into loop, ch 6, d c in same space, * ch 1, 1 d c, ch 3, 1 d c (shell) in next loop, repeat from * 6 times, ch 1, 1 tr c, ch 3, 1 tr c in tr c cluster, skip the ch 3 loop, * ch 1, shell in next loop, repeat from * 3 times, ch 1, 1 tr c, ch 3, 1 tr c in next tr c cluster, skip the ch 3 loop, * ch 1, shell in next loop, repeat from * 15 times, ch 1, 1 tr c, ch 3, 1 tr c in next tr c cluster, skip the ch 3 loop, * ch 1, shell in next loop, repeat from * 3 times, ch 1, 1 tr c, ch 3, 1 tr c in next tr c cluster, skip the ch 3 loop, * ch 1, shell in next loop, repeat from * 7 times, ch 1, join in 3rd st of ch.

3rd Round. Sl st into shell, ch 3, 1 d c, ch 2, 2 d c in same space, * 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c (shell) in next shell, repeat from * all around, join.

4th Round. Sl st to center of shell, * ch 7, s c in center of next shell, repeat from * all around, cut White.

5th Round. Attach Shaded Yellows in any loop, ch 3, 5 d c, ch 3, 6 d c over same loop, * 6 d c, ch 3, 6 d c over next loop, repeat from * all around, join.

6th Round. Ch 3, 1 d c in each d c and 2 d c, ch 3, 2 d c in each ch 3 loop, join.

7th Round. Ch 4, 1 tr c in each d c and 2 tr c, ch 3, 2 tr c in each ch 3 loop, join, cut thread.

8th Round. Attach White in ch 3 loop, ch 3, 1 d c, ch 2, 2 d c in same space, * ch 1, 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c (shell) in next ch 3 loop, repeat from * all around, ch 1, join.

9th Round. Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, 2 d c, ch 2, 3 d c in same space, * ch 1, 3 d c, ch 2, 3 d c (shell) in center of next shell, repeat from * all around, ch 1, join, cut thread.

10th Round. Attach Green in center of shell, ch 3, 2 d c, ch 2, 3 d c in same space, ch 1, s c in the ch 1 between shells, * ch 1, 3 d c, ch 2, 3 d c in center of next shell, ch 1, s c in the ch 1 between shells, repeat from * all around, ch 1, join, cut thread.

11th Round. Attach Shaded Yellows in any s c, * ch 1, 1 s c in each of the next 3 d c of next shell, 1 s c, ch 3, 1 s c in center of same shell, 1 s c in each of the next 3 d c of same shell, ch 1, s c in next s c, repeat from * all around, join, cut thread.

CASING: With wrong side of work toward you, attach White between shells of 9th round, * ch 7, s c in the ch 1 between next 2 shells, repeat from * all around.

Next Round. Sl st to center of loop, * ch 7, s c in next loop, repeat from * all around.

Next Round. Same as last round but having 5 chs in each loop, cut thread.

LARGE MAT OR COVER

The following directions are for a 10 x 15½ inch oval.

Work flowers for center same as small mat but working 4 flowers instead of 3 and joining in same manner.

Attach White and work in same manner as 1st round of small mat working over 3rd flower same as over 2nd flower and working a tr c cluster between 3rd and 4th flowers.

2nd Round. Same as 2nd round of small mat but working shells across 3rd flower same as across 2nd flower and working 1 tr c, ch 3, 1 tr c in the tr c cluster between the 3rd and 4th flowers.

3rd Round. Same as 3rd round of small mat.

4th & 5th Rounds. Sl st to center of shell, ch 3, 1 d c, ch 2, 2 d c in same space, * 2 d c, ch 2, 2 d c (shell) in center of next shell, repeat from * all around, join.

Repeat the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th rounds of small mat.

12th Round. Same as last round, cut White.

Next Round. Attach Green and work same as 10th round of small mat.

Next Round. Attach Shaded Yellows and work same as 11th round of small mat.

CASING: Work same as for small cover attaching thread in 10th round, but having 3 rounds of 7 ch loops instead of 2 rounds.