worsted wt. (56.7 g. (2 oz.) balls, 122 yds./ball):
1 ball #130 Shaded Pastels (Main Color (MC))
1 ball White (Color A)
1 ball Blue (Color B)
Size H (5 mm) crochet hook, or size needed to achieve gauge
Gauge: 14 sts & 16 rows = 4” in single crochet on size H hook
Terms/Abbreviations: beginning (beg), decrease (dec), double crochet (dc), half
double crochet (hdc), increase (inc), remaining (rem), repeat (rep), single crochet
(sc), single crochet two together (sc2tog), skip (sk), slip (sl), stitch (st), together
(tog), triple crochet (trc)
Pattern notes: Mat is worked lengthwise. Wave border is worked all around
outside edges, then seashell accents are applied to every other point around
Row 1: With MC, ch 3, work 3 sc in 3ch from hk, turn (3 sc)
Row 2 (inc row): Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn (5 sc)
Row 3 (inc row): Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn (7 sc)
Rep Row 3, increasing 2 sts ea row, until there are a total of 41 sc.
Next row: Ch 1, sc in ea sc across, turn (41 sc)
Working even on 41 sc, rep last row 21 times.
Next row: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc across to last 2 sc, sc2tog, turn (39 sc)
Rep last row until 3 sts remain. Fasten off MC.
Rnd 1: Attach Color A to center sc of foundation row, ch 1, sc in same st, sc
around entire mat, placing sts in ends of rows spaced out evenly so that work lies
flat: 3 sc at each narrow end, 63 along each side for a total of 132 sts. Join with
sl st, do not turn.
Rnd 2 (wave point rnd): Ch 4 (counts as first trc), in next st work (dc, hdc, sc).
work along 63 sts of left side of piece in wave stitch sequence as follows: (sc,
hdc, dc, trc, dc, hdc, sc) for a total of 9 wave “points” along side. Work across the
3 sts at other narrow end of mat to form one wave “point” as follows: in first sc
work (sc, hdc, dc); in second sc work a trc; in third sc work (dc, hdc, sc). Repeat
wave stitch sequence along 63 sts on remaining side of piece for a total of 9
wave “points”. In last unworked st at narrow end work (sc, hdc, dc), join with sl st
to beg ch-4 and fasten off Color A.
Rnd 3: Attach Color B to beg sc, ch 1, sc in ea st around entire mat, working 3 sc
in top of each trc to define points. Join with sl st and fasten off.
Attach MC at center of point at one narrow end of mat. Ch 15, sc in 2ch from
hk, sc in next 3 ch, work 3 sc in ea of next 3 ch, work 3 hdc in ea of next 3 ch,
work 3 dc in ea of next 4 ch, sk last ch, join to same st on mat border at base of ch.
Fasten off and twist into seashell shape.
Rep seashell accent on every other point around mat. Weave in all tails.
Pattern and photos © Kathy North, Designs by KN
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