TOTALLY TEXTURE TABLE MAT (or dishcloth)
Skill level: Easy
Size: Approx. 9” square
1 cone worsted wt. cotton [Note: quantity on cone yarn will be sufficient for several mats] – or – 150 yds. worsted wt. cotton of choice
Sample shown in Pisgah Yarn & Dyeing Co., Inc. “Peaches & Crème”, Art. 930HC
(#219 Jewel Ombre)
Size H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook
Gauge: In pattern, 12 sts & 11 rows = 4” on size H/8 (5 mm) hook
Textured pattern stitch: *Sc in next dc, dc in next sc, rep from * across.
Stitches/Terms: beginning (beg), chain (ch), double crochet (dc), each (ea), hook (hk), reverse single crochet (rev sc), round (rnd), single crochet (sc), slip stitch (sl st), stitch (st)
Reverse single crochet (rev sc): Single crochet in each stitch as directed, working from left to right (instead of in the usual direction from right to left).
Row 1: Ch 25, sc in 2nd ch from hk and in ea ch across, turn (24 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, dc in next sc, *sc in next sc, dc in next sc, rep from * across, turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc, rep from * across, turn.
Rep Row 3 until piece measures 8” from beg.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, work 24 sc across top of piece; pivot piece (to work along left side) and work 24 sc evenly in ends of rows along left side; pivot piece (to work along opposite side of foundation ch) and work 24 sc across foundation ch; pivot piece (to work along remaining side) and work 24 sc evenly in ends of rows along remaining side; join with sl st to beg ch-1, do not turn.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, work in rev sc (see Special Stitches) in ea sc around entire piece, join with sl st. Fasten off and weave in all tails.
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