Designed By Julie A. Bolduc
This square mat would actually be great as an afghan made up of a bunch of these squares with the perimeter round left off. This mat uses the special stitch the Crosshatch Stitch I from the Harmony Guide to Crochet Techniques and Stitches.
Any worsted weight yarn. I used a test skein of yarn from Caron.
Size H aluminum crochet hook
Yarn Needle for weaving in ends
Yarn Thickness 3mm
Finished Size: =12"x12"
Skill Level: Beginner
How to do Reverse Sc.
Insert hook in previous st. Draw up a lp, yo and draw yarn through lps on hook. Rep from beg. This creates a twisted effect.
ROW 1: Ch49. Sk first 2 chs. (counts as first dc.) 2dc in next ch. *Sk 3 chs. sc in next ch. ch3. 1 dc in each of the next 3 chs. Rep from * to last 4 chs. Sk 3 chs. sc in last ch. Ch3, turn.
ROW 2: 2dc in first sc. *Sc in first ch of next ch3. Ch3. Dc in each of the next 2 chs. Dc in next sc. Rep from * across. Sc in first ch of next ch3. Ch3, turn.
ROW 3-16: Rep row 2. But do not turn at end of row 16.
RND 1: Dc, ch2, 2dc in same st as sc. *2Dc in ch3 of next row working down left side. Dc in sc of next row. Rep from * down left side. Then work 2dc in last row. Then 2dc, ch2, 2dc in corner sc. Now along bottom: 2dc in next ch3 of starting ch. Sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc. **3dc in sc on starting ch. Sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc. Rep from ** across to last sc. 2dc in this sc. 2dc, ch2, 2dc in next corner st. Rep as for left side. Then repeat next corner, then repeat as for bottom. Join w/slst to top of ch3.
RND 2 & 3: Ch3. Dc in each dc around working 2dc, ch2, 2dc in each ch2 corner sp. Join w/slst to top of ch3.
RND 4: Work a reverse sc in each st all the way around.
Designed on Wednesday, November 18, 1998. Copyright © 1998 By Julie A. Bolduc p118008
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