Wiggly Hot Mat – Free Crochet Pattern

Wiggly Hot Mat

FP336
Edited By: Maggie Weldon
Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy
Size: About 5 inches square
Materials: Size 10 Crochet Thread: White (200 yds) & Shaded Purples (120 yds).
Crochet Hook: Steel No. 7 (1.650 mm).

MESH SQUARE
Row 1: (Right Side) Starting at bottom, with White, ch 50, dc in 8th st from hook, * ch 2, skip next 2 ch, dc in next ch; rep from * across. (15 meshes)
Row 2: Ch 5 (counts as first dc and ch 2, now and throughout), turn, dc in next dc, * ch 2, dc in next dc; rep from * across.
Rows 3-15: Ch 5, turn, dc in next dc, * ch 2, dc in next dc; rep from * across.
At the end of Row 15, Finish off and weave in ends.

WIGGLES
Rnd 1: (Red lines on Grid) With right side facing, join Shaded Purples with sl st to any post around mid-center mesh of Mesh Square, ch 3 (counts as first dc), 3 dc in same sp, work 4 dc over each remaining 3 posts around central sp.
Rnd 2: (Orange lines on Grid) Continuing in a straight line on the mesh, 4 dc in next post, working around that sp, 4 dc over each of remaining 2 posts, * working outwards from center, 4 dc over post, working around that sp, 4 dc over each of remaining 2 posts; rep from * twice, ch 2, join to mesh post intersection. Finish off Shaded Purples and weave in ends.
Rnds 3-4: With right side facing, using White continue as established, following the Yellow and Green lines on the grid.
At the end of Rnd 4, finish off White and weave in ends.
Rnds 5-6: With right side facing, using Shaded Purples, follow Light Blue and Dark Blue lines on grid.
At the end of Rnd 6, finish off Shaded Purples and weave in ends.
Rnds 7-8: With right side facing, using White, follow the Hot Pink and Brown lines on the grid.
At the end of Rnd 8, finish off White and weave in ends.

Edging
Rnd 1: With right side facing, join Shaded Purples with sl st to open corner mesh, ch 1, * (sc, hdc, dc, 3 tr, ch 1, 6 tr) in corner mesh sp, (sc, hdc, dc, 3 tr) in next 6 open meshes; rep from * around; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.

All Rights Reserved ©2011 Maggie Weldon

Enjoy,
Maggie

Comments
  1. CircleofMagick

    Thanks so much for putting a color gird & arrows in. I’veTRIED to do this pattern on and off for years!

  2. Andiacreations

    Fantastic!

  3. Karen Bochek-Groves

    Thanks for posting, my Mom used to make these.

  4. Dcarpediem

    Omg! Love, love, love it! Please tell me that if I use a big enough hook and multiples of strands-I can make this into a blanket? Love it! Thank youuu!ツ

  5. Suz Terry

    Have looked at these hot mats a couple of times, now, I will try and make one. Thanks for the pattern

  6. Kathy Moreland

    Thank you so much for the patterns:) I’m going to make a cover out of the hot mats one.I think it is so cool looking.My sis will love it she got cancer and this will keep her legs warm.Looking forward more of you lovy things 🙂

  7. Carol Bealsey

    What is the name of this pattern so I can find grids for rectangle pattern

  8. Annie Stumpf

    I have been looking for this pattern all over! I saw one at a local festival and have been wanting to try it ever since. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

  9. DeeBishop

    Anyone know of a similar pattern using 4-ply cotton? I don’t do the thread very well.

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