Free Home Spa Bath Mat Crochet Pattern from www.RedHeart.com

LW5479-Home-Spa-Bath-Mat-Free-Crochet-Pattern

From www.RedHeart.com

Home Spa Bath Mat Free Crochet Pattern

Pattern #: LW5479
Designed By: Linda Dean

Skill Level: Easy

This cushy, tubular yarn is comfortable for bare feet and perfect for your bathroom retreat. Crochet it in your choice of two sizes, for either single or double vanity.

Materials:
RED HEART® Strata™: Single Vanity Mat: 8 balls 2013 Aran. Double Vanity Mat: 17 balls 2013 Aran
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 6.5mm [US K-10½]
Yarn needle

Gauge/Tension:     14 sts and 12 rows in Mat pattern = 4” (10 cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge given.

Single Vanity Mat measures 22” (56 cm) x 32” (81.5 cm).
Double Vanity Mat measures 29” (73.5 cm) x 49” (124.5 cm).

Special Stitches:
Back Loop Single Crochet (Blsc): Insert hook in back loop only of next st, yarn over, draw yarn through, yarn over, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook.
Front Loop Single Crochet (Flsc): Insert hook in front loop only of next st, yarn over, draw yarn through, yarn over, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook.
Back Post Double Crochet (BPdc): Yarn over, insert hook from back to front to back again around the post of next st, yarn, draw yarn through, [yarn over, draw through 2 loops on hook] twice.
Front Post Double Crochet (FPdc): Yarn over, insert hook from front to back to front again around the post of next st, yarn, draw yarn through, [yarn over, draw through 2 loops on hook] twice.

MAT
Single Vanity only
Ch 54.
Row 1 (wrong side): Sc in 2nd ch from the hook, sc in each ch across, turn—53 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, Blsc in first st, [Flsc in next st, Blsc in next st] across, turn—27 Blsc; 26 Flsc.
Row 3: Ch 1, Flsc in first st, [Blsc in next st, Flsc in next st] across, turn—27 Flsc; 26 Blsc.
Row 4–75: Repeat Rows 2-3 (36 times).
Do not fasten off.

Double Vanity only
Ch 78.
Row 1 (Wrong side): Sc in 2nd ch from the hook, sc in each ch across, turn—77 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, Blsc in first st, [Flsc in next st, Blsc in next st] across, turn—39 Blsc; 38 Flsc.
Row 3: Ch 1, Flsc in first st, [Blsc in next st, Flsc in next st] across, turn—39 Flsc; 38 Blsc.
Row 4–125: Repeat Rows 2-3 (61 times).
Do not fasten off.

BOTH SIZES
Edging
Round 1 (right side): Ch 1, 3 sc in same st (corner), sc in each st across to last st, 3 sc in last st (corner), working across side edge, sc in each row-end st across to beginning ch, 3 sc in first unused loop of beginning ch (corner), sc in each unused loop of foundation ch across to
last ch, 3 sc in last ch (corner), working across side edge, sc in each row-end st across to beginning sc; join with a slip st in first sc.
Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as post dc here and throughout), *3 dc in center corner st, *[FPdc around the post of next st, BPdc around the post of next st] across to next corner st; repeat from * around omitting last BPdc; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-3.
Round 3: Ch 3, BPdc around the post of next st, *3 dc in corner st, BPdc around the post of next st, [FPdc around the post of next st, BPdc around the post of next st] across to next corner st; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-3.
Round 4: Ch 3, BPdc around the post of next BPdc, FPdc around the post of next st, *3 dc in next corner st, FPdc around the post of next st, [BPdc around the post of next st, FPdc around the post of next st] across to next corner st; repeat from * around, ending with BPdc in last st; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-3.
Round 5: Ch 3, BPdc around the post of next BPdc, FPdc around the post of next FPdc, BPdc around next st, *3 dc in next corner st, BPdc around the post of next st, [FPdc around the post of next st, BPdc around the post of next st] across to next corner st; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-3.
Round 6: Ch 3, [BPdc around the post of next st, FPdc around the post of next st] twice, BPdc around the post of next st, *3 dc in next corner st, FPdc around the post of next st, [BPdc around the post of next st, FPdc around the post of next st] across to corner st; repeat from * around ending with BPdc in last st; join with a slip st in top of beginning ch-3.
Round 7: Ch 3, [BPdc around the post of next st, FPdc around the post of next st] twice, BPdc around the post of next st, *3 dc in next corner st, BPdc around the post of next st, [FPdc around the post of next st, BPdc around the post of next st] across to corner st; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in top of begining ch-3.
Round 8: Ch 3, [BPdc around the post of next st, FPdc around the post of next st] 3 times, *3 dc in next corner st, FPdc around the post of next st, [BPdc around the post of next st, FPdc around the post of next st] across to corner st; repeat from * around ending with BPdc in last st; join with a slip st in top of beginng ch-3.
Round 9: Ch 1, sc in same st, *sc in each st across to next corner st, 3 sc in corner st; repeat from * 3 times, sc in remaining st to beginning; join with a slip st in first sc. Fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS
ch = chain;
dc = double crochet;
mm = millimeters;
sc = single crochet;
sl = slip;
sp(s) = space(s);
st(s) = stitch(es);
yo = yarn over needle;
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified;
* or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

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