Beach Mat by Susie Jones
Find the pattern in issue 79 of Inside Crochet magazine.
Heading for the coast? This mat can be rolled up and takes up very little space in your beach bag, providing a soft surface on which to stretch out and relax.
● Rico Design Creative Cotton Aran, 100% cotton, 50g/85m/93yds
Yarn A: White 080 x 4 balls
Yarn B: Candy Pink 064 x 4 balls
Yarn C: Turquoise 36 x 1 ball
● 5mm hook
● Locking stitch marker
You can use any aran weight cotton yarn to achieve a similar effect.
Work 15 sts and 7 rows in pattern to measure 10 x 10cm/ 4 x 4in using 5mm hook, or size required to obtain tension.
Finished mat is 50cm/19¾in wide by 105cm/41¼in long, including edging.
Susie Johns studied Fine Art at The Slade School before making her career in publishing. She has written and illustrated more than 30 books on a variety of creative subjects, particularly knitting and crochet. Visit www.susieatthecircus.typepad.com to find out more.
Photography © Leanne Dixon / Inside Crochet
Designer: Susie Jones
Price: Magazine Only
Yarn Type: Aran
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