Bobble Edge Dish Mat – Free Crochet Pattern

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This crochet pattern is a quick project that uses less than one Caron Cotton Cake. It creates a practical finished piece that can be used at your home, cottage or trailer when you need a little extra drying space. Make one to add into a gift basket for a house-warming gift or holiday celebration.

Find the free pattern below…

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Notes:
– This pattern is written in US terms
– Gauge is: 2×2 inches = 7 rows of suzette stitch, each containing 4 suzette stitch combinations across.
– Turning CH does not count as a stitch
– Special stitch tutorials are included within the pattern
– Bobble rows should begin and end with a SC
– Finished dish mat with edging measure approximately 15 inches long and 12 ½ inches wide.

Materials Needed:
– Approximately 216-217 yards of Caron Cotton Cakes (I used the Rose Whisper colourway) Check out my review of Caron Cotton Cakes here.
– 4mm hook (I used my Furls Streamline Teak hook)
– Yarn needle
– Scissors

Stitches:
CH – Chain
SS –Slip Stitch
SC – Single Crochet
DC – Double Crochet
BO – Bobble Stitch

Special Stitch Tutorial:
Suzette Stitch: One SC and DC are placed into the same stitch. Skip the next stitch. Repeat. After the last skipped stitch of the row, place 1 SC. Detailed Tutorial: Click here for the suzette stitch tutorial.

Bobble Stitch: Yarn over and insert hook into stitch. Yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and pull through first 2 loops on hook (2 loops now on hook). Yarn over and insert hook into same stitch. Yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and pull through 2 loops on hook (3 loops now on hook). Yarn over and insert hook into same stitch. Yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and pull through 2 loops on hook (4 loops now on hook). Yarn over and insert hook into same stitch. Yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and pull through 2 loops on hook (5 loops now on hook). Yarn over and pull through all 5 loops on hook. Do not CH to close the cluster, instead place 1 SC into the next stitch.
Detailed walkthrough: Click here for bobble stitch tutorial.


Pattern:
CH 48 and begin row one in the second CH from your hook.

Row 1:
Into the first stitch and each stitch across the row, make 1 SC. CH 1 and turn.
(47 SC stitches)

Row 2:
Into the first stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch. Into the next stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch. Repeat from * to * 21 more times.
Place 1 SC into the last stitch. CH 1 and turn.
(24 SC stitches, 23 DC stitches = 47 stitches)

Row 3:
Into the first stitch, place 1 SC. Into the second stitch, place 1 BO. Into the next stitch, place 1 SC followed by 1 BO in the next stitch. Repeat from * to * 21 more times until there is one stitch left. Place 1 SC in the final stitch. CH 1 and turn.
(24 SC stitches, 23 BO stitches = 47 stitches)

Rows 4-50:
Repeat row 2

Row 51:
Repeat row 3

Row 52:
Repeat row 2

Row 53:
Repeat row 1 (don’t forget to CH 1 at the end)

Edging:
Place 1 SC into each stitch across the row. Into the last stitch, place 2 more SC to create the corner curve around to the next edge. Evenly place 1 SC around all edges working 3 SC stitches into each corner stitch space, except the last one. In the final corner, place 2 SC and SS into the top of the first SC of your edging. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Great job! Your Bobble Edge Dish Mat is complete! Perfect for your home, cottage, trailer or camping! Check out the photos my testers shared with me of their versions:

For more fun and creative designs, be sure to check out the Free Pattern section of my blog. Ad free, printer friendly versions can be found in my Etsy and Ravelry shops. I’d love to see your finished project! Give me a tag on Instagram (@sweet_bee_crochet) so I can see your version. Happy Crocheting!

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