Island Sun Mat by Liz Barraclough

Island Sun Mat

Crochet
March 2022
both are used in this pattern
Sport (12 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
2.5 mm
2364 yards (2162 m)
UK
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ISLAND SUN MAT
Crocheted in a Jute and Cotton blend, this mat is decorated in retro colour choices and features a woven twill binding. Inspired by the even stitches of Sashiko embroidery, it brings back memories of family days out at the beach and the comforting feel of soft, well-worn fabrics. A practical carry strap adds an extra dimension.

MATERIALS
Scheepjes MIGHTY (32% Jute, 68% Cotton; 50g/80m)
Yarn A: 751 Stone x 20 balls
Scheepjes Catona (100% Mercerised Cotton; 50g/125m)
Yarn E: 173 Bluebell x 2 balls
Scheepjes Catona (100% Mercerised Cotton; 25g/62.5m)
Yarn B: 192 Scarlet x 1 ball
Yarn C: 411 Sweet Orange x 1 ball
Yarn D: 511 Cornflower x 1 ball
Yarn F: 385 Crystalline x 1 ball
Yarn G: 383 Ginger Gold x 1 ball
2.5mm, 4mm and 4.5mm crochet hooks
30mm cotton twill tape x 5m, item no. 605032-645
2 x ø 5cm wooden rings, item no. 96314
Tapestry needle (and bodkin, optional)
Binding clips
Sewing machine + denim machine needle

MEASUREMENTS
Mat 178 x 58cm (70 x 22¾in)
Strap 150 x 3.5cm (59 x 1½in)

SKILL LEVEL
This is a beginners level pattern.

This pattern is published in YARN 13 Wadden, a Bookazine by Scheepjes. Earlier editions of YARN can be found here.