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Spa Step Mat
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 90654AD You'll love stepping onto this cozy bathmat! For the hot water bottle cozy click here.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 18 x 24 in. (45.5 x 61 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

830-099 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Almond

Cream


Quantity needed: 6 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 46.14

Large-Eyed Blunt Needles
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle size 10 (6 mm), 36 in. (91.5 cm) long Puffy fabric paint
GAUGE:
12 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in pattern st, with 2 strands of yarn held tog. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
Make 1 Loop
1.

Knit next st without removing it from left needle.


2.

Bring the yarn from the back, between the needles, to the front and wrap it around your thumb.

Take the yarn to the back again, between the needles.

You should now have a loop of yarn wrapped around your thumb.


3.

Knit into the same st as in step #1 and remove it from the left needle.

You have 2 new sts on your right needle, both created from the original st worked in step #1.


4.

With tip of left needle, lift the 2nd st on the right needle over the first st and off the needle.

Note: You have not decreased in this step, so your st count will remain the same.

NOTES:
NOTES
1.

Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts.

Work back and forth on circular needle as if working on straight needles.


2.

Mat is worked with 2 strands of yarn held tog throughout.


INSTRUCTIONS



MAT
With 2 strands of yarn held tog, cast on 73 sts.


Row 1: Knit.


Row 2: K1, *make 1 loop, k1; rep from * across.


Row 3: Knit.


Row 4: K2, *make 1 loop, k1; rep from * across to last st, k1.


Rep Rows 1-4 until piece measures about 17 1/2 in.

(44.5 cm) from beginning.


Knit one row.


Bind off.



FINISHING
Apply puffy fabric paint to wrong side of Mat, in lines or large dots, to help prevent Mat from slipping.


Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
k = knit
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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