Plush Bath Mat
The Plush Bath Mat is a quick and easy way to spruce up your powder room. This simple knit rug pattern features an easy-to-memorize stitch pattern perfect for TV-knitting. Have fun experimenting with different colors for a mat that will match your own bathroom. You'll love the way the Plush Bath Mat feels between your toes as you dry off after a shower. Knit one as a house warming present for a friend or keep it for yourself.
Knitting Needle Size10.5 or 6.5 mm, Circular Knitting Needles
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- Premier Yarns® Big Ball (100% acrylic; 340 g/814 yds)
- 31-303 Little Boy Camo (MC) – 2 balls
- Premier Yarns® Reggae (72% acrylic, 18% wool, 10% polyester; 100g/13 yds)
- 03 Hip Hop (CC) – 5 skeins
- Needles: US Size 10½ (6.5 mm) 32” circular needle (or longer) or size needed to obtain gauge
- Notions: Tapestry needle
12 sts x 24 rows = 4” in Garter st using MC held double
Save time, check your gauge.
MC is held double throughout rug.
Cut CC at the end of each CC row.
Row 1 (RS): With MC, knit.
Row 2 (WS): With CC, knit. Cut CC. Slide sts to other end of ndl.
Rows 3-9: With MC knit.
Rep Rows 1-8 for pattern.
With MC, cast on 60 sts.
Knit 2 rows.
Next row: Work Row 1 of Stripe Sequence. Cont in Stripe Sequence until Rug measures 30” from cast-on edge, ending with Row 5 of pattern. Bind off all sts.
Secure ends of Reggae to back of Rug. Weave in remaining ends.
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