Coral Playmat

Coral Playmat

Coral Playmat

  1. Materials and Resources

Below is a list of everything you will need to make this playmat

  • 2 strands of DK wool held together for mat (suggested colours, blue, green, red, white, yellow, purple)
  • 5mm hook
  • small amounts of stuffing
  • needs to sew in ends
  • The animals are not my patterns – I will add links for the patterns I have used that are not my own.

2.  Stitch List

Below is a list of all the stitches (and their abbreviations) featured in this series of patterns.  All terms used are American.

  • sc – single crochet
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • ch – chain
  • sc inc – single crochet increase
  • sc dec – single crochet decreasecrab stitch – reverse single crochet
  • trc – treble crochet
  • HDC – half double crochet
  • DC – double crochet
  • Sc inc – single crochet increase
  • Sc dec – single crochet decrease
  • Ch – chain
  • b/l – back loops
  • f/l – front loops
  1. Notes
  • Coral

For the coral I made various different size and colour ruffle stitch samples and then I randomly folded them up and sewed them in the centre to make to coral patch.   Be as creative using different colour combinations I used 2 strands in different colours per piece of coral

  • .Flat shells / star fish

I used the individual shells and star fish in this pattern

  • Animals

The following animals are not my own patterns – please click on them to find the links to the patterns I used.

 Pattern – Beginning with a blue colour mix

Row Instruction Stitches
1 6 sc in a magic circle 6
2 2 sc in each sc 12
3 (sc inc, 2 sc) x 6 18
4 (sc inc, 3 sc) x6 24
5 (sc inc, 4sc) x6 30
6 (sc inc, 5sc) 36
7 (sc inc, 6sc) x6 42
8 (sc inc, 7sc) x6 48
9 (sc inc, 8sc) x6 54
10 (sc inc, 9sc) x6 60
11 (sc inc, 10sc) x6 66
12 (sc inc, 11sc) x6 72
13 (sc inc, 12sc) x6 78
14 (sc inc, 13sc) x6 84
15 (sc inc, 14sc) x6 90
16 (sc inc, 15sc) x6 96
17 (sc inc, 16sc) x6 102
18 (sc inc, 17sc) x6 108
19 (sc inc, 18sc) x6 114
20 (sc inc, 19sc) x6 120
21 (sc inc, 20sc) x6 126
22 (sc inc, 21sc) x6 132
23 (sc inc, 22sc) x6 138
24 (sc inc, 23sc) x6 144
25 (sc inc, 24sc) x6 150
26 (sc inc, 25sc) x 156
27 (sc inc, 26sc) 162
28 (sc inc, 27sc) x6 168
29 (sc inc, 28sc) x6 174
30 (sc inc, 29sc) x6 180
31 (sc inc, 30sc) x6  – switch colours if you would like a different colour border here 186
32 31sc, sc inc, 11sc, ch10, sk10, sc11, sc inc, (31sc, sc inc) x2, 11sc, ch10, sk 10, 11sc, sc inc, 31sc, sc inc 192
33 (32 sc, sc inc) around with 10sc going into the ch10 gaps 198
34 (33 sc, sc inc) x 6 204
35 crab stitch around 204
Sl st, cast off and sew in ends

Clam Shell (make 4 – 2 in outer colour and 2 in inner colour)

Row Instruction Stitches
1 6 sc in magic circle 6
2 sc inc x 6 12
3 (sc inc, sc) x6 18
4 (sc inc, 2 sc) x 6 24
5 then take one inner and one outer shell piece and hold them together, sc them together around the edge and lightly stuff as you go

 

attach both shell pieces together sewing about 1/3 of the outsides then sew to the playmat

 Pearl

Row Instruction Stitches
1 6 sc in a magic circle 6
2 2 sc in each sc 12
3 sc around stuff at this point lightly 12
4 sc dec x6 (6) 6
(sew shut and attach pearl to clam

 

 

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