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Free Filet Crochet Persian Cat
Mat
Persian Cat Mat

Materials: Clark’s Big Ball Crochet Cotton Size 20 - 400 yds
Steel Crochet Hook Size 10
Spray Starch
Tapestry Needle

Finished Size Approximately 12” x 13”
Gauge: 4 sp or bl = 1”; 9 rows = 2 “

Note: When working pattern, 4 dc = 1 bl, 7 dc = 2 bl. Add 3 dc for each
attached bl. When following chart, work right side rows from right to left
and wrong side rows from left to right.

Starting at lower edge, ch 131.
Row 1: (right side): Dc in 8th ch from hook, * ch 2, sk next 2 ch, dc in
next ch.
Rep from * across Ch 5, turn. (42 sp)
Row 2: Sk first sp (turning ch counts as first dc and first ch-2), dc in next
dc, * ch 2, sk next sp, dc in next dc. Rep from * across to within last sp,
ch 2, sk first 2 ch of turning ch, dc in next ch. Always ch 5, turn at end of
each row throughout.
Rows 3 & 4: Rep row 2.
Row 5: (right side): Work 4 sp, 2 dc in next sp, dc in next dc, work 23 sp,
2 dc in next sp, dc in next dc, work spaces to end of row.
Row 6: Work 13 sp, 1 bl, 3 sp, 1 bl, 7sp, 1 bl, 5 sp, 1 bl, 3 sp, 2 dc in
next sp, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next sp, dc in each of next 4 dc, 2 dc in
next sp, dc in next dc, 3 sp. Starting with row 7, follow chart to end. At
end of last row do not break off or ch-5. Ch 9, turn.

Border:
Rnd 1: Sk first 3 sp, sc in dc at end of 3rd sp, * ch 9, sk next 3 sp, sc in
dc at end of 3rd sp. Rep from * all around, end ch 9, sk last 3 sp, join
with sl st at base of first ch-9. Do not turn.
Rnd 2: Work 12 sc in each ch-9 lp around (skip sc’s). Join with sl st in
first sc and break off.

Finishing:
Weave in ends. Spray starch, if desired. Pin out to size on padded
surface, with rustproof pins. Press, remove when dry.