Hand stitching the outer passes of the Seven Seas Mat. Seven Seas Ocean Plait Rope Mat Seven Seas Ocean Plait Rope Mat Natural rope knot mat, ideal for rustic or coastal homes. 22" x 13". £49.95 Quantity: at £49.95 each Add To Basket We call this mat our Seven Seas Mat, as it has seven passes around with one long length of natural rope. This particular knot has been used by sailors for centuries, they used to create mats from old rope,but this fine doormat is made from new high quality four strand jute rope. Approximate Dimensions 560 mm (22 inches) x 330 mm (13 inches) The ends are whipped, and the outer bights are invisibly sewn with twine which helps keep the mat 'shipshape'. Jute rope is a plant based fibre.It is resistant to sunlight, but it does not like to be kept damp. Jute tightens or relaxes depending on the temperature and humidity.