Khoy "mahi"-pattern handwoven carpets are not just floor-coverings, but they are artistic and innovative designs of beautiful and pleasant patterns that is done by carpet artists. Khoy "mahi"-pattern carpets, in addition to variations in pattern, possess high quality, and are knit in rows of 40 or 50. A small and a large and a "toranj" margin in this piece of art, distinguishes it from other handwoven carpets in the country.
Khoy carpets, in the contemporary period, has wide variations in pattern and design. Their design is usually of geometric shapes and sometimes simple patterns from nature. Since in the beginning carpet production was not centralized in workshops, each weaver selected a unique color and pattern depending on his taste. However, in the contemporary period, with the introduction of designs and patterns by Tabriz and Kerman specialists (such as "Ostad Sheikh Safi"), and later designs by "Ostad Farshchian", "Ostad Shirfar", "Ostad Gharabaghi", "Ostad Benam", "Ostad Memari", "Ostad Jami", and "Ostad Farshbaf", have caused an essential and basic transformation in the design and patterns of Khoy carpets.