Thursday, October 08, 2009

Circles and Squares Crochet Rug

Circles and Squares Rug
Circles and Squares Rug is copyrighted 2009 by Jocelyn Sass and Cute Crochet

You may print it for your personal use, but you may not copy, distribute it, or sell it.

Materials: Wool-Ease Thick & Quick by Lion Brand Yarn, 4 skeins (24 oz.)
#099 Fisherman; Pooch by Patons, 2 skeins #65008 Fleece; OR substitute Red Heart® Pomp-a-Doodle™ for the Pooch.
P (10mm) hook;
straight pins, tapestry and sewing needles; matching quilting thread;

Size: Rug measures 25 inches Wide X 38-1/2 inches Long

Gauge: P (10mm) = 2 pattern repeats (sc, dc) = 2 inches; 2 rows = 2 inches
Circle measures approximately 4 inches across
Square measures approximately 3-1/2 inches X 3-1/2 inches

Row 1: (wrong side) With Fisherman Thick and Quick, ch 45; sc in 2nd ch from hook, dc in next ch, (sc in next ch, dc in next ch) across,
ch 1, turn. (22 sc, 22 dc).
Rows 2-60: Sc in first dc, dc in next sc, (sc in next dc, dc in next sc) across,
ch 1, turn. (22 sc, 22 dc).
At the end of Row 60, do not ch 1. Fasten off.

With wrong side facing, join Pooch with a sc in any corner stitch. Make 2 more sc in same corner. Working around outer edge of Rug in ends of rows and in each sc, sc around outer edge of Rug, making 3 sc in ea of four corners. Join with a sl st to first sc.

CIRCLES (Make 5)
Note: Do not join rnds unless indicated. Mark first st of ea rnd.
Rnd 1: With Pooch, ch 2; 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (6).
Rnd 2: Working in Back Loops only, 2 sc in ea sc around. (12).
Rnd 3: Working in Back Loops only, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (18).
At end of Rnd 3, join with a sl st to first sc.
Fasten off.
SQUARES (Make 5)
Row 1: With Pooch, ch 6; sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in ea ch across,
ch 1, turn. (5).
Rows 2-5: Sc in ea sc across, ch 1, turn. (5).
At end of Row 5, fasten off.
Randomly place circles and squares on RUG as shown in photo. Pin in place. Using quilting thread and sewing needle, sew circles and squares in place.
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1 comment :

Anonymous said...

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