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Crocheted Textured Rug **NB
Donated by Louise Robinson 4/96

  • Rug Size: approximately 26" x 42"

    MATERIALS
    4 ply Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn (Lily Sugar n Cream, or equivalent) 16 skeins. OR
    Rug Yarn, (Aunt Lydias or equivalent) 43 skeins. Alumninun Crochet Hook Size H (6mm)


    DIRECTIONS

  • Foundation Row: Ch 61, 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each of the next 58 ch, 3 sc in next (end) ch. On other side of chain, 1 sc in each of the next 59 ch, sl st in first sc. Hereafter pick up only the back lp of each st unless other- wise specified.

  • Row 2: Ch 1. turn, 2 sc in back lp of sl st, * 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of the next 58 sc. 2 sc in next sc, * 3 sc in next st. Repeat from * to *, 1 sc in next st, el at in first sc. Mark side toward you of Row 2 as right side of rug.

  • Row 3: Ch 1. turn, 2 sc in sl sts * 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sts 1 sc in each of the next 60 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next st *, 3 sc in next at. Repeat from * to *. 1 sc in next st, sl st in first sc.

  • Row 4: Ch 1. turn, 2 sc in sl st, * (1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next st) twice, 1 sc in each of the next 60 sc, (2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next st) twice, *. 3 sc in next sc, Repeat from * to *. 1 sc in next st, sl st at in first sc.

  • Row 5: Ch 1. turn, sc in sl st, 1 sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc *, 1 sc in each of next 62 sc, 2 sc in next sc *, (1 sc in each of next 5 set 2 sc in next sc) twice. Repeat from * to *. 1 se in each of next 6 sts, sl st in first sc.

  • Row 6: Ch 1. turn, sc in sl sts 1 sc in next sc, ** 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc, bar (to make bar: ch 16, sk last ch, 1 sc in each of the 15 chs), 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next st. Make another bar. (1 sc in each of next 19 sc, bar) 3 times, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, 2sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, bar, 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next st, **, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Repeat from ** to **. Sl St in first sc, fasten off.

  • Row 7: Join yarn to end of next (first) bar. Turn, 2 sc in end st, * 1 sc in each of next 13 sts, sk 2 sts in angle (one on bar and one on center of rug), 1 sc in each of next 7 sc, sk 2 sts in angle, 1 sc in both lps of next 13 sc, 3 sc in next sc, 3 sc in first st on other side of bar *. Repeat from * to * once. ** 1 sc in each of next 13 sc, sk 2 sts in angles 1 sc in each of next 17 sc, sk 2 sts in angle, 1 sc in both lps of next 13 sc, 3 sc in next sc, 3 sc in first st on other side of bar.** Repeat from ** to ** twice. Repeat from * to * 3 times. Repeat from ** to ** 3 times and from * to * once, except make only 1 sc in same corner at with first 2 sc, sl at in first sc.

  • Row 8: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in sl st, * 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 3 sc in next (corner) sc, 1 sc in each of next 13 sc, sk 2 sc in angle, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc (an increase), 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, sk 2 sc in angle, 1 sc in next 13 sc, 3 sc in next (corner) sc, ** sc in each of next 2 sc, 3 sc in next (corner) sc, 1 sc in next 13 sc, sk 2 sc in angles 1 sc in each of next 15 sc, sk 2 sc in angle, 1 sc in each of next 13 sc, 3 sc in next (corner) sc *. Repeat from ** to * twice, from * to ** 3 times,, from ** to * 3 times and from * to ** twice, ending with only 1 sc in same st with first 2 sc, sl st in first sc.

  • Row 9: Ch 1, turn,, 2 sc in sl st, * 1 sc in each of next 13 sc, sk 2 sc in angle, 1 sc in next sc, (2 sc in next sc) twice (2 increases made), 1 sc in next sc, sk 2 sc in angle, 1 sc in each of next 13 sc, 3 sc in next (corner) sc, make one increase across end of bar, 3 sc in corner sc (5 sc between corner sts) *. Repeat from * to * once. ** 1 sc in each of next 13 sc, sk 2 sc in angle, 1 sc in each remaining sc across to second sc from angle (2 less than last row or 13 sc), sk 2 sc in angle, 1 sc in each of next 13 sc, 3 sc in next (corner) sc, 1 sc in each sc across end of bar, 3 sc in corner sc (2 more than last row or 4 sc) **. Repeat from ** to ** once. then repeat again except make one increase across end of last bar. Repeat from * to * 3 times, from ** to ** 3 times making one increase across end of third bar, repeat from * to * once ending with 1 sc in first corners 91 at in first sc.

  • Row 10: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in sl at and work around in pattern, making one increase across ends of the 4 bars at both ends of rug * and one increase between these same end bars, End with 1 sc in first corner, sl st in first SC*

  • Row 11: Repeat last row to *. Make no increases between and bars. End as in last row.

  • Row 12: Repeat last row (only 1 sc left between 4 bars at ends of rug, 7 sc between bars on long sides). End as in last row.

  • Row 13: Repeat Row 10 to *. Between the 4 bars at each ends sk 1 sc in bar angle; 1 sc in sc at bottom of slit, sk 1 sc in bar angle, 1 sc in each of next 13 sc up bar. On long sides, there should be 5 sc between bars.

  • Row 14: Repeat Row 10 to *. Sk 3 sc in bottom of slits between the 4 bars at ends of rug. On sides of rug make 3 sc at bottom of the 3 slits between bars.

  • Row 15: Ch 19 turn, 2 sc in sl sts, * 1 sc in each of next 12 sc, sl st in next sc, sk 2 sc in angle, sl st in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 12 sc, 3 sc in corner, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 16 set 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 3 sc in corner. Repeat from * around the 4 bars on each end. On long sides, make 13 sc as usual on each side of bars with only 1 sc at bottom of the 3 slits between bars.

  • Row 16: Ch 1. turn, 2 sc in sl st, * 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next at, 1 sc in each of next 22 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next st, 3 sc in corner set 1 sc in each of next 10 sc, sl at in next 2 sc, sk 4 sts in bottom of slit, sl st in next 2 sc, 1 sc in each of next 10 sc, 3 sc in corner sc. Repeat from * around the 4 bars on each end. On long sides, make 13 sc as usual on each side of bars and sk 3 sc at the bottom of the 3 slits between bars. BORDER: Ch 1. turn, 1 sc in sl sts (1 sc in center sc at corner of next bar, 1 sc in each of next 31 sc across bar) twice, (22 sc across next bar) twice, (32 sc across next bar) 4 times, (22 sc across next bar) twice, 32 sc across next bar, 31 sc across next bars,sl st in first sc, Working on the back of rug sew the 2 sides of each slit together going through both lps of each sc.

  • Row 2: Ch 1. turn, sc in sl st, 1 sc in each sc around, making 4 increases around each and. Sl st in first sc.

  • Row 3: Ch 1. turn, sc in sl st, 1 sc in each sc around, sl st in first sc. Repeat Rows 2 and 3 once.

  • Row 6: Ch 1. turn, sc in sl st, 1 sc in each sc around with 8 increases around each end, sl st in first sc. Repeat row 3.

  • Row 8: Make 9 increases around each and, Repeat Rows 3, 6, 3, 2 and 3.

  • Row-14: Make 6 increases around each end. Repeat Row 3 twice. Without turning, make 2 rows of sc in back lps only.

  • Row 19: Sl st in each sc around, drawing tight for a firm edge. Fasten off. Stretch and pin rug right-side-down in true shape on a large, padded board or table, Steam and press dry through a cloth.

    FLUFF FRINGE: Wind 2 strands of self yarn 10 times around a 1/2" cardboard. Cut at one edge (20 strands each 1" long). Using a long strand of self yarn, thread a large needle, With right side of rug up, run needle and yarn down through edge of rug, then up again at same place and down again to form a loop on right side; then slip the 20 strands under the loop and bring needle and yarn up to right side again. Draw yarn tightly and tie with a double knot at center of tuft. Cut ends even with tuft. Repeat in every 4th st around edge of rug. Rub fringe between hands to fluff.

  • This pattern was donated to Crochet Partners by Louise Robinson 4/96.

    **NB: This pattern was originally published in the Woman's Home Companion leaflet. No pub date, but pattern picture, texture, and style is similar to those published in the 1940s and 50s.

  • Whenever possible, Crochet Partners has made a good faith effort to determine whether patterns bearing copyright dates of 1973 or earlier have been renewed before posting. If displayed on the original document, the name of the original copyright holder and the date of publication is included in the posting.

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