Fall Col­ors Rug

Crochet World - - Crochet World - De­sign by Tara Cousins

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

24 inches wide x 42 inches long

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Caron One Pound medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (16 oz/ 812 yds/454g per skein): 2 skeins #0589 cream 1 skein each #0581 espresso, #0549 sun­flower, #0614 pump­kin and #0620 grass green • Size M/13/9mm cro­chet hook • Tapestry nee­dle

GAUGE

With 3 strands: 4 dc = 2 inches; 2 rows = 2 inches Gauge is not im­por­tant for this project.

PAT­TERN NOTES

Hold 2 strands of cream and 1 strand of in­di­cated color to­gether through­out. Work loosely. It will be dif­fi­cult to work into stitches if they are too tight. Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Chain-2 at be­gin­ning of row does not count as a stitch un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCH

Dou­ble cro­chet de­crease over 3 stitches (dc2­tog

over-3): *Yo, in­sert hook in next st, yo, pull up a lp, draw through 2 lps on hook*, sk next st, rep be­tween * once, yo, draw through all 3 lps on hook.

RUG

With 2 strands of cream and 1 strand of pump­kin held tog, loosely ch 53. Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook (beg sk chs count as first dc), *dc in next 3 chs, dc2­tog-over-3 (see Spe­cial Stitch), dc in next 3 chs, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch. Rep from * across, end­ing with 2 dc in last ch (in­stead of dc, ch 1, dc). Turn. (35 dc, 4 ch-1 sps) Row 2: Ch 2 (see Pat­tern

Notes), 2 dc in first dc, *dc in each of the next 3 dc, dc2­to­gover-3, sk dc2­tog-over-3 of pre­vi­ous row, dc in next 3 dc, (dc, ch 1, dc) in ch-1 sp. Rep from * across, end­ing with 2 dc in last st (in­stead of dc, ch 1, dc). Turn.

Rows 3 & 4: Rep row 2. At the end of row 4, drop pump­kin strand and pick up a strand of espresso. You will now have 2 cream and 1 espresso. Row 5: Work­ing in back lps

(see Stitch Guide) across, ch 2, 2 dc in first dc, *dc in each of the next 3 dc, dc2­tog-over-3, sk dc2­tog-over-3 of pre­vi­ous row, dc in next 3 dc, (dc, ch 1, dc) in back lp of ch-1. Rep from * across, end­ing with 2 dc in last st (in­stead of dc, ch 1, dc). Turn.

Rows 6–8: Rep row 2, work­ing in both lps. At the end of row 8, drop espresso strand and pick up a strand of grass green. You will now have 2 strands cream and 1 grass green. Row 9: Rep row 5.

Rows 10–12: Rep row 2, work­ing in both lps. At the end of row 12, drop grass green strand and pick up a strand of sun­flower. You will now have 2 strands cream and 1 sun­flower. Row 13: Rep row 5.

Rows 14–16: Rep row 2, work­ing in both lps. At the end of row 16, drop sun­flower strand and pick up a strand of pump­kin. You will now have 2 strands cream and 1 pump­kin. Rows 17–36: Con­tinue in pat­tern, chang­ing col­ors ac­cord­ing to the fol­low­ing color or­der: Rows 17–20: Pump­kin Rows 21–24: Sun­flower Rows 25–28: Grass Green Rows 29–32: Espresso Rows 33–36: Pump­kin At the end of row 36, fas­ten off all 3 strands. CW

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.