Give your oor a thoroughly modern makeover with this ombre-style rug by Esme Crick.
Turning circles into hexies – who’d have thought? This soft, sturdy beauty is made up of chunky cotton circle motifs in complementary shades, individually hooked, then sewn together. Esme Crick’s simple rug will look great in the lounge or even as a bath mat.
The Rug is made up of 61 Motifs which are sewn together at the end.
CIRCLE MOTIF (MAKE 61)
Make 24 Motifs in Pine, 18 Motifs in Lagoon, 12 Motifs in Spring and 7 Motifs in Gris.
Ch8, ss into first ch to make a loop. Round 1 (RS) Ch1, 12dc into the loop, ss into first dc to join. [12 sts]
Round 2 Ch3 (counts as tr), tr in same st as join, 2tr in each st around, ss top of into beg ch-3 to join. [24 sts]
Fasten off and weave in the ends on the WS.
You may find it easier to use a crochet hook when weaving in the ends. Repeat Rounds 1-2 to make another 60 Motifs.
TO MAKE UP
Use stranded cotton to sew the Circle Motifs together, using the image as a guide.
The chunky Hoooked yarn and 10mm hook means these motifs hook up in no time.