Round Rainbow Rug, a free crochet pattern

Filed under: Crochet,Freebie — February 26, 2014 @ 12:46 pm

Round Rug, free crochet pattern by Sylvie Damey http://chezplum.com

This super bulky yarn was sitting in my stash for nearly 20 years. I first tried making a hat. But it was so thick it looked like a helmet.. which wasn’t the look I was looking for.

I crocheted a rug instead. Maybe you have a large stash too… so here’s a free pattern to crochet a colorful rug:

Materials:
Super bulky yarn in 3 colors. Choose wool yarn as you’ll need to be able to block it flat. I used red, blue and green.
10 mm (N/P) crochet hook

Finished size: mine measures approx 58 cm (22 3/4 in). Size may vary depending on weight of yarn used.

Round Rug, free crochet pattern by Sylvie Damey, http://chezplum.com

INSTRUCTIONS:

Rug is worked in the round. I’m using US crochet terms.

With color A (red), ch3, sl st to 1st ch to close round.
R1: ch3, 11 dc in round. Close with a slip st to top of initial ch3. (= 12 sts)
R2: ch3 and work 1 dc in same st, work 2 dc in next st and in each foll st. Close with a slip st to top of initial ch3. (24 sts)
R3: ch3, *work 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st *, rep from * to * around, end with 2 dc in last st. Close with a slip st to top of initial ch3. (36 sts)
R4: ch3, *work 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in each of next 2 sts *, rep from * to * around, end with 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in last st . Close with a slip st to top of initial ch3. (48 sts)

Join color B (blue), but do not break first color. I let the unused color run in the back of the rug until next time I use it.

R5: with color B, ch1 and work 1 sc in same st, work 1 sc in each st around. Close with a sl st to first sc. (48 sts)

Join color C (green), but do not break color B.

R6: with color C, ch3, *ch2, skip 2 sts and work 1 dc in next st *, repeat from * to * around, end with ch2, skip 2 sts, join with sl st to top of initial ch3. (24 dc and 24 ch-2 spaces)
R7: ch3, * work 2 dc in next ch-space, work 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from * to * around, end with 2 dc in last ch-space and join to top of initial ch3. (72 sts)
R8: ch3, * 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in each of next 5 sts*, rep from * to * around, end with 2 dc in last st, join to top of initial ch3. (I stopped counting sts at this stage..)
R9: ch3, * 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in each of next 6 sts*, rep from * to * around, end with 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in last st, join to top of initial ch3.
R10: ch3, * 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in each of next 7 sts*, rep from * to * around, end with 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in each of last 2 sts, join to top of initial ch3.

Change back to color B (blue).

R11: With color B ch3, *ch2, skip 2 sts and work 1 dc in next st *, repeat from * to * around, join with sl st to top of initial ch3.
R12: ch1 and work 1 sc in same st, *work 1 sc in ch-2 space, work 1 sc in top of next dc *, repeat from * to * around, join with sl st to first sc.

Break color B.

Now we’re going to work one last edging round with the remaining 2 colors, carrying one yarn along (you work over this carried-along yarn) while crocheting with the other color.
This last round will be worked all in the BACK LOOP to add a little relief.

R13: using both colors A and C, work as foll – * with A sc in the back loop of the next 2 sts (work over color C to carry it along), with C sc in the back loop of the next 2 sts (work over color A to carry it along) and make a picot: ch3 and sc in the same st to close picot; with A sc in back loop of next 2 sts as established, with C sc in back loop of next 2 sts *, rep from * to * around.

Fasten off and break yarn. Weave in ends.

Round rug, free crochet pattern by Sylvie Damey http://chezplum.com Round Rug, free crochet pattern by Sylvie Damey, http://chezplum.com

Wet block to lay flat. And enjoy ! .. or let the cat play on the new rug :-)

1 Comment »

  1. Sue Rickards:

    Hi,
    I love the look of this rug. I haven’t crocheted since I was a girl and I’m approaching 60, so if not now, when…..
    Would I be able to make it twice as big, or even more? what would I need to know…..I’m off to use the questions page to find out :-) Wish me luck. Thank you for your generosity in sharing this.

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