33 Inches in Diameter Without Fringe
Materials Required: AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY
"AUNT LYDIA'S" HEAVY RUG YARN, Article 235
6 skeins Black.
3 skeins each Lt. Yellow, Red and Turquoise.
2 skeins each Lilac, Dk. Rose and Bronze Gold.
4 skeins Dk. Green.
Aluminum crochet hook Size J.
Rug is worked in s c using a double strand of yarn throughout.
With Dk. Green ch 3, 8 s c in 3rd st from hook, join in 1st s c.
2nd and 3rd Rounds. Ch 1, 2 s c in each s c, join each round (32 s c).
4th Round. Ch 1, 1 s c in each s c, cut Green.
Always start next round in a different place so no joining shows on rug. Cut yarn after joining each round.
5th Round. With Black increase in every other st.
6th Round. With Lt. Yellow work even.
7th Round. With Black increase in every 6th st.
8th Round. With Dk. Green increase in every 7th st.
9th Round. With Red increase in every 4th st.
10th Round. With Lilac work even.
11th Round. With Red increase in every 4th st.
Next 5 Rounds. Work even working 1 round Black, 1 round Turquoise, 1 round Black, 1 round Turquoise, 1 round Lt. Yellow.
17th Round. With Dk. Rose increase in every 10th st.
18th Round. With Black increase in every 10th st.
19th Round. With Bronze Gold work even.
20th Round. With Dk. Green increase in every 6th st, then work 1 round even.
Work 1 round in same manner of each of the following colors increasing as necessary to keep work flat, Black, Lt. Yellow, Black, Dk. Green, Red, Lilac, Red, Black, Turquoise, Black, Turquoise, Lt. Yellow, Dk. Rose, Black, Bronze Gold, Dk. Green.
FRINGE: Wind all colors over a 5 inch cardboard, cut one end. Using 3 strands for each fringe, double in half and knot through each s c around entire rug arranging colors as desired.