Free Crochet Pattern for a Rug
Make a Loveley Oval Rug
This oval rug is sure to complement any home decor! The instructions for this rug specify grey and white, but it can be crocheted in any two colors.
Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this vintage crochet pattern to make this crocheted rug. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this easy crochet pattern for a crocheted rug.
Free Crochet Rug Pattern:
Crochet an Oval Rug!
AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "AUNT LYDIA'S" HEAVY RUG YARN, Article 235
9 Skeins Gray
2 Skeins White (or colors desired).
Aluminum Crochet Hook Size H
Rug measures 23 inches x 37 inches without fringe.
With Gray, ch 40, 3 s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each of the next 37 sts of ch, 3 s c in last st, working on other side of ch, 1 s c in each of the next 37 sts, do not join this or the following rounds, place a marker at beginning of each round.
2nd Round. Work 1 s c in each s c on sides and 2 s c in each of the 3 center s c at each end.
3rd and 4th Rounds. Work 1 s c in each s c on sides and 2 s c in each of the 6 s c at each end (110 s c).
5th Round. Start to carry yarn in back of work, * with Gray 1 s c in each of the next 5 s c, with White 1 s c in each of the next 5 s c, carry the Gray yarn under the White sts and the White yarn under the Gray sts, repeat from * all around, drop White. When changing colors always complete last half of st with next color. Yarn is carried underneath in pattern rounds only. 6th Round. With Gray 1 s c in each s c on sides, increasing in every other s c of the 12 sts at each end.
7th Round (Pattern Round). 1 s c in each s c working 5 White s c in center 5 sts between the White groups of previous pattern round.
8th Round. With Gray 1 s c in each s c on sides and increasing in every 3rd st of the 21 sts at each end (7 increases at each end).
9th Round. Same as 7th round, cut White.
Next 6 Rounds. With Gray 1 s c in each s c on sides and increasing a sufficient number of times on each end to keep work flat and having a number of s c divisible by 10 on last round.
16th Round. Work in same manner as 5th round but reverse the order of colors.
17th Round. With Gray work 1 s c in each s c on sides and increasing a sufficient number of times at each end to keep work flat.
18th Round. Same as 7th round.
19th Round. Same as 17th round.
20th Round. Same as 18th round.
Next 6 Rounds. Same as 17th round but having a number of s c divisible by 10 in last round.
Repeat the last 11 rounds once, then work 2 more rounds in Gray, sl st in each of the next 3 s c to even round, cut yarn.
Wind yarn over a 4-inch cardboard, cut one end. Using 1 strand, double in half, loop through s c, draw ends through loop tightly. Repeat in each s c having 2 strands Gray, 1 strand White all around.
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