Retro Summertime Rug

Retro Summertime Rug

How would you like to learn to crochet a bright~fun rug??  This unique Retro Summertime Rug is quick and easy to  make using Tee Shirt Yarn or Fabric Strips!!

Retro Summertime Rug

Retro Summertime Rug!!

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Approximate Size 24″ x 42″

Materials ~

Premier Yarns  Craft-Tee Recycled T-Shirt Yarn, Super Bulky,  275-300 yards.  Pictured above in Light Green Shades, Red Shades, White Shades and Light Blue Shades.

*You can also use  1 1/2″ – 2″ strips of cotton fabric.  You will need approximately 11 yards of fabric that is 44″ wide.

Q Hook

Thread and Needle

Scissors

**Tips**

Use a loose and even tension.  Sew tails down with thread and needle as you work and crochet over the top of them after tacked down.

Stitches ~

Ch ~ Chain    St ~ Stitch      Sl St ~ Slip Stitch     Sc ~ Single Crochet     Hdc ~ Half Double Crochet

Instructions~

Ch 17

Row 1:  Hdc in 3rd Ch from hook(The turning 2 chains will count as a Hdc also), Hdc in next 13 Chs, 3 Hdc in next Ch(this is the beginning chain), *Make sure your tail is tacked down*, Working along opposite side of Ch – Hdc in next 13 Chs, Hdc in same as beginning Sts, Join with Sl St to top of turning Ch(You should have 3 Sts in this same space now at both ends). = 32 Hdc,

Row 2:  Ch 2(Counts as Hdc now and throughout), Hdc in same St, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 13 Sts, 2 Hdc in next 3 Sts, Hdc in next 13 Sts, 2 Hdc in last  St, Sl St to top of Ch 2. = 38 Hdc

*Change Color.. Join with Sl St in same St you Finished the last color off with.*

Row 3:  Ch 2, Hdc in same St, Hdc in next St, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in Next St, 2 Hdc in next St, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 12 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next St, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next St, 2 Hdc in next St, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 12 Sts, 2 Hdc in last St, Join with Sl St to top of Ch 2. = 48 Hdc

Row 4:  Ch 2, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next St, 2 Hdc in next 2 Sts, Hdc in next St, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next St, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 14 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next St, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next St, 2 Hdc in next 2 Sts, Hdc in next St, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next St, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 14 Sts, 2 Hdc in last St, Join with Sl St to top of Ch 2. = 60 Hdc

Row 5:  Ch 2, *2 Hdc in next St,  Hdc in next 2 Sts,  2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 2 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 2 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 2 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St* Hdc in the next 17 Sts, Repeat * * one time, Hdc in last 16 Sts. Join with Sl St to beginning.  = 70 Hdc

*Change Color- Join in same St you finished off with the last color.

Row 6:  Ch 2, Hdc in next St, *2 Hdc in next St,  Hdc in next 3 Sts,  2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 3 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 3 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 3 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St* Hdc in the next 18 Sts, Repeat * * one time, Hdc in last 16 Sts. Join with Sl St to beginning.  = 80 Hdc

Row 7:  Ch 2, Hdc in next 2 Sts,  *2 Hdc in next St,  Hdc in next 4 Sts,  2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 4 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 4 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 4 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St* Hdc in the next 19 Sts, Repeat * * one time, Hdc in last 16 Sts. Join with Sl St to beginning.  = 90 Hdc

*Change Color – Join in same St you finished off with the last color.

Row 8:  Ch 2, Hdc in next 3 Sts, *2 Hdc in next St,  Hdc in next 5 Sts,  2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 5 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 5 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 5 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St* Hdc in the next 20 Sts, Repeat * * one time, Hdc in last 16 Sts. Join with Sl St to beginning.  = 100 Hdc

Row 9:  Ch 2, Hdc in next 4 Sts, *2 Hdc in next St,  Hdc in next 6 Sts,  2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 6 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 6 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 6 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St* Hdc in the next 21 Sts, Repeat * * one time, Hdc in last 16 Sts. Join with Sl St to beginning.  = 110 Hdc

Row 10:  Ch 2, Hdc in next 5 Sts, *2 Hdc in next St,  Hdc in next 7 Sts,  2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 7 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 7 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St, Hdc in next 7 Sts, 2 Hdc in next St* Hdc in the next 22  Sts, Repeat * * one time, Hdc in last 16 Sts. Join with Sl St to beginning.  = 120 Hdc

*Change Color –  Join in same St you finished off with the last color.

Row 11:  Ch 1, Sc in same as joining, Sc in next 6 Sts, *2 Sc in next St,  Sc in next 8 Sts,  2 Sc in next St, Sc in next 8 Sts, 2 Sc in next St, Sc in next 8 Sts, 2 Sc in next St, Sc in next 8 Sts, 2 Sc in next St* Sc in the next 23 Sts, Repeat * * one time, Sc in last 16 Sts. Join with Sl St to beginning.  = 130 Sc

Row 12:  Ch 1, Sc in same as joining, Sc in next 7 Sts, *2 Sc in next St,  Sc in next 9 Sts,  2 Sc in next St, Sc in next 9 Sts, 2 Sc in next St, Sc in next 9 Sts, 2 Sc in next St, Sc in next 9 Sts, 2 Sc in next St* Sc in the next 24 Sts, Repeat * * one time, Sc in last 16 Sts. Join with Sl St to beginning.  = 140 Sc

Finish off and secure the last tail.  Block into shape using the wet method or steam method.  Enjoy!!

 

Retro Summertime Rug with flowers

Congratulations… You  now have a fantastic Crochet Rug…

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena

Comments

  1. Love the shape of this rug!! Thank you so much for sharing the pattern!!!

  2. Do you think this pattern would work holding two strands of cotton yarn together?
    I bought a bunch of cotton yarn to make a rug for my bathroom and I love this pattern. Thanks for your help.

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