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Orange Squeeze Indoor/Outdoor Crochet Rug… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Orange Squeeze Indoor/Outdoor Crochet Rug… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Orange Squeeze Indoor/Outdoor Rug

 

Fun, easy to make and very versatile… This Orange Squeeze Indoor-Outdoor Rug is made using Bernat Maker Outdoor Yarn and the Moss Stitch.  It is fade resistant, soft and easy to work with!  You can use this rug by your favorite outdoor set, in a bathroom, kitchen or any room in your home.  This free crochet pattern can also be a companion piece to my Lazy Daze Lawn Chair Cover that is made using the same yarn in a self striping colorway!

 

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I want to thank my friends at Yarnspirations and JOANN Fabrics and Crafts for sending a lovely box of their new outdoor yarn to try – Bernat Maker Outdoor!

Let’s get started!

Materials:

Yarn ~ 2 – Bernat Maker Outdoor Yarn in Oranges (249 yds ea) 475 Yards total

Hook ~ N

Stitches: 

St ~ Stitch

Sk ~ Skip

Ch ~ Chain

Sc ~ Single Crochet

Dc ~ Double Crochet

Size:

22″ x 36″

Instructions:

Ch 62

Row 1:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. = 61 sc

Row 2:  Ch 1, turn, *sc in 1st st, ch 1, sk st, sc in next st*, repeat *to* across. = 31 sc & 30 ch 1

Row 3:  Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st 2 sts, *ch 1, sk st, sc in next st*, repeat across, sc in last st. = 32 sc & 29 ch 1

Rows 4- 14: Repeat rows 2 & 3, then row 2 once more.

Row 15:  Ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), turn, *dc in next st, ch 1, sk st*, repeat *to* across, dc in last 2 sts. = 32 dc & 29 ch 1.

Rows 16 – 80: Repeat rows 2 & 3, then row 2 once more.

Row 81: Repeat row 15

Rows 82 – 94: Repeat rows 2 & 3

Row 95: Ch 1, sc in each st across. = 61 sc

That’s it, You now have a Orange Squeeze Indoor/Outdoor Rug!

You can make this rug wider by adding increments of 2 chains at a time and to make it longer, you can add more rows of  2 & 3 in the center.

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Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


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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

A Crochet-A-Long… You decide the project!!!!

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Happy November!  I have been tossing around the idea of having a Crochet-A-Long starting in January 2014…  Since I am like all of you yarnies… I can’t decide what it will be… I always have tons of work in progress projects!  So what better than leave it up to Viewer Choice!!!!  You all were so supportive during the voting for the final Amazing Grace Pattern poll… I thought…hmmmm… Lets do another poll!!!!

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crochet a long

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So here are my thoughts… Start crocheting in January…I will make a fabulous design for us…  You choose what it will be!!!!  The winning vote will determine not only the project… but also the length of time!  A blanket may take a couple of months… A hat maybe a week…  Let’s have some FUN!!!!.

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Voting closes December 15th, 2013

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