Vintage Crochet Rugs – A Mosaic Rectangle

24 x 36 Inches

Materials: COTTON RUG YARN, 13 balls of Green and 11 balls of White . . . Rug Hook, Size G.
(before you begin, see note about materials)





Starting at narrow end with Green, make a chain 30 inches long (3 ch sts to 1 inch).

1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across until there are 61 sc on row. Cut off remaining chain. Drop Green. Attach White.
2nd row: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.
3rd row: Sc in each sc across. Drop White.
4th row: Pick up Green, sc in next 5 sc, * insert hook at base of next st 3 rows down and draw loop through to height of row in work, (yarn over hook, insert hook in same place and draw loop through to same height as last loop) 3 times; yarn over and draw through all loops on hook (group st made), skip the sc under group st, sc in next 9 sc. Repeat from * across, ending with sc in last 5 sc. Ch 1, turn.
5th row: Sc in each st across (61 sts). Drop Green.
6th row: Pick up White, sc in next 4 sc, * make a group st over next st 3 rows down, skip the sc under group st, sc in next sc, make a group st over next st 3 rows down, skip the sc under group st, sc in next 7 sc. Repeat from * across, ending with 4 sc. Ch 1, turn.
7th row: Sc in each st across. Drop White.
8th row: Pick up Green, sc in next 3 sc, * make a group st over next st 3 rows down, skip the sc under group st, (sc in next sc, group st over next st 3 rows down, skip the sc under group st) twice; sc in next 5 sc. Repeat from * across, ending with 3 sc. Ch 1, turn.
9th row: Sc in each st across. Drop Green.





NOTE: Work 2 rows of each color through-out.

10th row: Sc in next 2 sc, * group st over next sc 3 rows down, skip the sc under the group st, (sc in next sc, group st over next sc 3 rows down, skip the sc under the group st) 3 times; sc in next 3 sc. Repeat from * across, ending with 2 sc. Ch 1, turn.
11th and all odd rows: Sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn.
12th row: * Sc in next sc, group st over next sc 3 rows down, skip the sc under the group st. Repeat from * across, ending with an sc. Ch 1, turn.
14th row: * Make a group st over next sc 3 rows down, skip the sc under the group st, sc in next sc. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn.
16th to 24th rows incl. Repeat back 12th to 4th rows incl.
Repeat 5th to 24th rows incl until piece measures 36 inches, ending to correspond with beginning. Break off.

FRINGE . . . Cut 10 strands of Green, each 10 inches long. Double these strands to form a loop. Draw this loop through first sc on one short side, draw loose ends through and pull up tightly. Make a fringe in every 3rd sc on each short side.





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