Vintage Crochet Rugs – A Shaggy Rug

A Rug to accommodate any room, made in 12-inch squares

Materials: COTTON RUG YARN, 4 balls of Dusty Pink will make 1 square . . . Rug Hook, Size G.
(before you begin, see note about materials)

SQUARE … Ch 39 to measure 12 1/2 inches.
1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn.
2nd row: Sc in back loop of each sc across. Ch 1, turn.
3rd row: Sc in front loop of each sc across. Ch 1, turn.
Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows alternately until piece is square. Break off.
The side with the ridges is the side on which the loops are made.

LOOPS . . . Attach yarn to first st of first ridge, sc in same st, draw loop on hook out to measure 1 inch, insert hook in same place as last st and draw a loop through, thread over and draw through one loop, making a ch st of it; draw last loop on hook out to same height as previous loop (2 loop sts made in 1 st). Make 2 loop sts in each st across. Break off.
Work a row of loops on each ridge. Break off.

Make the necessary number of squares for the size of rug you wish to make.
Sew them together neatly on wrong side.
For variation in texture, cut the loops of every other square.

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