Vintage Crochet Rugs – Shades Of Green





30 x 46 Inches

Materials: RUG COTTON, 24 balls of Light Green, 5 balls of Powder Green, and 5 balls of Dusty Jade . . . Steel Crochet Hook, Size G. (before you begin, see note about materials)





Use 2 strands throughout





Center Section . . . Starting at one narrow end with Light Green, make a chain 25 inches long.
1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2 ch, * tr in next ch, sc in next 3 ch.
Repeat from * across until row measures 18 inches, ending with tr and 3 sc. Cut off remaining chain. Ch 1, turn.
2nd and all even rows: Sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn.
3rd row: Sc in next sc, tr under loop of next tr below, skip the sc behind the tr just made, * sc in next
3 sc, holding back on hook the last loop of each tr make tr in same place as last tr was made and tr in next tr below, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (joint tr made), skip the sc behind the joint tr just made. Repeat from * across, ending with tr in last tr below, sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn.
5th row: * Sc in next 3 sc, make a joint tr as before, having 1 tr under the first tr below and the 2nd tr under next joint tr, skip the sc behind the joint tr just made. Repeat from * across, ending with 3 sc. Ch 1, turn.
7th row: Sc in next sc, tr under next joint tr as before, skip the sc behind the tr just made, * sc in next 3 sc, make a joint tr, having 1 tr under the same joint tr below where last tr was made and the 2nd tr under next joint tr, skip the sc behind the joint tr just made. Repeat from * across, ending with sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn.
8th row: Repeat 2nd row.
Now repeat 5th to 8th rows incl until piece measures 34 inches, ending with the 7th row. Break off.

BORDER – Attach Powder Green and work 7 rnds of sc, making 3 sc in each corner st and joining each rnd. Attach Dusty Jade and work 7 more rnds of sc, working over corners and joining rnds as before. Break off.

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