Vintage Crochet Rugs – Motifs









32 x 44 Inches

Materials; RUG COTTON, 26 balls of Tropic Blue and 16 balls of White . . . Steel Crochet Hook, Size G. (before you begin, see note about materials)

Use 2 strands throughout

GAUGE: Each motif measures 4 inches square.





MOTIF . . . Starting at center with Blue, ch 2.
1st rnd: 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1, insert hook in same place as sl st and draw loop through, drop Blue, draw a loop of White through the 2 loops on hook, thus changing color, * with White make 3 dc in next sc, drawing Blue through the last 2 loops of the last dc (thus changing color again)—always change color in this manner. With Blue make sc in next sc, drawing White through last 2 loops on hook to change color. Repeat from * around. Join.
3rd rnd With Blue, ch 1, sc in same place as sl st, sc in next dc, changing to White as before, * with White make 3 dc in next dc as before, drawing Blue through last 2 loops of last dc; with Blue make sc in next 3 sts, changing to White as before. Repeat from * around. Join.
4th rnd: With Blue ch 1, make sc in same place as sl st, sc in next sc and in next dc, drawing White through last 2 loops of last sc; * in next dc make dc, tr and dc, drawing Blue through last 2 loops of last dc; sc in next 5 sts, drawing White through last 2 loops of last sc. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.

Make 7 rows of 10 motifs in all, sewing adjacent sides with neat over-and-over sts on wrong side.

BORDER . . . With Blue, make 5 rnds of sc, having 3 sc at each corner. Join and break off.

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