Free Crochet Checkerboard Rug Pattern from RedHeart.com

 

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From RedHeart.com

Crochet Checkerboard Rug

WR1674
Designed By: Unknown
Skill Level: Beginner


RED HEART® “Eco-Cotton™ Blend”: 3 balls each 1870 Denim A and 1001 Snow B.Crochet Hook: 6.5 mm[US K-10.5] and 6 mm [US J-10].
Yarn needle.

Rug measures 24” wide x 31” long without fringe.
GAUGE: 9 sts = 4”; 8 rows = 3” in pattern with larger hook and 2 strands held together. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
STRIP 1 (Make 3):

With larger hook and A ch 12 loosely.
Row 1 (Right Side):
Draw up a loop in 2nd ch from hook and in next ch, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook, * draw up a loop in same ch as last leg of last st and in next ch, yo and through all 3 loops on hook; repeat from * across; sc in same ch as last leg of last st; turn – 11 sts.
Row 2:
Ch 1, draw up a loop in first 2 sts, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook, * draw up a loop in same st as last leg of last st and in next st, yo and through all 3 loops on hook; repeat from * across; sc in same st as last leg of last st; turn – 11 sts.
Rows 3-12:
Repeat row 2 changing to B in last sc of Row 12. Now work 12 rows in pattern with B, then 12 rows with A. Repeat the last 24 rows twice more – 7 blocks. Fasten off.
STRIP 2 (Make 2):
Work same as Strip 1 reversing color placement.
FINISHING:
Sew strips together as pictured. With right side facing, smaller hook and A, work 1 rnd sc evenly around rug working 3 sc in each corner; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Optional:
Cut 7” lengths of A and knot into a fringe on each short end of rug. Trim.
ABBREVIATIONS:
ch= chain;dc= double crochet;hdc=half double crochet;
mm= millimeters;rnd= round;sc= single crochet;st(s)= stitch(es);
yo= yarn over;*or**= repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated;
[ ]= work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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