Free Diagonal Rug Crochet Pattern from RedHeart.com

 

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From RedHeart.com

Diagonal Rug

WR1971
Designed By:
Kathy Wigington
Skill Level: Easy


RED HEART® “Eco-Cotton™ Blend”: 9 balls 1870 Denim A and 6 balls 1105 Vanilla B.
Crochet Hook: 6mm [US J-10].
Yarn needle.
  Rug measures 22½” x 29”.

GAUGE: 4 shells = 4” holding 3 strands together. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

RUG
Row 1 (Right Side): With A, ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 2 ch; turn – 1 shell.
Row 2: Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 2 ch – beginning shell made; (slip st, ch 3, 3 dc) all over ch-3 of previous row – shell made; turn – 2 shells.

Row 3: Beginning shell, * shell; repeat from * across changing to B in last dc; turn – 3 shells.
Row 4: Beginning shell, * shell; repeat from * across; turn.
Repeat Row 4 for pattern, increasing 1 shell each row, in the following color sequence: 2 more rows B, 7 rows A, 1 row B, 3 rows A, 3 rows B, 2 rows A – 22 shells at end of last row.
Row 23: Beginning shell, [shell] 21 times changing to B in last dc; turn – 22 shells.
Row 24: Ch 1, slip st in first 3 dc, [shell] 22 times; turn – 22 shells.
Row 25: Beginning shell, [shell] 21 times; turn – 22 shells.
Row 26: Ch 1, slip st in first 3 dc, [shell] 22 times changing to A in last dc; turn.
Row 27: Repeat Row 25.
Row 28: Repeat Row 26.
Row 29: With A, ch 1, slip st in first 3 dc, * shell; repeat from * to last shell; slip st in last ch-3 changing to B; turn – 21 shells.
Row 30: Ch 1, slip st in first 3 dc, * shell; repeat from * to last shell; slip st in last ch-3 space; turn – 20 shells.
Repeat Row 30 for pattern, decreasing 1 shell each row, in the following color sequence: 2 more rows B, 3 rows A, 1 row B, 7 rows A, 3 rows B, 3 rows A – 1 shell. Fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B = color A, B; ch = chain;
dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single
crochet; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated;
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times
specified.

 

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