Rug and Matching Pictures Pattern #5207

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Rug and Matching Pictures Pattern #5207

MATERIALS:

For 3 Pictures
J. & P. COATS KNIT-CRO-SHEEN, 4 balls of main color, 1 ball of 1st color, 1 ball of 2nd color.
Steel Crochet Hook No. 6 or 7.
3 picture frames.

For Rug
CLARK'S O.N.T. COTTON RUG YARN, 7 balls of main color, 2 balls of 1st color, 1 ball of 2nd color.
Clark's O.N.T. Rug and Afghan Hook, size G.
1¬ĺ yards rug binding, 1¬Ĺ inches wide.

PICTURES

GAUGE: 10 dc make 1 inch; 4 rows make 1 inch (1 square on chart is equivalent to 3 dc). Each picture measures 12 x 12 inches unframed.

To Change Color: Before drawing through last 2 loops of last dc of one color group, drop this color, pick up other color, thread over and draw through the 2 loops on hook. Continue with other color according to chart, carrying the dropped color along top of previous row and working over it to conceal it.

PICTURE ‚Ķ Starting at bottom of chart A with main color, ch 122 (to measure 12¬Ĺ inches). 1st row: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across (120 dc, counting turning ch as 1 dc). Ch 3, turn. 2nd, 3rd and 4th rows: Dc in each dc, dc in top st of turning ch. Ch 3, turn. 5th row: Dc in 65 dc. Then, holding 2nd color along top of previous row, with main color make dc in next 3 dc (thus concealing 2nd color), changing color in last dc of main color group. With 2nd color make dc in next 12 dc, carrying main color concealed in dc's and changing color in last dc of 2nd color group. With main color make dc in next 3 dc, carrying 2nd color concealed in dc's. Do not carry 2nd color any farther, but finish row with main color. Ch 3, turn. 6th row: Dc in 35 dc, changing color in last dc of main color group; conceal main color in next 18 dc, changing color as before. Do not carry 2nd color any farther but finish row with main color. Ch 3, turn. 7th row: Dc in 65 dc, conceal 2nd color in next 9 dc, changing color in last dc of main color group; conceal main color in next 3 dc, changing color as before. Carry 2nd color in the next 3 sts, finish row with main color. Ch 3, turn. 8th and 9th rows: Follow chart, changing colors as indicated by symbols. Ch 3, turn. 10th row: Dc in 17 dc. Holding 1st color along top of previous row, with main color make dc in 3 dc, changing color in last dc of main color group. With 1st color make dc in next 3 dc, carrying main color concealed in dc's and changing color in last dc of 1st color group. With main color make dc in next 12 dc, carrying 1st color and changing color in last dc; conceal main color in next 3 dc; conceal main and 2nd colors in next 3 dc, changing to 2nd color in last dc. Conceal main color and 1st color in next 3 dc, chang¬≠ing to main color in last dc. Conceal 2nd and 1st colors in next 6 dc; conceal only 2nd color in next 3 dc, chang¬≠ing color in last dc; conceal main color in next 6 dc, changing color in last dc; finish row with main color. Ch 3, turn. Continue in this manner, starting with the 11th row, changing colors as indi¬≠cated by symbols on chart and carrying unused colors to point where they are needed on following row (fasten off 2nd color when feet are complete), until top of chart is reached. Fasten off 1st color and work 8 rows with main color. Fasten off.
Make 2nd and 3rd pictures, following charts B and C.
Block pieces to measure 12 x 12 inches and frame.

RUG

Completed rug measures about 29 x 40 inches.

GAUGE: 3 dc make 1 inch; 3 rows make 2 inches (1 square on chart is equivalent to 3 dc).

To Change Color: Before drawing through last 2 loops of last dc of one color group, drop this color, pick up other color, thread over and draw through the 2 loops on hook. Continue with other color according to chart, carrying the dropped color along top of previous row and working over it to conceal it. Work in same method as for Picture, following chart C until 44th row is complete. Fasten off.

FINISHING … Block piece to meas­ure 29 x 40 inches. Bind both 29-inch ends with rug binding.


Rug and Matching Pictures Pattern #5207 chart