Flamingo Rug Pattern

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Flamingo Rug Pattern

COATS & CLARK'S O.N.T. COTTON RUG YARN, Art. C.204: 12 balls of No. 100 Flamingo.
Clark's O.N.T. Plastic Crochet Hook No. 9.

GAUGE: 3 sts make 1 inch; 3 rows make 1 inch.

Mat measures 24 x 36 inches.

   Starting at short side, make a chain 24 inches long. 1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across until row measures 20 inches, having an uneven num­ber of sc. Cut off remaining chain. Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: (Right side of work) Sc in first sc, * tr in next sc, sc in next sc. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn. 3rd row: Sc in each sc and each tr across. Ch 4, turn. 4th row: Skip first sc, * sc in next sc, tr in next sc. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn. 5th row: Sc in each tr and in each sc across, sc in top of turning chain. Ch 1, turn. Repeat 2nd to 5th rows incl until piece measures 32 inches. Break off.

BORDER1st rnd: With right side facing, attach yarn to any corner, 3 sc in same corner, sc closely around, making 3 sc in each corner. Join. 2nd rnd: Sc in each sc, making 3 sc in center sc at each corner. Join. Repeat 2nd rnd until Border measures 2 inches. Break off at end of last rnd.