Crochet Hexagon Rug
The crochet hexagon rug free crochet pattern from Lily Sugar n' Cream has bright radiating stripes that can be modified to fit your home's decor. This crochet rug is a nice size for a bathroom or area rug and it's easy to make.
- Lily® Sugar’n Cream® (Solids 400 g/14 oz)
- Contrast A (Mauve) 1 ball
- Contrast B (Yellow) 1 ball
- Contrast C (Blue) 1 ball
- Contrast D (Red) 1 ball
- Crochet Hook: size 6 mm (U.S. J or 10) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Approx 37 ins [94 cm] diameter.
12 sc and 12 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with 2 strands of yarn worked tog.
Notes: • Work with 2 strands of yarn throughout.• When changing colors, work to last 2 loops on hook. Draw new color through loops and continue.
With 2 strands of A, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join B with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: With B, ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. 12 sc. Join D with sl st to first sc.
3rd rnd: With D, ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. 18 sc. Join B with st st to first sc.
4th rnd: With B, ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. 24 sc. Join A with sl st to first sc.
5th rnd: With A, ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * around. 30 sc. Join C with sl st to first sc.
6th rnd: With C, ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * around. 36 sc. Join A with sl st to first sc.
7th rnd: With A, ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Rep from * around. 42 sc. Join B with sl st to first sc.
Cont in this manner working 6 rnd stripe pat rep as follows: 1 rnd B, 1 rnd D, 1 rnd B, 1 rnd A, 1 rnd C, 1 rnd A, AT SAME TIME, inc 6 sts evenly around every rnd (alternating increases as established) until 55 rnds in total are complete. 330 sc. Fasten off.
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Feb 15, 2012
I think one of the main things to remember NEVER use fabric softner when washing any kind of rug, I have only crocheted ones using fabric not sure about yarn.
Jan 12, 2012
I think this rug is beautiful. However, how can you use 2 strands of yarn if the pattern only calls for 1 ball of each color?
Jun 21, 2011
I have been reluctant to make rugs simply because I was afraid their finished weight would be too much for my automatic washer. Has anyone had that problem?
Jan 31, 2011
@fmarthil 0094958 I found a spray grip called SUPER GRIP RUG SPRAY. You can get it online. It doesn't make a thick backing but stops rugs from slipping and it says it's washable and won't pick up lint etc. Here's one place you can get it: http://www.shopgetorganized.com/item/SUPER_GRIP_RUG_SPRAY/34535?src=GOFRGL08&CAWELAID=728225751
Jan 28, 2011
All the rugs are attractive and functional in all the yarns I have used; however I have a definite problem with their slipping on wood floors. Years ago I crocheted rugs and used a product in spray-cans which took care of the slipping and washed very well (only the initial spraying was required). Now all I can find is tape to stick to the rugs; the tape does not remain in place during the washing process. Does anyone know something ese I can use?
Jan 28, 2011
I've found with rugs as long as the yarns are the same content and are pre-shrunk, you can use just about anything. Just remember, its a rug and will need to be washed!
Jul 17, 2010
does this have to be the cotton? or what about crafters yarn? ty firstname.lastname@example.org
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