Garden Rug

Go al-fresco for a crochet picnic with this fantastically thick garden rug!

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Strong colours and folky motifs will make this garden rug from issue 85 a firm favourite. Use it as an outdoor throw for sunny-day picnics – the thick aran-weight yarn and dense split double crochet stitch is perfect for chucking over a lawn and laying out your lunch munch on.

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There are two rug sizes in the issue, each with their own chart, so you can match the size of your picnic blanket with the scope of your feast.

To hook up this fantastic pattern, you’ll need:

Paintbox Simply Aran (100% acrylic, 100g/184m)

Large Rug
Vanilla Cream (207)
Blood Orange (219)
Kingfisher Blue (234)
Dark Aubergine (248)
Dusty Lilac (246)
Red Wine (215)
Evergreen (230)
Grass Green (229)
Raspberry Pink (243)

Small Rug
Vanilla Cream (207)
Red Wine (215)
Blood Orange (219)
Dark Aubergine (248)
Dusty Lilac (246)
Evergreen (230)
Grass Green (229)

A 6mm (US J/10) crochet hook

For yarn stockists contact Love Crochet on 01409 404010 or visit www.lovecrochet.com

You’ll find the full pattern, yarn quantities and measurements for this amazing project in issue 85, or you buy the individual pattern from Ravelry here!

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Simply Crochet issue 85 is also available as a digital edition, for Apple phones and tablets, Android phones and tablets, the Barnes & Noble Nook, and to read through Zinio as PDFs. Click here to find the right version for you.

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