Garden Rug

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

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Published: December 3, 2019 at 4:51 pm
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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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Authors

Matt SpiersDigital Assistant, Gathered

Matt Spiers is a crochet artist and designer who has been overseeing Gathered's crochet articles for over 2 years. He previously worked as Digital Assistant for Simply Crochet magazine and is our in house video editing pro. What started as a hobby a decade ago led to Matt developing a passion (and then a career) with crochet. As well as still regularly writing and designing for Simply Crochet magazine, Matt is a crochet artist in his own right, having displayed and created crochet installations at festivals and fibre events across the UK. You can keep up to date with Matt at @onemancrochet on Instagram.

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