Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Work in Progress: Crochet Rainbow Rug

I thought I'd share a bit more of the rug I've been making for my daughters' bedroom. So far this summer hols, out of everything, it is the project that I keep coming back to when I have a moment to sit and crochet.

I keep it, and the yarn, in a bag next to the sofa and my hooks are never far away too. A cup of tea and a fifteen minute crochet fix is all it takes to get me back on an even keel.

The yarn I'm using is Schoeller and Stahl 'Record 210', some of which I bought here, and some of which I ordered from a local yarn shop. It is a gorgeous, soft, aran weight, 100% cotton yarn which I'm using on a 4.5mm hook. It was a bit splitty at first, but it really is a pleasure to work with and it comes in lovely sausages!
The pattern I'm using (here), was for a smaller rug but I think I will just keep going... I'd like a nice big dollop of colour in the middle of the bedroom floor!
Linking with Tami for Work in Progress Wednesday.


  1. Wow, what am amazingly gorgeous blanket!

  2. That is going to be one gorgeous blanket. I love the spray of colours through it !

  3. What a beautiful rug! So colourful :)

  4. very nice, would definitely give a nice pop of colour to a room.

  5. really lovely, will certainly be an impressive feature in the room.

  6. WOW!!! Looks brilliant, lucky daughter! Jo x

  7. Oh it's WONDERFUL! What a lucky daughter you have, it's going to light up her room

  8. Thank You for LInking Up at the Crochet Happy Linky Party!
    Your Link has been Pinned and shared with all my Social Networks and I am now following your site so I can do the same with your future posts too!
    I hope you got some well deserved exposure for your work :)



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