Free crochet patterns: How to make a crochet rug

Keep your tootsies cosy with our simple crochet rug pattern. 

Looking for a cool crochet pattern that’s both practical and nice-looking? You just have! Learn how to make this crochet rug for the home in just six steps. It’s the make your giant crochet hooks and chunky yarns have been waiting for.

How to make a crochet rug | Mollie Makes

You will need:
• 15mm crochet hook (US 19/P )
• 85g (11 metres) petrol blue t-shirt yarn, cut into 5cm (2″) wide strips
• 145g (23 metres) cream t-shirt yarn
• 200g (38 metres) aqua t-shirt yarn
• 220g (37 metres) grey t-shirt yarn
• 355g (44 metres) orange t-shirt yarn

Abbreviations:
• Chain (ch)
• Slip stitch (sl st)
• Double crochet (dc)
• Treble crochet (tr)
• Space (sp)

How to make a crochet rug - step 1
Step 1
Starting with petrol blue yarn, ch5, sl st into 1st ch to join. Ch2 (counts as 1st tr), tr9 into ring (10 sts).

How to make a crochet rug - step 2
Step 2
Ch2, tr into base of ch, tr2 into each st in round (20 sts).

How to make a crochet rug - step 3
Step 3
Switch to cream. Ch2, tr into base of ch, tr1 into next sp. *[tr2 into next sp, tr1 into next sp], rep * 8 times, sl st to join (30 sts). Ch2, tr into base of ch, tr1 into each of next 2 sps, *[tr 2 into next sp, tr1 into each of next 2 sps], rep * 8 times, sl st to join (40 sts).

How to make a crochet rug - step 4
Step 4
Switch to aqua. Ch2, tr into base of ch. Tr1 into each of next 3 sps, *[tr 2 into next sp, tr1 into each of next 3 sps], rep * 8 times, sl st to join (50 sts). Ch2, tr into base of ch. Tr1 into each of next 4 sps, *[tr 2 into next sp, tr1 into each of next 4 sps], rep * 8 times, sl st to join (60 sts).

How to make a crochet rug - step 5
Step 5
Switch to orange. Ch2, tr into base of ch. Tr1 into each of next 5 sps, *[tr 2 into next sp, tr1 into each of next 5 sps], rep * 8 times, sl st to join (70 sts). Ch2, tr into base of ch. Tr1 into each of next 6 sps, *[tr 2 into next sp, tr1 into each of next 6 sps], rep * 8 times, sl st to join (80 sts)

How to make a crochet rug - step 6
Step 6
Switch to grey for the border. Ch1, dc into base of ch, dc1 into each of next 7 sps, *[dc2 into next sp, dc1 into each of next 7 sps], rep * 8 times, sl st to join (90 sts). Ch1, dc into base of ch, dc1 into each of next 8 sps, *[dc2 into next sp, dc1 into each of next 8 sps], rep * 8 times, sl st to join, fasten off (100 sts).

Finally, weave in ends with a crochet hook and lay your homemade rug at the front door next to your Wellingtons.
Happy making!

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