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I wanted something more old fashion and country style. The rug I had had for a long time but after I put the crocheted flowers onto it it had a new leave of life. Gave it sort of an old world charm.


Material

  • 10-20 8 ply wool or any scrap wool
  • 4mm crochet hook
  • 1 any old blanket or crocheted rug you already have

Method

  1. Make crochet flowers to put on blanket or throw over/rug.
  2. For large flowers,

    Row 1: Using colour 1 yarn, Ch 4, join to form ring

    Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as 1st dc) , dc 11 times, sl st to top of ch 3 made. Fasten off. (12 dc).

    Row 3: Using colour 2 yarn, join with slip stitch to top of any st. Ch 2, 3 tr in same st, ch 2, sl st next st. *Ch 2, 3 tr in next sc, ch 2, sl st in next sc* repeat * to * around, joining with slip st in bottom of first st made. Fasten off and weave in ends.
  3. Sew all crocheted flowers randomly on blanket/rug. Admire your finished project.

Notes

I tend to crochet rugs in Winter as it relaxes me and keeps my knees warm. First time I have tried the flowers though.




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  • Awww….this is something I really need yo have a go at doing! I love the old world charm it gives!

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  • How lovely. I need to get better at crocheting asap

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  • I have two beautiful crochet blankets they are handy in winter

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  • I love crocheted blankets I still have the one my grandmother made me when I was a child

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  • Love the flowers,they look great!

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  • Very talented. Thanks for sharing your idea.

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  • A great way of using up oddments of wool – looks lovely!

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  • A beautiful idea, thanks for sharing.

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  • Great way to use up all my left over wool and something that will be handy too

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  • The flowers really add to the rug

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  • Cute ! I’ve crocheted many blankets, curtains, dresses and other clothing items, dolls, pillows and all kind of accessories in my life


    • Wow that is wonderful. I did try to crochet doilies but they never worked out.

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  • Crocheted and knitted blankets are so snug and warm.
    Well done on your colourful project!


    • Thank you.



      • You are most welcome! The flowers are very pretty and perfect with Spring just around the corner! :)

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  • It looks very good. The flowers surely give a special touch!


    • Yes they do don’t they. I was thinking of doing lots of flowers and them sewing them all together fro a throw rug to be just casually draped over the back of a lounge or lounge chair.

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