Chair Rug/Chair Pad

Yarn:
Hoooked Ribbon XL (8.8 oz/130m/142 yds/250g per skein ):
1 skein of Bordeaux Violet

Materials:
US size N (10.0 mm) crochet hook, yarn needle, scissors

Difficulty:                                                                            
Easy

Size:
15” X 15” (38 cm X 38 cm)

Gauge:
8 sc and 8 rows = 4”

Stitch Guide:
ch(s) –chain(s), sc – single crochet, dc-double crochet, hdc-half double crochet, sl st-slip stitch, st(s) – stitch(es), RS – right side

Special Stitches:
Dc2tog- yarn over, insert hook into stitch/space indicated and pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook, yarn over, insert hook into the same stitch/space and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops, yarn over and pull through all 3 loops
Dc3tog- yarn over, insert hook into stitch/space indicated and pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook,(yarn over, insert hook into the same stitch/space and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops) two times, yarn over and pull through all 4 loops on hook.
Reverse sc (Crab stitch)-insert hook in the next stitch to the right, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through the 2 loops on the hook.

Notes:
Ch-3 counts as a stitch
Ch-1 does not count as a stitch

Instructions:
Make a magic circle
Round 1 (RS): Ch 3, 19 dc in the ring, join to the top of ch-3. - 20 dc
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in next st, ch 2, * dc in next 2 sts, ch 2; Repeat from * around, join to top of ch-3. -20 dc + 10 ch-2 spaces
Round 3: Sl st to the next ch-2 space, (ch 3, Dc2tog, ch 2, Dc3tog) in same ch-2 space, ch 2, * (Dc3tog, ch 2, Dc3tog) in next ch-2 space, ch 2; repeat from * around, join to top of ch-3. -20-Dc3tog + 20 ch-2 spaces
Round 4: Sl st to the next ch-2 space, (ch 3, dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same space, (corner made)  ch 1, 2 hdc in the next ch-2 sp, (ch 1, 2 sc in the next ch-2 space) two times, ch 1, 2 hdc in the next ch-2 space, ch 1,  *( 2 dc, ch 2, 2dc) in next ch-2 space, ch 1, 2 hdc in the next ch-2 space, (ch 1, 2 sc in the next ch-2 space) two times, ch 1, 2 hdc in the next ch-2 space, ch 1; repeat from * around,  join to beginning ch-3. -16 sc + 16 hdc +16-dc + 4-ch-2 spaces + 20 ch-1 spaces
Round 5: Ch 1, sc in each st and chain space around working 3 sc in each corner ch-2 space. – 80 sc
Round 6: Ch 1, sc in each st around working 3 sc in the center sc of 3-sc corner, join to beginning sc. - 88 sc
Round 7: Sl st to the center sc of 3 sc corner group, (ch 4, dc, ch1, dc) in the same st, ch 1 *skip next st, (dc in the next st, ch 1, skip next st) to the center sc of the next 3 sc corner group, (dc, ch 1) three times in the corner st, ch 1; Repeat from * around, join to the 3rd ch of beginning ch 4. -53 ch-1 spaces + 53 dc
Round 8: Ch 1, sc in the next ch-1 space, (sc, ch 2, sc) in the center dc of the 3 dc corner, sc in each ch-1 space and dc to the next corner, * (sc, ch 2, sc) in the center dc of the 3 dc corner, sc in each ch-1 space and dc to the next corner; Repeat from * around, join to beginning sc. -108 sc + 4 ch-2 spaces
Round 9: Sl st to the corner ch-2 space, * (hdc, ch 2, hdc) in the corner ch-2 space, hdc in the next st and in each st to the corner; Repeat from * around, join to beginning hdc. – 116 hdc + 4 ch-2 spaces
Round 10: Reverse sc in each st and ch-2 space around. – 120 reverse sc
You can find a reverse single crochet tutorial on the Multi-stitch striped blanket blog post here

Ties (make 2)
Ch 41, sl st in the 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across, end off, weave in ends. - 40 slip stitches

*Make as many chair pads as you like, but do not reproduce or sell this pattern or its pictures  Please provide a link to the pattern or my blog post when using this pattern on the internet*

7 comments:

  1. Perfect! Thanks for sharing this pattern. These will work on my dining room table. I'm off to order the thread now. Hope they have a nice, rich red. Yippy-Skippy!
    Bobbie :)

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  2. I love it so much!!! I hope you don't mind, but I'm turning my squares into an afghan. What a lovely design!!

    http://chunkinmytrunk.blogspot.com/2014/09/a-little-looky-looo.html

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    1. I am glad that you like the chair pad pattern! It took me a few weeks to come up with the pattern , so please make sure to add a link to my blog post as the original pattern. Thank you for your thoughtfulness when using another persons pattern.

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  3. I've made sure to do that, and thank you for allowing me to fiddle with it, for giving me a canvas to jump off from. Beautiful work!

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  4. Love the size and looks of this square! I want to make an afghan for my granddaughter but I can't get the print or PDF button to work. Is there any other way I can get the pattern? Thank you for sharing your creativity.

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    1. you should be able to print the pattern from your computer using the file and print buttons on your computer.

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