Knit-and-Purl Hearth Rug by Donna Druchunas

Knit-and-Purl Hearth Rug

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Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
8 st strip=3"/7.5 cm wide as knit over garter st
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
660 yards (604 m)
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Skill level: Experienced

Inspired by Early American braided rugs.

This rug is worked with a center strip and four oval strips sewn together. To easily measure and make sure each stirp is the right size, block the strips, and sew them on as you complete each one.

Original rug knit with 1 skein Deep Charcoal #006
2 skeins Ruby Red #180
2 skeins Gray Heather #003