Garter Strips Hearth Rug by Donna Druchunas
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Garter Strips Hearth Rug

September 2017
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches
in garter sttich
US 17 - 12.75 mm
610 yards (558 m)
Approx. 24 x 36"/61 x 92 cm blocked, without fringe
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A simple garter stitch rug is a perfect project for beginners – or anyone needing a quick gift – because you can knit one up over a weekend. This rug is made using just the knit stitch and a double strand of heavy yarn on jumbo needles.

This rug can be made with any type of super bulky yarn you like. For a plush rug, use a soft, lofty wool or a novelty yarn. For a harder- wearing rug, a heavy cotton yarn or a sturdy rug wool make good choices. The simplicity of the design shows off the texture of the different yarns, making it easy to “design your own.”