Orleans Felted Rug by Sara Delaney
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Orleans Felted Rug

August 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 9 rows = 4 inches
in single crochet
6.5 mm (K)
900 - 1000 yards (823 - 914 m)
26½” long x 19½” wide
This pattern is available from yarn.com for $4.99.

Inspired by breezy summer days at the beach house, the Orleans Felted Rug is a simple garter stitch or single crochet rug in modern color palettes ideal for kitchens, bedsides, or any area of floor that needs perking up. Valley Yarns Northampton felts beautifully and results in a sturdy fabric that will last through years of foot traffic.

Finished Measurements:
Crochet Version: 38” x 23” unfelted; 26½” long x 19½” wide felted
Knit Version: 34” long x 23” wide unfelted; 29½” long x 20” wide felted

Yarn Requirements: Valley Yarns Northampton (100% wool; 100g/247yds) 1 skein each of the following colors:
Version 1:
A– #51 Sage Heather
B–#02 Natural
C– #26 Raspberry Heather
D– #53 Stratosphere
E– #50 Medium Grey
F– #49 Brown Heather
G– #10 Green Apple
H– #42 Lake Heather
Version 2:
A– #13 Dark Navy
B– #51 Sage Heather
C– #47 Rust
D– #22 Bright Pink
E– #53 Stratosphere
F– #05 Light Grey
G– #18 Burgundy
H– #49 Brown Heather

Crochet Version: US K/10.5 (6.50mm) crochet hook
Knit Version: US 13 (9mm) 24” or 32” circular needles

Crochet Version: 12 sts and 9 rows = 4” unfelted with 2 strands held together
Knit Version: 12 sts and 20 rows = 4” unfelted with 2 strands held together