Orleans Rug by Sara Delaney
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Orleans Rug

Knitting
August 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, unfelted
US 13 - 9.0 mm
800 - 900 yards (732 - 823 m)
29½” long x 20” wide
US
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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:
Knit Version: 34” long x 23” wide unfelted; 29½” long x 20” wide felted
Crochet Version: 38” x 23” unfelted; 26½” long x 19½” 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

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

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