Crochet Slanted Preemie Rug

A simple slanted crochet rug pattern for premature babies.

Crochet Slanted Preemie Rug

What you need

3 1.2 ozs. Caron's Simply
Soft WW yarn
Crochet Hook Size H

APPROX SIZE: 16X16



Instructions

SPECIAL STITCHES:

Slanted Puff Stitch (sl puff st) -Ch 3(counts as first dc), dc in first st, *[(yo, insert hook around post of dc just made, yo, draw up long lp) 3 times, leaving all lps on hook], yo, skip next ch, insert hook in next ch, yo, draw lp through, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook (next dc made), yo, draw through all 8 lps on hook, ch 1; repeat from * across to last 2 sts.

Repeat from [ to ] one more time, yo, draw through all 7 lps on hook, sk next st, dc in last st. Double Stitch (dbl st) – Ch1, sc first 2 sts tog; insert hook in same st as last sc made, yo, draw lp through, insert hook in next unworked st, yo, draw lp through, yo, draw through all 3 lps on hook;

dbl st across with sc in same st as last dbl st. 3 Double Crochet Cluster (3dc cl) – Ch 3, (yo, insert hook in same st, yo, draw lp through, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook) repeat once more.

ch1; *(yo, insert hook in same st, yo draw lp through, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook) 3 times, ch1., sk next st. Repeat from * around.

BLANKIE

Ch 61

Row 1: Sc 2nd & 3rd ch from hook tog; insert hook in same st as last sc made, yo, draw lp through, insert hook in next unworked st, yo, draw lp through, yo draw through all 3 lps on hook; Repeat pattern across with sc is same st as last dbl st. (60 sts) turn

Row 2: Ch1, sc first 2 sts tog; insert hook in same st as last sc made, yo, draw lp through, insert hook in next unworked st, yo, draw lp through, yo draw through all 3 lps on hook; Repeat pattern across with sc in same st as last dbl st. (60 sts) turn

Row 3: Ch 3(counts as first dc), dc in first st, *[(yo, insert hook around post of dc just made, yo, draw up �” long lp) 3 times, leaving all lps on hook], yo, skip next ch, insert hook in next ch, yo, draw lp through, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook (next dc made), yo, draw through all 8 lps on hook, ch 1; repeat from * across to last 2 sts. Repeat from [ to ] one more time, yo, draw through all 7 lps on hook, sk next st, dc in last st. (60 sts) turn

Row 4: Ch 3(counts as first dc), dc in first st, *[(yo, insert hook around post of dc just made, yo, draw up long lp) 3 times, leaving all lps on hook], yo, skip next ch, insert hook in next ch, yo, draw lp through, yo, draw through 2 lps on hook (next dc made), yo, draw through all 8 lps on hook, ch 1; repeat from * across to last 2 sts. Repeat from [ to ] one more time, yo, draw through all 7 lps on hook, sk next st, dc in last st. (60 sts) turn

Row 5: Ch1, sc first 2 sts tog; insert hook in same st as last sc made, yo, draw lp through, insert hook in next unworked st, yo, draw lp through, yo draw through all 3 lps on hook; Repeat pattern across with sc in same st as last dbl st. (60 sts) turn

Row 6: Ch1, sc first 2 sts tog; insert hook in same st as last sc made, yo, draw lp through, insert hook in next unworked st, yo, draw lp through, yo draw through all 3 lps on hook; Repeat pattern across with sc in same st as last dbl st. (60 sts) turn Repeat Rows 3-6 (6 more times)

BORDER

Rnd 1: Ch1, sc evenly around entire outer edge of blankie, working 3 sc in each corner. Join to beg dc.

Rnd 2: Follow directions above for the 3dc cluster border. Join. Fasten off

This Crochet Pattern was contributed by Myra Shaw

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