Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Crochet T-Shirt Rug Pattern

Here it is......my colorful, comfy t-shirt rug!
Colorful T-Shirt Rug Pattern
Colorful  Free Crochet T-Shirt Rug Pattern

This took hours to complete and was kinda messy, but I'm glad I made this.  Who knew I could turn my old tees into something so pretty?

Here's a simple crochet pattern I created for you all so you can make your own rug:

Crochet T-Shirt Rug Pattern

Materials:
t-shirt yarn ( I wrote about making some HERE)
Size K/ 6.50MM Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle

Abbreviations:
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch

Notes:  
This pattern makes a rug that measures approx. 23 x 33 inches.  The size can vary depending on the size and thickness of your t-shirt yarn. 

Feel free to alternate colors at any point in the pattern.  You can attach a new color at the end or middle of the row, wherever you want.

Pattern:
Chain 56.

Row 1:  dc in 2nd chain from hook, dc in each ch across. (54 dc)
Row 2-47:  Ch 2 (counts as dc), turn, dc in next dc.  dc in each dc across.  (54 dc)

Edging:  Ch 1, 3 sc in the last dc you made, then sc along all the edges of the rug, working 3 sc in each corner.  When you have gone all the way around, sl st in beginning ch 1 and fasten off.  

Colorful Crochet Free T-Shirt Rug Pattern

19 comments :

  1. Love it! I'm not a crocheter but it looks so fun and colourful. I can imagine the sense of accomplishment you feel when standing on it.

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  2. Oh my! It looks fabulous. Love your toes too!!! heeheehee..
    I have always wanted to crochet one of these but haven't been able to gather up enough courage to do so. You inspired me, though!!
    :)
    hugs x, Crystelle
    Crystelle Boutique

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  3. Awesome idea, this looks like a really fun project. I really want to make one of these but none of my old tees are pretty colors. :(

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    1. Tie-dye them....that would look fun!

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  4. What an awesome idea!! I love the colors. I bet it's really soft.

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  5. It is stunning! I love it! I just pinned it. Thanks for linking up :)

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  6. What a great idea - looks beautiful and comfy for your perfectly pedicured feet lol !!!
    XOXO

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  7. Oh my gosh, found this via Craftberry Bush's linkup and I am in LOVE. This is AMAZING!!

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  8. Thanks so much for linking up to Your Whims Wednesday, I featured this on my blog today! Come stop by and grab a featued button: http://www.mygirlishwhims.com/2013/10/your-whims-wednesday-131-and-features.html

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  9. This is a great idea and so well-presented. Thanks. I'm definitely putting this into the pipeline. I would love to know a) about how long the yarn is from one shirt and b)about how many shirts to make your rug?
    Thanks for doing this for us.
    Carol

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  10. Carol, I don't know exactly how long the yarn from each shirt was. It really depends on how large the shirt is. And I think I used somewhere between 8-10 shirts for this rung.

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  11. Hi Elise,

    What a cute project! I love it so much that I decided to feature it in our roundup of old t-shirt crafts! Check it out here: http://www.favecrafts.com/blog/fc/t-shirt-crafts/

    Have a great day!

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  12. Will definitely try! I'm moving into a new apartment and want to decorate it in a very laid back, "beachy" style. This would be perfect!

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    1. Nice! I could definitely see this in a beachy apartment- good luck with your move!

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  13. Love it. Made mine all white with a black trim for our guest bath. Everyone loves it. I'm sending them to your website for directions!

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