Crochet rugs are fun, funky, and a great way to freshen up a space - often for just pennies! Now that the sun is shining and lovely breezes are blowing, interiors can start to feel a little drab and dusty. A colorful rug might be just the answer you're looking for! Add some color, cover up a scratch or stain, and give your rooms a finishing touch with these free crochet rug patterns!
Now Updated to 16!
10 Free Crochet Rugs Patterns:
- Sea Turtle Rug by Sonea Delvon, a Ravelry download: I love this rug for children's rooms, particularly with any sort of ocean or reptile theme. So fun! Be sure to check out this designer's free crochet Bear Rug pattern as well!
- Mandala Rug by Marinke Slump, on Tuts+: Isn't this just gorgeous?! Lovely in pink, but easily done in a neutral or darker color as well. You can make it from Zpaghetti or make your own T-shirt yarn!
- Rag Rug Tutorial by Eren San Pedro, on Vintage Chica: This tutorial shows how to cut rags or fabric for rug making, but you'll need to know how to make a the circle or oval.
- Bachelor's Button Rug, by Janet Giese on Talking Crochet: Oodles of texture here too, with fun 3D circles that massage the toes!
- Crochet Grass Rug by Lion Brand Yarn: This is super fun, and such a big WOW in a room. Talk about texture! Be sure to read the comments on how to secure the yarn.
- Textured Waves Rug by Patsy Harbor on Red Heart: Made with 2 strands of yarn held together, and made in bright colors can add a real pop to a room!
- Crochet Rug Pattern by Ana Sancho Rumeu, on Debajo un botón: I love this color, and the shape and the look... it's all just lovely! Free pdf download!
- Sweet Tart Rug by Corina Gray, on Stitch11: A great stash buster, no weaving in ends, and practical too!
- Shaker-Inspired Rug by Lion Brand Yarn: Looks complicated, but it's just one long strip sewn together! Another great stash buster!
- Giant Doily Rug by Joanne Loh, on Craft Passion: You can use any doily pattern to make an indoor worthy but outdoor tough rug - using clothesline! This tutorial shows how to join braided cotton clothesline rope for a perfect look, as well as the crochet pattern for this rug!
- Loop Stitch Yarn Rug by Moogly
- Super Easy Non-Slip Pom Pom Rug by Moogly
- Plush Plus Rug by Moogly
- Bee's Knees Rug by Moogly
- Little Waves Crochet Rug by Moogly
- Shocking Mandala Rug by Moogly
Crochet rugs are fun, functional, decorative, and a great way to use up odds and ends, as well as yarn that's too scratchy for anything else! Underfoot it all feels great! And then of course there are the rag rugs, t-shirt rugs, clothesline rugs... Crochet rugs are clearly a great way to show off your creativity!
I hope you've found something here to inspire you! Have you made a crochet rug before? Tell us about it in the comments below!
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Ooh I love the doily rug! Last year, I did a tutorial on how to crochet around a rope light to make a rug, it turned out really cool! Check it out: http://creacarmen.wordpress.com/2012/12/29/add-some-light-to-your-living-room/
Oh! It is great! I tried it! Thanks for posting it here.. i gotta check it daily now 😉
Hoo! I tried number '2' in white and black.. SERIOUSLY MY FLOOR WAS REFRESHED 🙂
well, what type of yarn is no. 3??
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#3, the Rag Rug Tutoril, is about making your own "yarn" with rags! 🙂 I believe she used old clothes.
I've made the Textured Waves rug in greens to match my bedroom. It's absolutely great. I've had several people ask where I bought it, and when they find out I made it, they ask me if I can do one for them.
Lets not forget what we can do with sc squares. Saw this on reddit ages ago and fell in love with it. https://www.reddit.com/r/crochet/comments/2mtq5w/the_raggedy_ann_patchwork_rug/?
Can you use Ribbon XL yarn to make this mandala rug? I want to make one for my kitchen...
I think that sounds amazing! I haven't tried that yarn myself, but I bet it would be pretty neat!