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Mitered-Square Rug

A quick and colorful home decor piece.

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Thick cotton yarn is worked in mitered garter-stitch squares that build one upon the other in Katy Ryan’s colorful rug. The yarn is doubled for a gauge of just over three stitches per inch, making this a surprisingly quick way to add a little color and comfort to a room.

Finished Size About 18" (45.5 cm) wide and 30" (76 cm) long.
Yarn Lion Brand Kitchen Cotton (100% cotton; 236 yd [215 m]/5 oz [142 g]): #123 seaspray (aqua), 2 balls; #112 poppy (red), #135 cinnamon (light brown), #158 banana (yellow), #186 maze (gold), #106 pastel (blue), and #181 sage (dark green), 1 ball each.
Needles Size 10 1/2 (6.5 mm): straight.  Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Tapestry needle.
Gauge 13 sts and 26 rows= 4" (10 cm) in garter stitch with yarn doubled.
The Basic Square measures 6" (15 cm) square.
Originally Published Interweave Knits Summer 2004

SKU: EP2176

Author/Speaker/Editor: Katy Ryan

Format: eProject