The linked triple crochet mug rug is the second pattern in the Mug Rugs Trio 2 set. To start at the beginning, check out the Textured Mug Rug, and when you’re done with these, carry on to the third pattern in the trio, the Halfway Slippy Mug Rug! This pattern is free, quick (only 7 rows!) and includes a video tutorial to walk you through it. Let’s go!
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Summer stashbusting is underway, and I’m using up some cotton yarn. Mug rugs in bright colors are perfect for summertime! Read on for the free pattern, or you can purchase an ad-free PDF copy:
- Worsted weight cotton yarn – I used Lily Sugar and Cream
- Size H crochet hook – I love these Odyssey hooks from Furls Crochet!
- Yarn/Tapestry Needle for weaving in ends.
- ch chain
- st(s) stitch(es)
- ltc linked triple crochet
- yo yarn over
You can easily modify this pattern for size by adding or removing any number of stitches. As written, the starting chain is the long edge of the mug rug.
Finished size is approximately 6.75″ x 5″, and gauge is 15 sts and 6 rows in 4″.
Linked triple crochet:
pull up a loop in each of the first and second horizontal bars, insert hook in next st, yo and pull up a loop (yo, pull through two loops) three times
Linked Triple Crochet Mug Rug Video Tutorial
How to Make the Linked Triple Crochet Mug Rug
- (linked triple crochet across) – Insert hook in 2nd ch from hook, yo and pull up a loop, pull up a loop in the next ch as well, sk 1 ch, insert hook into next st, (yo, pull through two loops) three times, ltr across. (25 sts)
- ch3, turn, pick up loops in each of the 2nd and 3rd ch from your hook, and in the next st (skipping the very end stitch of the previous row), (yo, pull through two loops) three times, ltr across. (25sts)
- repeat row 3 until you reach desired width (I did 5 more rows, 7 rows total excluding starting chain)
- Finish off, weave in ends.
If you liked this design, you may also like the Eyelet Mug Rug.
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