Things to Knit & Crochet with Rug Yarn | Columbia Minerva Leaflet 2576

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General Instructions ... Read Before Starting

All articles are made with Columbia-Minerva WASHABLE RUG YARN (1¾ oz pull skeins). The following instructions apply to this yarn exclusively.


Do not hesitate to change needle size to achieve gauge indicated.

K – Knit
P – Purl
tog – together        
ch – chain              
sl st – slip stitch     
sc – single crochet 
dc – double crochet     
hdc – half double crochet
St St – Stockinette stitch
yo – yarn over
rem – remain
beg – beginning
inc – increase
dec – decrease
" – inches

Ch number of sts indicated. Counting loop on hook as first st draw up a loop in each ch, holding all loops on hook. To work off loops yo and through 1 loop. * yo & through 2 loops, repeat from * across until 1 loop rem's. Row 2: Draw up a loop in each vertical bar, drawing up last loop through double loop of last st. Work off loops as before. Repeat Row 2 for number of rows indicated.

To Inc 1 sc: Work 2 sc in 1.
To Dec 1 sc: Draw up a loop in each of 2 sts, yo and through all loops on hook.

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