Kaja C2C Rug

You might find a pattern like this in the tile floor of a grandiose library or an opulent concert hall. Bring classic black and white style to your bathroom or entry with this elegant pattern. This 2-color, corner-to-corner block stitch rug is quick to hook and a delight for the toes.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 21.5” / [54.5 cm] tall x 28.5” / [72 cm] wide

Gauge: 5.5 blocks = 4” [10 cm] in C2C block stitch

Materials

Yarn: Red Heart Hygge (70% Acrylic, 30% Nylon; 132 yards [121 meters]/141 grams): Ink (MC, 3 balls), Cloud (CC, 3 balls)

Hook: US size H/8 (5.0 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

To change colors, yarn over with the new color to complete the last stitch in the old color.

Pattern

With MC, ch 6.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook (skipped ch 3 count as dc) and in next 2 ch. (1 block of 4 dc made)

Row 2: Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, flip the block from Row 1 over and sl st into the ch-3 sp, ch 3, 3 dc into the ch sp. (2 blocks of 4 dc made)

Rows 3-31: Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, *sl st in ch-3 sp of next block, ch 3, 3 dc in ch sp, changing colors from MC to CC and back according to Chart; rep from * across row. (31 blocks made after Row 31)

Rows 32, 34, 36, 38, and 40: Sl st in each of the 2 ch that form the side of the last block of the previous row, sl st in ch-3 sp, *ch 3, 3 dc in ch-3 sp, sl st to next block; rep from * across row. (31 blocks made after Row 40)

Rows 33, 35, 37, 39, and 41: Ch 6, dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 2 ch, *sl st in ch-3 sp of next block, ch 3, dc 3 times in ch-3 sp; rep from * across row. (31 blocks made after Row 41)

Rows 42-71: As Row 32.

Fasten off.

Row-by-row instructions for changing colors

Row 1: 1 block MC.

Row 2: 2 blocks MC.

Row 3: 3 blocks MC.

Row 4: 4 blocks CC.

Row 5: 1 block MC, 3 blocks CC, 1 block MC.

Row 6: 6 blocks MC.

Row 7: 1 block MC, 1 block CC, 3 blocks MC, 1 block CC, 1 block MC.

Row 8: 1 CC, 1 MC, 4 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC.

Row 9: 1 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC, 3 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC.

Row 10: (1 MC, 1 CC) twice, 2 MC, (1 CC, 1 MC) twice.

Row 11: 2 MC, (1 CC, 1 MC) 3 times, 1 CC, 2 MC.

Row 12: (2 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC) twice, 2 MC.

Row 13: 3 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC, 3 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 3 MC.

Row 14: (4 CC, 1 MC) twice, 4 CC.

Row 15: 1 MC, 3 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 3 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC, 3 CC, 1 MC.

Row 16: 16 MC.

Row 17: 1 MC, 1 CC, 3 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC, 3 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 3 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC.

Row 18: 1 CC, (1 MC, 4 CC) 3 times, 1 MC, 1 CC.

Row 19: 1 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC, 3 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 3 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC, 3 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC.

Row 20: (1 MC, 1 CC) twice, 2 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 2 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 2 MC, (1 CC, 1 MC) twice.

Row 21: 2 MC, (1 CC, 1 MC) 3 times, 1 CC, 3 MC, (1 CC, 1 MC) 3 times, 1 CC, 2 MC.

Row 22: (2 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC) 4 times, 2 MC.

Row 23: (3 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC, 3 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC) twice, 3 MC.

Row 24: 4 CC, (1 MC, 4 CC) 4 times.

Row 25: (1 MC, 3 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 3 MC, 1 CC) twice, 1 MC, 3 CC, 1 MC.

Row 26: 26 MC.

Row 27: (1 MC, 1 CC, 3 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC, 3 CC) twice, 1 MC, 1 CC, 3 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC.

Row 28: 1 CC, (1 MC, 4 CC) 5 times, 1 MC, 1 CC.

Row 29: 1 MC, (1 CC, 1 MC, 3 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 3 MC) twice, 1 CC, 1 MC, 3 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC.

Row 30: 1 MC, (1 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 2 MC) 5 times, 1 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC.

Row 31: 2 MC, (1 CC, 1 MC) 3 times, 1 CC, 3 MC, (1 CC, 1 MC) 3 times, 1 CC, 3 MC, (1 CC, 1 MC) 3 times, 1 CC, 2 MC.

Row 32: (2 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC) 6 times, 1 MC.

Row 33: 1 MC, (1 CC, 1 MC, 3 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 3 MC) 3 times

Row 34: (4 CC, 1 MC) 6 times, 1 CC

Row 35: (1 MC, 1 CC, 3 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC, 3 CC) 3 times, 1 MC

Row 36: 31 MC

Row 37: (1 MC, 3 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 3 MC, 1 CC) 3 times, 1 MC

Row 38: 1 CC, (1 MC, 4 CC) 6 times

Row 39: (3 MC, 1 CC, 1 MC, 3 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC) 3 times, 1 MC

Row 40: 1 MC, (1 CC, 1 MC, 1 CC, 2 MC) 6 times

Row 41: As Row 31.

Row 42: As Row 30.

Row 43: As Row 29.

Row 44: As Row 28.

Row 45: As Row 27.

Row 46: As Row 26.

Row 47: As Row 25.

Row 48: As Row 24.

Row 49: As Row 23.

Row 50: As Row 22.

Row 51: As Row 21.

Row 52: As Row 20.

Row 53: As Row 19.

Row 54: As Row 18.

Row 55: As Row 17.

Row 56: As Row 16.

Row 57: As Row 15.

Row 58: As Row 14.

Row 59: As Row 13.

Row 60: As Row 12.

Row 61: As Row 11.

Row 62: As Row 10.

Row 63: As Row 9.

Row 64: As Row 8.

Row 65: As Row 7.

Row 66: As Row 6.

Row 67: As Row 5.

Row 68: As Row 4.

Row 69: As Row 3.

Row 70: As Row 2.

Row 71: As Row 1. Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in the ends.

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