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Exchanging knit to crochet

learn to exchange knitting patterns to crochet or exchange your crochet patterns to knitting.

Easy Bath Room Rug  exchange to knit

Rug size 24 x 36 inches, excluding fringeEasy to crochet rug. Starting at narrow edge with a strand each of White and Black, or color of your choice make a chain 36 inches long. This can be worked up in a night or two

exchange to knit

COATS and CLARK'S O.N.T. ,,Speed. Cro-Sheen" MERCERIZED COTTON, Art. C.44:15 balls each o£ No. 1 White and No. 12 Black.
Clark's O.N.T. Plastic Rug Hook Size G.

   GAUGE: 3 sc make 1 inch; 2 long sc rows make 1 inch.

Starting at narrow edge with a strand each of White and Black, make a chain 36 inches long. 

1st Row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across until Row measures 24 inches, having an even number  of sc. Ch 1, turn. 

2nd Row: Sc in first sc, * sc at base of next sc (long sc made), sc in next sc. Repeat from * across, ending with a long sc. Ch 1, turn. 

Repeat 2nd Row until piece measures 36 inches. Break off.

FRINGE · · · Cut 7 strands of White, each 7 inches long. double these strands to form a loop. Insert hook in first sc on last Row and draw loop through. Draw loose ends through loop and pull up tightly to form a knot. Skip next sc and make a Black Fringe in next sc. Continue to make a White and a Black Fringe alternately  in this manner across. 

Complete other side to correspond.

Coat and Clarks easy crochet book early 1950's