Playroom Rug

Playroom Rug
Playroom Rug

Looking for the perfect rug for kids to play on? This Playroom Rug is a colorful crochet rug pattern that will protect your flooring and add a pop of color to any child's room. Kids will love the texture of this crochet rug pattern. It's easy to make this rug in your child's favorite colors or match to the decor. Because this rug is made with t-shirt yarn, it's eco-friendly and easy to wash. Kids will love the soft feel of this rug, which is the perfect spot to sit during playtime.


Crochet HookQ or 16mm hook

Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)


  • Premier Yarns® Craft-Tee (80% recycled cotton, 20% polyester; 250gm/54 yds)
  • Pink & Purple Version: #55-08 Fuchsia (A) – 2 balls, #55-12 Turquoise (B) – 1 ball, #55-14 Purple (C) – 1 ball, #55-11 Emerald (D) – 2 balls
  • Blue & Green Version: #55-16 Denim (A) – 2 balls, #55-10 Lime (B) – 1 ball, #55-12 Turquoise (C) – 1 ball, #55-11 Emerald (D) – 2 balls
  • Hook: US Size S-35 (19 mm) hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle, removable stitch marker

40" (102cm) across

4 dc x 2 rows = 4”. Save time, check your gauge.

Stripe Sequence:
1 ball B, 1 ball C, 2 balls D, 2 balls A.
Once you begin the striping pattern, use each color as indicated until it runs out.

You will run out of yarn

With A, ch 3 sts, sl st to join in a ring.
Rnd 1: With A, sc into ring, [dc] 8 times into ring – 9 sts. Mark the first stitch of the round and begin working in a spiral. Move the marker as necessary throughout Rug to keep track of the beginning of the round. Work in the back loop only throughout the rug.
Rnd 2: With A, [2 dc] in each st – 18 dc.
Rnd 3: Begin Stripe Sequence. [(2 Dc) into next dc, dc in next dc] 9 times – 27 dc.
Rnd 4: [(2 Dc) into next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc] 9 times – 36 dc.
Rnd 5: [(2 Dc) into next dc, dc in each of next 3 dc] 9 times – 45 dc.
Rnd 6: [(2 Dc) into next dc, dc in each of next 4 dc] 9 times – 54 dc.
Rnd 7: [(2 Dc) into next dc, dc in each of next 5 dc] 9 times – 63 dc.
Rnd 8: [(2 Dc) into next dc, dc in each of next 6 dc] 9 times – 70 dc.
Rnd 9: [(2 Dc) into next dc, dc in each of next 7 dc] 9 times – 81 dc.
Rnd 10: [(2 Dc) into next dc, dc in each of next 8 dc] 9 times – 90 dc.
Rnd 11: [(2 Dc) into next dc, dc in each of next 9 dc] 9 times – 99 dc.
Rnd 12: [(2 Dc) into next dc, dc in each of next 10 dc] 9 times – 108 dc.
Rnd 13: [(2 Dc) into next dc, dc in each of next 11 dc] 9 times – 117 dc.
When you have 18” left of the final ball, finish by working: hdc in the next dc, sc in the next dc, sl st in the next dc. Fasten off.

Weave in ends

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I wonder if the props were placed strategically to cover up the uneven ending of one color as you transition into the next? Surely it can't be perfect all the way around. That's just me, though. This playroom rug is STILL SO CUTE I can't stand it. I would love this in the kitchen, even. At the foot of the bed, too. Hey, I'm coming up with more ideas. I gotta go.

This would look great in our playroom.


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