for Home Decor
Whether you are creative or
looking for a way to lessen the cost of decorating your home, you can
crochet decorator fabric for many uses in your home. Table linens,
bedspreads and afghans are common uses that we all think of but you
can also crochet fabric to use as covers and upholstery fabric.
Motifs can be joined or
lengths of fabric can be crocheted. Add fringes
and edgings for a special look.
Bench and chairs
Toilet seat cover
Waste basket covers
Crochet a bathroom set with decorator fabric, add a lacy shower
curtain made with motifs (hang over a plain vinyl curtain).
Cover foam with crochet fabric to make your stools and chair seats
more comfortable; use one colour, multi colours, or make each one a
Cover plain lampshades to suit your room
Crochet throw rugs to complement a room.
Look around your home; you will see many
ways to add some colour, texture, and interesting accessories, to
brighten a room.
This is an example of one crochet fabric
suggested for a bath mat.
Starting at bottom, ch 132 to
measure 22 inches.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, * holding back on hook
the last loop of each tr, make 3 tr in next ch, thread over and
draw through all loops on hook (cluster made), sc in next 3 ch.
Repeat from * across, ending with sc in last ch. Ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Sc in each st across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: * Sc in next 3 sc, make a cluster in next sc.
Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 4: Repeat Row 2. Ch 1, turn.
Row 5: Sc in first sc, * make a cluster in next sc. sc in
next 3 sc. Repeat from * across, ending with sc. Ch 1, turn.
Repeat Row 2 to Row 5 inclusive until piece measures 34 inches,
ending with Row 5. Break off.
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