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Crochet Decorator Fabric
for Home Decor
Article by KarensVariety.com

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
Bath mat
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 different colour.

Cover plain lampshades to suit your room decor.

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.
Other crochet fabric, motifs, edgings, fringes can be found in this vintage book, as well as many patterns to create home decor accessories.

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