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Crochet Rug "Rose of Notre-Dame" - Tutorial in English

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“Welcome to our crochet tutorial on crafting the ‘Rose of Notre Dame’ doily rug. Join us as we embark on a journey of creativity and skill, unraveling the secrets behind this exquisite piece. Get ready to immerse yourself in the art of crochet and bring the beauty of this masterpiece into your home.
Each lesson comes equipped with step-by-step voice instructions in ENGLISH, ensuring a seamless learning experience (no subtitles). We not only teach the intricate stitch patterns but also delve into the technique of smoothly transitioning colors in relief stitches, eliminating the need to cut the yarn after every color change. Mastering the art of color transition is a valuable skill, especially when faced with the challenge of changing colors frequently within a single row.
Embark on this crochet adventure with us, and let’s create a masterpiece together. Stay tuned for weekly updates, and let the mandala rug “Rose of Notre-Dame” project bring joy and creativity to your crochet journey. Happy crocheting!

Ready-made rug

Introducing our finished rug crafted from a 5 mm cord with a core and expertly crocheted using an 8-mm hook. 210 cm (82″) in diameter. Total weight is 17 kg.

Rows 1 – 5

Before purchasing the video course, watch the first 5 rows to ensure that the teaching style matches your expectations.

Main features

  • Step-by-step Voice Instructions:
    – Clear and detailed voice guidance for each step of the crochet process.
  • Comprehensive Videos for Each Row:
    – In-depth video tutorials demonstrating the execution of every row, ensuring a thorough understanding.
  • Explanation of Color Change Technique in Relief Stitches:
    – Detailed explanation of the color change technique in relief stitches, eliminating the need to cut the yarn with each color transition.

Materials & tools

For the Rug:

  • Polyester or polypropylene cord (polypropylene cord is more economical but may be of lower quality compared to polyester cord).
  • Crochet hook matching the thickness of the cord (see details below**).
  • An additional smaller crochet hook to weave in the ends of the cord under stitches.
  • 5 markers of different colors
  • The final size will be about 210 cm (82″)

**If you are using a 5-6 mm polyester cord with a core, you can use a crochet hook from 8 to 10 mm.
If you are using a 3-4 mm polyester cord without a core, you can use a crochet hook from 5 to 7 mm.

For the Doily or Wall Mandala:

  • Mercerized cotton thread N°10
  • 2 mm crochet hook
  • An additional smaller crochet hook to weave in the ends of the yarn under stitches.
  • 5 markers of different colors
  • The final size will be about 55 cm (21″)

Yarn Consumption:

For the rug, crocheted from a 5 mm polyester cord with a core (9 mm crochet hook), approximately 4000 meters will be needed (20 spools of 200 meters each).
For the doily, crocheted with cotton thread N°10 (2 mm crochet hook), approximately 900 meters will be required.
Always purchase materials with a surplus.

Colors and Yarn Consumption per Color:

We purchased the polyester cord on Etsy. Lithuania is the largest producer of polyester cord in the EU, and on Etsy, you’ll find numerous sellers from Lithuania. They sell cords from the same manufacturer, offering a vast color selection. You can also order a mix of any two colors or choose gradients (a five-step transition from one color to another).
For the rug featured in the main photo, the following cord colors (Lithuanian manufacturer’s color numbers) were used:

  • Beige (N°6) – 1200 meters (6 spools of 200 meters each)
  • Mix (Beige (N°6) / Terracotta (N°65)) – 100 meters (half a spool)
  • Terracotta (N°65) – 900 meters (4.5 spools of 200 meters each)
  • Mix (Terracotta (N°65) / Coffee (N°8)) – 800 meters (4 spools of 200 meters each)
  • Coffee (N°8) – 950 meters (almost 5 spools of 200 meters each)

Color Correspondence between the Rug and the Mandala in the Video Tutorial:

For the video tutorial, we used two-fold cotton yarn from Hobbii on cones (500 g/1700 m).

  • Beige = Beige in the initial circle / Tulip on the petals
  • Mix (Beige / Terracotta) = mix (Beige / Aqua Tint)
  • Terracotta = Light Pink
  • Coffee = Aqua Tint
  • Mix (Terracotta / Coffee)*** = Aqua Tint

*** The mix (Terracota / Caffee) was used in the last 8 rows of the rug.

What is the target audience?

The video tutorial is designed for advanced-level crocheters. The project is intricate, time-consuming, and includes a substantial number of relief elements. Additionally, if you choose to crochet a multicolored rug or mandala, it will further add complexity to the task.
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