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[June 16, 2019] The site has now stopped selling patterns.

[April 30, 2019] After almost 11 successful years in business, Patternfish will cease selling patterns on 16 June, 2019.

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Moira Ravenscroft

for Wyndlestraw Designs

Rare Earth Rug

Nothing warms a New England winter more than a cozy rug to step onto first thing in the morning. This one is no exception, with its rich natural tones harmonizing with the beauty of the world outside.

The Rare Earth Rug can be worked from handspun yarn, as here, or with commercially available yarns in natural shades of browns, greys and off-whites. The wonderfully gentle gradations of colour are achieved by working with two strands of yarn in ever-changing combinations. The stitch pattern is reversible and lies flat without curling or distortions.

NB: A separate pattern is available for a set of co-ordinating cushions: the Rare Earth Cushions.

Pattern Detail

  • Written instructions and Stitch Patterns charted
  • schematics included
  • no sewing
  • fall/winter, all season
  • no sewing, straight (flat)
  • size: 85 x 105 cm / 33 x 41 ins
  • digital PDF has 6 pages (letter, a4 size)
  • intermediate
    • 4 x 4 in
    • 5.5 mm
    • US 9
    • 18.0 over pattern
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