Big Stitch Knit Rug | Purl Soho

Our Big Stitch Knit Rug is scrumptious like a heavenly soft cloud and beautiful like a white-pebbled Sardinian beach. Sinking your feet into its cozy stitches is such a wonderful feeling you’ll want it first thing in the morning and last thing at night!

Big Stitch Knit Rug | Purl Soho

With its farm-fresh natural fibers and jumbo sized stitches, the Big Stitch Knit Rug embraces homey rusticity with modern panache. A super easy slip stitch pattern gives it its lofty squishiness and fantastic nubbly texture.

Big Stitch Knit Rug | Purl Soho

Like its circular cousin, the Big Stitch Crocheted Rug, this knit version is made out of Bag Smith’s Big Stitch Alpaca. It seems to say, “Make me into a gorgeous rug!”. Seventy percent alpaca reinforced by a touch of wool and nylon, this yarn is ready to withstand rigorous duty with dignity and beauty!

Materials

Big Stitch Knit Rug | Purl Soho

  • 2 skeins of Bag Smith’s Big Stitch Alpaca Yarn (70% alpaca, 15% wool, 15% nylon; 140 yards). This color is Cream.

Gauge

1 1/4 stitches = 1 inch in stitch pattern

Finished Dimensions

34 inches wide x 41 inches long

Notes

Slip 1: Slip 1 purlwise, with yarn in back.

Pattern

Cast on 41 stitches.

Wrong Side (WR): Knit

Right Side (RS): *K1, slip 1, repeat from * to last stitch, K1

Repeat previous 2 rows until piece measures about 41 inches or until desired length, ending with a WS row.

Bind off loosely and weave in your ends.