Basket Weave Crochet Rug

Personalize your room with a handmade rug you can enjoy for years.

Skill Level | Intermediate
Finished Size | 5′ x 3′

With a few skeins of super bulky yarn you can whip up the perfect accent rug for your room. The texture of our basket weave rug is thick and squishy under your feet.

Project sponsored by Yarnspirations

When you need a more custom accent rug in your room, our basket weave crochet rug is the way to go. It’s comfortable to walk on and if you use the yarn we recommend, it’s safe to toss in the washer and dryer when it gets dirty.

With this project you’ll get to practice crocheting post stitches which are used to create the basket weave texture. It’s a breeze to memorize once you find a rhythm so you can really enjoy the process.

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We’ve prepared a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations you will need to get started as well as a video tutorial demonstrating how to crochet the basket weave crochet rug and written instructions to complete this project from start to finish.

  • Approx 880 yds; Bernat Pop! Bulky Yarn (Colorway pictured: grayed out)
  • 15 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

  • Bpdc Back post double crochet
  • Ch Chain
  • Dc Double crochet
  • Fpdc Front post double crochet
  • Hk Hook
  • Rem Remaining
  • Rep Repeat
  • Sk Skip
  • Slst Slip stitch
Finished Size

3′ x 5′


6 sts x 5 rows = 4″
(stitch pattern)

This crochet rug is worked lengthwise using a basket weave stitch pattern. In order to achieve the desired measurements, be sure to check your gauge and make any changes to your crochet hook that’s necessary to obtain that gauge.

Additional Notes: Chain two at beginning of each row counts as a double crochet stitch.

Need to Print this Pattern?

You’ll find the full pattern for free here on this page. However, if you’d like a PDF version of this pattern to print or save for offline use, you can purchase it from our PDF shop.

Row 1:  Ch 64. Dc in 4th ch from hk and in each rem ch.

Rows 2-3: Ch 2. *Fpdc next 4 sts. Bpdc next 4 sts. Rep from * to end of row. 1 dc top turning ch. Turn.

Rows 4-6: Ch 2. *Bpdc next 4 sts. Fpdc next 4 sts. Rep from * to end of row. 1 dc top turning ch. Turn.

Row 7: Ch 2. *Fpdc next 4 sts. Bpdc next 4 sts. Rep from * to end of row. 1 dc top turning ch. Turn.

Repeat: Rep rows 2 through 7 until work measures 36″ from starting edge.

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

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