Welcome to the Bursts of Aloha Mug Rug pattern. This pattern is inspired by the ever-popular mug rug trend. I imagine many of us are spending most of our time at home right now and have a constant hot or cold beverage on hand. How about a beautiful mug rug to go under your beverage. My personal beverage of choice is a hot cup of Earl Grey tea. This pattern naturally creates a thicker texture that works extremely well to protect your surfaces.

The yarn I used in this pattern is Dishie from Knitpicks/WeCrochet. WeCrochet was kind to send me this Dishie yarn, it is 100% cotton that is very soft and doesn’t fray. I also like that it doesn’t hurt my hands like some cotton yarn can. You can check out their variety of solid colors, multi-colors, twist colors, and colors available in cones.

The special stitch in this pattern is a jasmine stitch and I’ve included a video as well as links to help learn this stitch. With a little practice and patience, you can create this beautiful texture.

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Materials:

Yards/Ounces:

Skill Level:

Advanced Beginner 

Size:

Regular size mug rug 

Gauge: 

4 x 4 inches = 6 puffs of Jasmine Stitch x 6 Rows of Jasmine Stitch. See Video Link in Notes.  

Dimensions:

Size without tassels 4.5 inches x 5.5 inches. With tassels 4.5 inches x 9 inches.

Abbreviations:   

ch = chain  

puff stitch = puff stitch with 2 yarn overs (see Notes)

sc = single crochet 

YO = yarn over 

sl st = slip stitch

Notes:
  • I highly recommend watching the video I made for Jasmine Star Stitch located HERE.
  • I also made a step by step photo tutorial for Jasmine Star Stitch located HERE.
  • This pattern includes a special stitch, the jasmine stitch which includes the puff stitch with 4 yarn overs. Puff stitch with 4 yarn overs is yarn over, insert hook into the stitch where you are creating the puff stitch, yarn over and draw through. You will have 3 loops on your hook. Repeat three more times, you will have 9 loops on your hook. When doing a Jasmine Stitch with 4 yarn overs, you will have 25 loops on your hook.
  • Tassels are recommended.
  • 100% cotton yarn is recommended. 

Pattern: 

 

Row 1: With I/5.5 mm hook, ch 2, going into first chain, *puff stitch with 4 YO, YO, and pinch yarn before inserting through all loops. Pull yarn through all loops and going back where you are pinching yarn insert hook, pull yarn through. YO and sc.* This is creating one petal of the Jasmine Stitch. Repeat * to * 6 times. You will have 7 single petals. The last puff stitch you made will be the turning petal on row 2. 

Row 2: You will now be starting the repeating sequence of the Jasmine Stitch by working back onto petals you just created. *Going into the top of the petal you just made, puff stitch, going into the space in petal before puff stitch, and going into space in petal before that petal puff stitch. You will have a total of 25 loops on your hook. YO and pinch yarn before inserting through all loops. Pull yarn through all loops and going back where you are pinching yarn insert hook, pull yarn through. YO and sc.* Repeat * to * to end of row. On the last puff, you go into the 1st ch-1 you worked into in at the very beginning. You will have 6 clusters. Turn work. 

Row 3-8: Ch 1, going into the last sc you made, puff stitch, YO, and pinch yarn before inserting through all loops. Pull yarn through all loops and going back where you are pinching yarn insert hook, pull yarn through. YO and pull through both loops on your hook, sc.  *Going into the top of the petal you just made, puff stitch, going into the space in petal before puff stitch, and going into space in petal before that petal puff stitch. YO and pinch yarn before inserting through all loops. Pull yarn through all loops and going back where you are pinching yarn insert hook, pull yarn through. YO and, sc.* Repeat * to * to end of row. You will have 6 clusters. Leave a tail to sew in or incorporate into your tassel and fasten off.

Tassels:

Using 4 pieces of 6-inch cuts of yarn, make 5 tassels evenly on each side. Trim tassels slightly to be even.

Since you can get three mug rugs from one skein of 3.5 oz or 100 grams of yarn, this project is super affordable to make a set for your home or a set for a friend. I don’t mind if you use this pattern to create items to sell. These would look beautiful on your market table.

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April 30, 2020

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