Lex The Axolotl Salamander Rug PDF Crochet Pattern


You will smile alotl just like an axolotl with this adorable rug in your room. The rug base is made using a single strand of super-bulky weight Bernat Blanket yarn (6), the head ferns and tail edging are made from 2 strands of bulky weight Bernat Velvet yarn (5), and the eyes are made from 3 strands of medium weigh Bernat Super Value yarn (4). If you wish, you can use any super-bulky yarn (6) for the entire project. The pattern is written row-by-row in US crochet terms. It also includes crochet diagrams, step-by-step photos, and a conversion chart to UK terms.


  • English 
  • PDF, 10 pages and 3.5 MB (mobile devices friendly)

SKILLS: Chain, slip stitch, single crochet, double crochet, picot, shell, working in rows and in the round, increasing, sewing.

GAUGE: 9 dc X 4.5 rows = 4” X 4” (10 X 10 cm), working with a 9 mm (M/N) hook and a super-bulky weight yarn (6).


  •  Bernat Blanket Sparkle yarn: 650 yds (594 m) of Aqua Sparkle
  •  Bernat Velvet yarn: 250 yds (228 m) of Velveteal
  •  Bernat Super Value yarn: 50 yds (45 m) of Black and 5 yds (4 m) of White


  • 5.5 mm (I)
  • 9 mm (M/N)


  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers

Approximately 46” (117 cm) X 48” (122 cm). Your finished size may vary slightly depending on the materials used and your tension.

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Pattern Published: Jan 01, 2022

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