Easiest Possible DIY Rag Rug
Featured On So-Sew-Easy! TRUST ME. I CAN’T CROCHET, I CAN’T KNIT. THIS IS SURELY THE EASIEST VERSION OF A RAG RUG PROJECT. IT WAS MY FIRST EVER, AND IT WAS A FUN SUCCESS!
How to finish a rag rug and care for it — Day to Day Adventures
Don’t you just love handmade rag rugs? Somehow they make a room warmer and more colorful! There are several ways to make a rag rug: braiding, weaving and by making knots. My favorite type or rug is made with the Amish knot. This post is all about how to finish this type of rag rug and care
Rag Rug Video Course — Day to Day Adventures
Have you ever wanted to make your own rag rug? Use this video course to learn how to make one(or many) using the Amish knot technique! These unique rugs last a lifetime! We still use the ones I made a decade ago!
Rug Hooking Techniques...Hit-n-Miss...and More...
The easiest way to keep ends from looking messy and forming a ditch is to stagger your cut ends. Hook your first row normally having a trimmed end on each side. Begin your second row by pulling up your tail in the hole where you would normally pull your 1st loop. Now go back and pull a loop in the hole you skipped, ignore your tail and pull your second loop on the other side of it. When you reach the end of the row, leave a bit of slack in your strip, make sure the strip is not twisted and…
Crochet Edge for finishing hooked rugs
After seeing my rugs, many people want to learn how to finish their hooked rugs with a crochet edge. So I am updating my photo tutorial for my blog readers today.
Wool Sale • Cindi Gay Rug Hooking
Occasionally I need to clear out the excess wool in my personal closet. This is wool that is usually an odd shape, that I cannot sell with my standard shaped wool. Some are wools that I received last week, others are wools that might have been in my closet for almost 20 years and have […]
Plaid Tongue Rug Tutorial
I'm so pleased to be able to share my tutorial for the Plaid Tongue Rug. Affectionately known between Cee and me as the Tom Rug. It was Tom Pryor's snippet of a penny rug photo that inspired me. The lesson is...you can make any rug. See it, be inspired, imagine it, and make your own version. Cut a piece of lightweight wool or flannel to about 26 inches square. Remember to use up and make do, that's what penny rugs are about. Fold in half twice to find the center lines. Make a long running…
Rug Hooking. Would You Make a Good Hooker?
I had no idea that I had everything it took to make a spectacular hooker, but a few weekends ago, on a Saturday afternoon I discovered I was destined to be a pro. And so did my mother. Ask yourself these questions: 1. Do you like to work with your hands? 2. Do
Rag Rug with Multi Color Design
The rich texture of rag rugs tugs to your heart. They are really fantastic. To add some colors that are crazily blended together you have no other idea that is better than getting a rag rug for your l