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Sheet Yarn Width Vs. Hook Size Suggestion for Your Rag Rugs

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Sheet Yarn Width Vs. Hook Size Suggestion for Your Rag Rugs

Choosing the correct crochet hook to match your rag rug project really is a matter of personal choice and preferences. I will talk about sheet yarn widths to match your hook size and rag rug. This is not written in stone but will help you get started making a good choice for you. Please let me make a few suggestions to think about: 1. The most common rag rug hook sizes are the N, O, P and Q.  In mm that will roughly translate from 10 mm to 17 mm. That depends on what conversion chart you look at. The most popular...

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Rectangle Rag Rug with Easy Great Corners (Recycled Pillowcase)

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Rectangle Rag Rug with Easy Great Corners (Recycled Pillowcase)

Rag Rug Enthusiasts, This new tutorial shows how to make a rectangle rag rug and it focuses on making the corners more precise and easier. It has some differences than my other rectangle tutorial and of course hopefully the filming and quality of the tutorial has improved also. I am a work in progress. I made this rug with only pillowcases to help add to the possibilities of your rug make creativity. I added my How to Cut a Pillowcase in One Long Strip to the end of the tutorial to make it is easy to view if you haven't...

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Unique Gift for the Dog Lover in Your Life

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Unique Gift for the Dog Lover in Your Life

Rag Rug Enthusiasts,  It's been a while since my last blog.  I have been busy creating rugs to teach and film, traveling and teaching as well as doing some interviews.  I have had several requests to create a tutorials for a dogbone placemat.  I wanted to get it published for all the viewers that might want to make a few for Christmas presents for the dog lovers in their lives.  Here is the 2 part playlist.   https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAEHBqI5JB7aLe40cmRjBwsC45AhdfEtu As always my rag rug tutorials are free on my website by clicking on the blue link in the description and don't forget the...

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Rag Rug Perspectives

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Rag Rug Perspectives

Three very different rag rugs. Insight on what elements makes up some rag rugs.

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Crafter's Weekend Retreat

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Crafter's Weekend Retreat

Rag Rug Enthusiasts, Upcoming rag rug events: 1.  On August 17, 2019, between Gainesville and Palatka, Florida, I will be teaching a Begginner Rag Rug class at an alpaca farm. There will also be several other crafting classes being offered that weekend (Thursday through Sunday). It might be fun to include another class or 2 during this same weekend. This could be a weekend of decompression for you and a friend or 2. My class is $25 or class and hook $40. If you are interested I will put you in contact with the organizer. Contact me and I can...

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