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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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NEW HOOKS in Walnut, Birch and Poplar (12mm, 13 mm &14 mm)

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NEW HOOKS in Walnut, Birch and Poplar (12mm, 13 mm &14 mm)

Rag Rug Enthusiast, Lyle (Mr. Camerman) is at it again. He has been working on the lathe perfecting more hooks styles and hook sizes.  We have some newer ergonomic hooks as well as our new birch 14 mm.  Before we only had the 14 mm in the ergonomic style. Check out our new line up. Just for following we are offering a 10% discount code valid through June 16, 2019, The discount code is good for anything on my website.   RRbE10  As always my rag rug tutorials are free on my website by clicking on the blue link in the...

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Enter to Win $25 Coupon at Rag Rugs by Erin

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Enter to Win $25 Coupon at Rag Rugs by Erin

Rag Rug Enthusiast, This is the offer I posted on my Facebook page on May 3, 2019, and wanted to make sure you are able to participate in the offer if you would like. Please go to my Facebook page, Rag Rugs by Erin, to participate.  "Rag Rugs by Erin Offer for the month of May 2019: If you COMMENT, LIKE and SHARE this post from the original Facebook post on Rag Rugs by Erin you will be entered into a random drawing for 1 of 5 $25 gift coupons towards any products on our website www.ragrugsbyerin.com I will post all winners...

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Rag Rugs by Erin 3 New Products

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Rag Rugs by Erin 3 New Products

Hello Rag Rug Enthusiasts! I have added 3 new products to my website:   I have had many requests over the years for me to make sheet yarn for rag rug makers to purchase.  Though I know most of you make your own sheet yarn some struggle with this for several reasons: 1. Finding the right sheets or not available in your area. 2. Time or inconvenient. 3. Difficulty 4. Just want to get to the fun part of making the rug. We have also been able to acquire reclaimed wood for making 10.5 mm and 12 mm rag rug crochet...

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Rag Rugs Last Month and Next Month

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Rag Rugs Last Month and Next Month

Dear Rag Rug Enthusiasts!  Last month: Rag rug tutorials - Back Bar or Back Stitch Rag Rug shows the differences between this stitch and the standard single crochet. The technique is almost the same however the look is pleasantly different.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPwB5_4hqYo&t=76s Avoid Rag Rug Shoulder or Back Pain shows 3 things you might be doing to cause you pain while making your rag rug.  Lots of positive feedback on this video.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnfBHA9L2Zs Next Month: I have 2 classes scheduled in the month of April 2019 at my home in Sebring, Florida.  These are small classes that other people scheduled and I am...

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