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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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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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The Effect of Striped Sheets in a Rag Rug

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The Effect of Striped Sheets in a Rag Rug

Hello Rag Rug Enthusiasts, Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words or in this case 2 pictures. I love using striped sheets in my project and I do not run across as many striped sheets as I would like. If you have not experimented with striped sheets and have passed them up in the thrift store hunt for sheets take a look at a couple pictures that Louise from France was kind enough to share with us. She certainly does beautiful work. Below the pictures are excerpts from her email to me and details that she shared. "I really...

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Shipping Rag Rug Hooks to Canada (Rag Rugs by Erin Blog/Newsletter)

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Shipping Rag Rug Hooks to Canada (Rag Rugs by Erin Blog/Newsletter)

I have had several Canadian viewers that have been disappointed that I was not shipping to Canada.  I have decided to venture out and offer shipping of my rag rug hooks and accessories to Canada. This will also include tote bags and crochet pouches. You can order up to 3 hooks for the minimum shipping charge. You still pay through PayPal which will accept your major credit cards. Please email me at ragrugsbyerin@gmail.com for ideas or suggestions you would like clarification or information about.  Perhaps you will see it in another Rag Rugs by Erin Blog. Follow me on Facebook:...

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Valentines Rug (Rag Rugs by Erin Newsletter/Blog)

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Valentines Rug (Rag Rugs by Erin Newsletter/Blog)

Here is a heart rag rug in time for Valentines Day.  I have re-released this heart rag rug tutorial. This is 1 of 2 different heart rag rug tutorials on my YouTube channel. The first time I posted this rug tutorial, it was in 3 parts plus a border video.  I re-released it in 1 long video. I have a question to ask of you.  I occasionally ask for your thoughts and comments and I am always lucky enough for several of you to share with me.  Do you prefer to have the rag rug tutorials in one long video...

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