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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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Can Making a Rag Rug Be Therapy for a Brain?

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Can Making a Rag Rug Be Therapy for a Brain?

It is time for me to share another great rag rug story.  Tracy from Ohio now living in Ontario had a stroke and turned to rag rug making for part of her recovery therapy. Tracy has shared with me in a few emails. Tracy writes: "By all means use in your blog, I think that's great. It is therapy and for others who know someone who has TBI or stroke, I hope they try it. I am going to ask to speak at the local Stroke recovery groups. Every step no matter how big or small is one step toward...

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Rag Rugs by Erin Denim Rug Hints

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Rag Rugs by Erin Denim Rug Hints

This is a denim rag rug that Patty C. from Ohio shared with me. I asked if she would share some details about her denim rag rug.  Patty provided quite a few details that I thought might be very helpful to others taking on the their own denim rug.  Here is the link to my denim rag rug video.                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6t-koK7Rxs She used 9 pairs of  recycled blue jeans cut into 1"-1.5" strips. The rug is 22" x 28" in overall size. She used a 22 mm crochet hook that she purchased on www.ragrugsbyerin.com...

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