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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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September Special Rag Rug by Erin

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September Special Rag Rug by Erin

Hello Rag Rug Enthusiasts, For the month of September 2018 Rag Rugs by Erin is giving away a packet of 12 stitch markers with every hook order. You can find packets of stitch markers in increments of 8 or 30 in 2 different types on my website. I will try to include both types with the September Stitch Marker Special while supplies last. All orders will receive a packet of 12 stitch marker during the month of September. Thank you! With a smile, Erin Please email me at ragrugsbyerin@gmail.com for ideas or suggestions you would like clarification or information about....

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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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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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