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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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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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Using Thick/Heavy Materials for Rag Rugs (Blog/Newsletter 12/29/16)

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Using Thick/Heavy Materials for Rag Rugs (Blog/Newsletter 12/29/16)

I am often asked about using other materials other than sheets and t-shirts when making a rag rug.  I have felt like I had not had very much experience using different types of fabric.  I have done some experimenting with denim, wool and other heavier materials and thought I would pass along what I have learned.  I can show you the different hooks available to make these projects go smoother as well.  This is the link to the video I made Thick Rag Rugs & Hooks.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejJcFNKKkaI Please email me at ragrugsbyerin@gmail.com for ideas or suggestions you would like clarification...

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