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Toothbrush Rag Rug - pink and purple rug

Toothbrush Rag RugIt is about the 15th rag rug I have made. I've gotten lots of comments on this one.

 

The start of a latchhook rug on a canvas

Frugal Scrap RugWhile in my local craft store, I found a nice sized latch hook canvas. I started saving my little yarn clippings from knitting and crocheting and now I am using them for my rug!

 

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Braided Rug From Old TowelsWe all know we can recycle bath towels that are worn in spots to become potholders or washcloths. But, another nifty way to recycle them is to make them into braided rugs.

 

multicolored rug

Pom Pom RugI had a lot of yarn laying around the house so I made a pom pom rug out of it. I got the idea from Lions yarns, but of course, I could not afford their yarn. I did not use their directions either.

 

Rag Rug From Recycled Fleece Clothing

Rag Rug from Recycled Fleece ClothingI have just joined the site and thought you might like to see a rug made from recycled fleece jackets. They are very cheap to buy in the charity shops, there are some brilliant colors and make a super rug.

 

Blue jay hooked rug.

Rug Hooking CraftsThis bird is a picture of the second piece of rug hooking, I ever did. Rug hooking is not as hard as one would think. You use a piece of burlap or other backings, get some wool and a hook. You can trace pattern on yourself or buy patterns already done.

 

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Making A Patterned Rug With Clothing DyeI had an old off white throw rug size 5x10 feet. I took 3 spray bottles. I filled one spray bottle with green RIT dye and a tablespoon of salt, and a tablespoon of laundry detergent.

 

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Organizing Yarn When Making A Hook RugTake a yard of material and fold 3/4 of it up and sew in squares like a shoe organizer. Use this for your yarn when making a hook rug. You can tape the number and the color of thread on each square so you can use it over and over with each rug.

 

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