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For those who know how to use a crochet needle, this book is very much worth considering.

  • Jul 28, 2011
This short book, which includes patterns and pictures, is all about crocheting rugs using rags, not yarn. Crocheting with yarn is very well-known, but I have never heard of crocheting with rags. It sounds like a good way to get rid of excess fabric.

It talks about how to attach the 1-inch wide strips of fabric together, in order to make longer strips. Before you even start cutting your fabric strips, it might be good to estimate just how much will be needed; the book covers it. Another important point to remember is making sure that the rug will stay flat when it goes on the floor.

The book shows pictures of different kinds of rugs. There is a basic round rug, a rectangular rug (where it's OK to change colors every few rows), the well-known oval rug, a heart-shaped rug, a slice rag rug (that looks like a round rug that has been cut in half) and a harvest rug. Instructions are included with each picture, instructions that are written in Crochet, not in English.

Those who know how to use a crochet needle could do a lot worse than buy this book. The patterns and instructions seem like they are easy-to-follow. It is very much worth considering.

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Learn how to create beautiful thick crochet rag rugs. You will be amazed at how easy these rugs are to create! Your friends & family will love them. Simple instructions and technique to create beautiful heirloom quality rugs for gifts or home decoration. This book is a perfect addition to the companion Basic Crochet Rag Rug Instructional DVD on Amazon.com taught by the creator of the Crochet Shag Rag Rug technique. This is great book for beginners to crocheting fabric rag rugs! Advanced crocheters will love this book too because of the wide variety of unique crochet rag rug patterns. This Book Includes Patterns for: Basic Round Crochet Rag Rug, Rectangle Crochet Rag Rug Large Heart Crochet Rag Rug Basic Oval Crochet Rag Rug Slice Crochet Rag Rug Patchwork Heart Crochet Rag Rug China Plate Crochet Rag Rug Harvest Crochet Rag Rug Rippled Oval Crochet Rag Rug Butterfly Crochet Rag Rug
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ISBN-10: 1441490205
ISBN-13: 9781441490209
Author: Sarah Holmes,
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Publisher: CreateSpace
Date Published: 2009
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