Two Ways to Make Rag Rugs
Date: Friday October 25, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Crystal Kitchens
Maximum number of students: 10.
Open to adults and youth ages 14 and up.
Learn two methods of making rag rugs and how to prepare the fabric. Learn a few simple crochet stitches and crochet a mug rug from fabric strips in class. You will know how to continue the work at home to make a full sized rug if you want. No crochet experience is required.
Learn how to make a Navajo Knot, and make a rag rug using only your fingers, no tools. You can make a mug rug in class, and continue working at home to make a trivet or full-sized rug. No sewing experience is needed.
You’ll learn how to prepare the fabric strips and how to start a round rug and an oval rug.
Bring a size P or size Q crochet hook. Bring tightly woven fabric, such as a sheet, to recycle into the crocheted rug. Bring a worn pair of jeans to recycle into the Navajo Knot rug. Wash and dry the materials in the dryer before this workshop.
The leader will bring all the other tools and supplies you’ll need to use during the workshop.
Bring a sack lunch.