Top Ten rugmaking Articles

Here are the top ten articles for the Rugmaking Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Toothbrush Rag Rugs
Learn how to make the basic knot

2. How To Make A Toothbrush Rug Needle
Instructions for making a toothbrush rug needle from a toothbrush.

3. Latch Hook - Joining Canvas
Latch hook rug canvas can be purchased in a variety of sizes. 3.75 Graph ‘N Latch Rug Canvas made by M.C.G. Textiles works well and can be found in most craft or sewing stores. Can’t find a canvas large enough? Two or more canvases can be joined together to get the size needed.

4. Latch Hook - Cutting Yarn
Cutting your own yarn is easy and will give you more choices for colors, lengths, yarn weights and fibers than purchasing pre-cut yarn. This article also explains how to calculate yarn requirements.

5. Latch Hook Iron-On Binding
Instructions to finish a square or rectangle rug using Iron-On Binding.

6. Latch Hook Tools and Supplies
Tools and Supplies used for Latch Hooking.

7. Latch Hook Tips
This article explains how to fix mistakes and how to prevent canvas from unraveling.

8. No Sew Fabric Joins
Instructions for joining fabric strips - No sewing required!

9. Math tools for a braided rug
Let math help you calculate the fabric requirements for a braided rug.

10. All About Fabric - Toothbrush Rugs
This article covers selecting, tearing and cutting fabric as well as ironing and joining fabric strips.

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