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

2. Country Living Country Decorating
If you love country decorating, you’ll love this book. It’s packed with pictures of living rooms, dining rooms, kitchens, entrances, bedrooms and outdoor spaces. Looking for ways to display your rugs? Lots of ideas here! Includes instructions for making Penny Rugs.

3. Rugmaking Newsletter Sign-Up
Information about the Rugmaking Newsletter

4. 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.

5. 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.

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

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

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

9. Instructions for a Four-Strand Braided Rug
Read here the detailed instructions for a four-strand braid

10. Painted Summer Rug - modern oilcloth
Make a floorcloth as a summer project

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