Category Archives: Rugs

Video: easy carpet with fabric strips in “accordion”

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Seeing this handmade decorative accessory finished, no one would say that it’s easy to make this carpet, however, if you watch the video showing the step by step you’ll notice that not only it’s simple but you can do it without any costs using recycled fabrics or that you can simplify the work using a variety of colors of t-shirt yarn. Continue reading

Rainbow carpet recipe by Helenacc

Rainbow carpet recipe by Helenacc

Today we’ll appreciate another of the original creations of this friend who very kindly shares the step by step of all her work in order for us to learn and create based on her techniques. We’ll see today a “recipe” to make a very colorful and fun t-shirt yarn carpet that inspires its creator “happines and good things” and she wants us to have the same feeling and inspiration. Continue reading

Loom, crochet, geometric: original carpet models

9cWe all know some models of carpets crocheted with t-shirt yarn, but there are many more designs and several ways to make them, as you have seen in our blog. This pink carpet of ywmyfz79 is a carpet model made with a loom that you can find in decoration shops and they are really beautiful. But if you are looking for an original carpet pattern there are many designs to see.
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Rugs made of fabric and wool

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This work by Ristirasti is a good idea to make a colorful rug with a single color fabric, joining the strips with multicolored wool, but you can do it in reverse, using several colors of fabric with black, white or colored wool. This is a nice idea to make rugs out of recycled fabric in a fun way, combining colors of wool and fabric. Continue reading

Chain Braid: The easiest method to make a crochet rug

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Here you have the easiest method to make a crocheted rug that seems to be made with braids and is simply created by making chains with fabric strips and a crochet needle. There is no crochet stitch easier to make and can even be knitted with your hands. Continue reading

Tips and ideas for rugs with braids

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We all know how to make braids, they are so easy to create that can also be made by little  children, so this is an ideal project to do with the family. The most difficult thing to make a rug with braids is to braid the whole roll of t-shirt yarn, so doing it in several sections simplify the work so you can make a colorful carpet and work as a team. Continue reading

Rugs made by crochet experts

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Today we’ll show you some models of rugs with beautiful designs and perfect completion, made by crochet experts. Each rug is different and unique with the personal seal of its creator and is just a sample of the excellent results that can be achieved by knitting a fabric rug by combining crochet stitches in an original design. Continue reading

Square rug step by step (and tips for flattening the fabric)

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Almost all the models of XXL crocheted rugs you have seen in our blog are round, and a friend recently asked us how to make a square rug of t-shirt yarn with crochet, so, today we share a complete step by step for rugs clearly explained, where you can see how to make a square rug with recycled fabric and how to stretch the fabric so the rug stays flat, smooth and even. Continue reading