From Old Bedsheets to New Rugs
How many sheets does it take to make a rag rug?
It takes about 10 yards of fabric to make a 24 x 36 inch size rug. 1/3 of this fabric is not even seen so an old sheet or other scrap fabric is great. I found that a full size sheet is about the same as 4 yards of fabric. via
How do you make a traditional rag rug? (video)
How do you make a simple rag rug? (video)
How do you crochet a rag rug from old sheets? (video)
What material do you use for a rag rug?
Offcuts from patchwork, quilting and dressmaking are ideal materials to go into a rag rug too and these are often cotton. Although fun to use, cotton does tend to fray quite a bit, which can make it a fairly messy fabric to work with. via
How many shirts do you need to make a rag rug?
An easy rag rug DIY project that works up very quickly. You'll only need one or two old t-shirts, some scissors to cut up your yarn with, and a large crochet hook. Only basic crochet skills are required to make this handy mat. via
How do you make a rag rug out of old T shirts? (video)
How do you finish a rag rug? (video)
How do you edge a rag rug? (video)
How do you braid a rag rug without sewing? (video)
How do you make fabric strips for rag rugs? (video)
How long does it take to make a rag rug?
This 10 x 10cm square of loopy rag rugging took me about 28 minutes to rag rug. Excluding the fabric preparation, it took me 33 minutes to fill a 10 x 10cm square of hessian in the shaggy technique and 1 hour, 10 minutes to shaggy rag rug the entire t-shirt. via