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« on: October 04, 2007 06:41:22 AM »

a recent finished project. I'd love to know what you think of my new rug  Smiley

http://images.etsy.com/all_images/e/e75/83d/il_430xN.12208960.jpg

The rug measures about 33" across.  I did not really follow a pattern at all.  I just single crocheted in the round.  I think I started by chaining 6 & then I joined with a slip stitch to form a ring.  From there I just single crocheted like you would if you were making a hat or amigurumi and increased my stitches here & there ( I didn't even keep track of rows ) I just eyeballed it and made sure it was laying flat every few rows.

To make the yarn I starting tearing about a 1 1/2" strip but stopped ripping about 1-2 inches from the end & then repeated this process again on the other side while keeping the first strip connected. I repeated this step until I had one long continuous strip. This elimated any sewing to join strips or countless knotting of each single strip. When I needed to join another color I just knotted the two strips together.  



ETA: there is a little more info about the rug on page 3 of this thread Wink & I added a few more ramblings above this picture
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sarahmorgan
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2007 06:50:49 AM »

Gorgeous!  I absolutely love it!   Grin
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« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2007 06:56:27 AM »

That's so neat!  Did you follow a pattern?  Would you share it if you did?  Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2007 07:05:32 AM »

I love it!  Did you use sheets?
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« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2007 07:06:38 AM »

 Grin that rug rocks!!
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« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2007 07:11:23 AM »

It's really cute! I'm with juiceboxgirl, if you have the pattern available I'd love to see it!
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« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2007 07:12:24 AM »

Oh my gosh that rug is gorgeous. It reminds me of when I was a little kid. How did you do it - I would love, love, love to make something like that for my own home.
Simply gorgeous!
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« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2007 07:15:10 AM »

It's lovely!.  The colors you used are beautiful.  How did you do it?  How long did it take you to make it?  What material is made out of?  Sorry for all the questions, but I would love to make something like that.

Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2007 07:17:27 AM »

That is very cool.  I think I just found a project for all of my fabric that I don't have a use for.  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2007 07:18:29 AM »

i love it also!!!! Cheesy 
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