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« on: August 02, 2010 06:33:31 PM »

My first locker hooked rug, made almost entirely of left-over scrap flannels from my families sleep clothes. The only material not used from scrap was most of the white, about 2 yards worth of that.

Here you can see the foundation material the rug is worked on.


The underside. You can see which half I learned how to make slip knots with the strips.  Undecided


And the finished rug. Thanks for looking.

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« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2010 06:59:14 PM »

That is beautiful! I bet it''s really soft, too. Smiley

I've never tried locker hooking, and it looks like fun! You did a great job, and I love the colors.
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« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2010 07:19:54 PM »

Very cool! I want to know how you did it, I'll have to look it up...
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« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2010 08:25:14 PM »

This is beautiful! I've been wanting to try rug hooking for a while now! I just love this, so nice. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2010 06:08:46 AM »

wow--it looks terrific!  About how long did it take you?

I love that you recycled clothing into this beautiful piece!
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« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2010 05:37:36 AM »

I love these kind of rugs, I still have one in a WIP pile, they take forever don't they? How big is it?
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« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2010 05:55:29 AM »

pixieval--you should join us in the rag rug craftalong!  You can finish your rug!

I am going to try this technique--the rug is so lovely and practical!
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« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2010 05:03:25 AM »

oooh so pretty!
Is it soft?!

(*goes away to look up how you made such an awesoem rug!*)
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« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2010 05:13:05 AM »

Very soft, very thick. If it weren't so heavy, it would make the perfect camping sleep pad.  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2010 05:17:13 AM »

I love these kind of rugs, I still have one in a WIP pile, they take forever don't they? How big is it?

Sorry, missed your question some how.  Embarrassed

The rug is approximately 24 by 36 inches.  I want my next one to be much larger and hope to look into the supplies today or Thursday, which ever day I can borrow a car from my mom.  Smiley
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