How To Crochet A Rug with T Shirt Fabric Yarn

This step by step tutorial of How To Crochet A Rug with T Shirt Fabric Yarn is an amazingly frugal way to reused stained shirts into a warm cozy rug.

For generations people have been making rag rugs as an affordable way to make a rug from leftover scraps of fabrics.   Using what you have to make something useful without dipping into your saving or going to debt was a proud accomplishment back in times gone by.   Actually, frugal homesteaders of today are still taking pride in self sufficiency skills and crafts.   Reuse material possessions you already own instead of buying more stuff…. jump off the consumer treadmill and save your cash.

How To Crochet A Rug with T Shirt Fabric Yarn

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Do you have t shirts that are stained beyond wearing out in public any longer ? Excellent, then they are perfect to cut into thin strip to make t shirt yarn. At the end of each length, tie a tight knot to join the pieces together then roll into a big ball.

Here are the things you may need:

  • T Shirts Yarn

  • Yarn – regular

  • Crochet Hook – any size

  • Scissors

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A rag rug is significantly lighter and softer than commercially made rug, it dries quickly after washing by hanging on a clothesline. Plus this method, is in fact can be made from absolutely any leftovers – any fabric, any yarn.

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This rag rug uses T-shirt yarn and the remnants of bright yarn.
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Crochet hook can be any size although if you pick a smaller hook the rag rug will be more dense. If you use a larger hook, your rag rug will be looser.

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While crocheting each diameter of the ringlet, you must slightly increase the amount of stitches so the rag rug will lay flat and not bunch up.

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Front Side of rag rug

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Back Side of rag rug

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