NOTES OF INTEREST:

Just Crochet/Craft Idea's: As usual I have a few new projects I'm working on and one more new Great Grandbaby coming that I'm creating a Blanket for, so, busy, busy. If you have any comments, or questions about my interests (creativity), I will answer them under the post where you leave the comment. Thanks for stopping by. Birdie



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Monday, January 31, 2011

Fabulous Felted Rug

This was the most beautiful little bath rug I ever made. I always seem to give them away. This one went to my daughter in Wisconsin, she loved it and so did Jiggy. I used a pattern from www.lionbrand.com called fabulous Felted Rug. It's a free download and well worth the time. I used left over Lion Brand 100% fisherman's yarn (you can use any 100% wool that will felt) held together with fun fur. Made with a large hook, it's fast and so fluffy on the feet. Also, try taking any of the basic rug patterns use felting wool with the fun fur held together instead of the yarn called for in the pattern, use 2 sizes larger hook (for instance - if a US I (use a US K)) this usually adds about 4 inches in width and length to the stitches, then when you felt it, you have a nice size rug for the bath.

2 comments:

  1. Birdies
    I'm not familiar with 100% fisherman's yarn can you explain or tell where it came from? Love the cat stories.
    thank you

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  2. Hi NKBJ, I typed the information in the discription for the above. Also added other tips. thanks, Birdie

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