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Fabric Rugs

Updated on November 5, 2018
Our pup on a fabric rug I made.
Our pup on a fabric rug I made. | Source

Crocheted Rugs

Crocheted rugs are very durable and easy to make. If you are a crocheter and are looking for a quick and easy project, then this is for you. The great thing about these rugs is they can be made any size, shape or are limited only by your imagination.

I am not going to go into detail on how to do certain stitches...this Hub is meant for those who already know how to crochet. If you don't know how, there are many available books, magazines and websites with detailed instructions on how to get started.

The first thing to do is to decide on your colors and pattern. Then, cut your fabric into strips, at least half an inch wide, but not much more than an inch wide...otherwise it makes it too hard to crochet. To get a longer strip of fabric, cut a meter of fabric, then cut around the perimeter until you get to the center. You will want to round the corners first, as the strips will be a bit thick in those spots. Roll the strip into a ball, and start crocheting. You can add strips as you need them. (Just an updated can get approximately 230 feet of fabric "yarn" out of a meter of fabric that has been cut into a half inch strip.)

To start your rug, chain 50, using a 6.5 mm hook. Single crochet in the second chain from the hook and in each chain across. Turn. Continue this pattern until you have the rug the desired length. To add strips as you go along, cut a slit in each end of the new one, plus one in the existing strip. Put one end of the new strip through the slit in the other one, then pull the other end through and tighten. It is a much smaller join than a knot, and doesn't make it too bulky.

I have made these rugs in a rectangle from the center out as well, and they are nice as well. A little more complicated if you're just learning to crochet, but easy once you know how to increase stitches on corners.

Enjoy your new creations!


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