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Rag Rugs using Recycled T-Shirt Yarn

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Grosgrain ribbon to measure each stripe.

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Floor Loom Weaving taught by Janet Dawson

Learn to weave on a loom for the first time or get your skills up to warp speed with Janet Dawson in Floor Loom Weaving.

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Category Weaving
Type Home Decor
Style Eco-Friendly
Gwyn Hug on

What materials did you use? Cotton for the warp and recycled t-shirt yarn for the weft.

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These were Christmas gifts for my friends at work - they picked their colors. I ordered the recycled t-shirt yarn from Etsy. I made 12 altogether. It was a lot of fun and I'm thinking to make more! :)

12/20/2013 Flag

Very cool! Those look great! =)

12/23/2013 Flag

Thanks! :)

12/23/2013 Flag

I low those. What a great gift idea.

04/13/2014 Flag

Thanks! Everyone seems to love getting them! The weft is thick, so once the loom is warped, they weave up really quickly. :)

04/18/2014 Flag

Very cool project, love this! Great colors, great idea.

05/12/2015 Flag

Thank you! They are really fun to make! And there are lots of videos on YouTube showing you how to cut your old t-shirts into one long, continuous strand of "yarn."

05/12/2015 Flag

Ah, thanks for that tip on the videos, I'll look for them since I do have a lot of old T shirts saved.

05/13/2015 Flag

Here are some links I found helpful: Good luck and have fun! :)

05/13/2015 Flag