DIY rope rug
A couple vacations ago, I made a rope rug. A 4-foot one, is specific.
I had seen from the Purl Bee as well as the rope rug from Ladies and Gentlemen and desired to make one. My pal Ashmo requested if I’d be ready to make one as a marriage present on her behalf buddy. My response? Definitely!
- (16/32 diameter).
I found it on Joann Fabrics, and utilized about 3 boxes of the things. I was fortunate to have a coupon, and so the rope was 40% down!
I’d already been jonesing for a S hook because the cold weather, and also this was the perfect reason getting one. I plumped for a bamboo one, which believed truly durable with all the dense rope. I’d suggest it over a plastic one. For anybody who’s thinking, a S-hook is the mommy of all crochet hooks: it is towards size of a normal carrot.
We implemented the structure throughout, making certain to crochet each circular reasonably loosely. Once I was done, I wove the ends associated with the line through rug.
Whenever I must join the line (i.e. when I completed a field of cord), we taped the finishes together and sewed them on rest of the carpet to help keep all of them in place. I experienced become cautious if not they would fray and unravel.
Here’s the carpet beginning (and me having fun with it):
It took roughly 8 hours in order to make. I obtained blisters through the rope, but that has been additionally because We crocheted it pretty tightly in certain places. Don’t do this.
I happened to be actually happy with the ultimate carpet. It was chunky and quite comfy to sit on. It’s perhaps not the type of carpet you intend to place plenty of furniture on however, because of its volume (it weighs in at about 20 weight).