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Crochet T-shirt Rug

The t-shirt rug. This was a totally accidental craft that turned out way better than I thought. I needed a project that was portable as I was staying with my dad in the hospital, and nothing is quite so portable as yarn, even tshirt yarn!
Time: 4 Days Cost: $15 Difficulty: Easy
  • crochet t shirt rug, crafts, flooring, home decor, Cut the t shirts to create yarn and crochet it in the round to create a circle tying each new color on as you go
  • crochet t shirt rug, crafts, flooring, home decor
Start with a lot of tshirts. To find out how many, and how I got the most bang for my buck, head over to my blog post - link is below.
  • crochet t shirt rug, crafts, flooring, home decor
I admit, making tshirt yarn was mindless and satisfying, although it left lots of little tshirt fuzzies on my carpet.
  • crochet t shirt rug, crafts, flooring, home decor
Look, super portable! Wind the tshirt yarn into balls, grab a hook and you're on your way. Click over to my blog post to see how the tshirt rug came out. I'm pretty pleased with the ombre coloring and I'm loving the durability and functionality of it!

To see more: http://www.1dogwoof.com/2012/08/crochet-rug-from-t-shirts.html

  • Terrie
    Terrie Townville, SC

    A tutorial on including the steps to create this beautiful rug out of the t shirts would have been nice. Especially for a beginning crafter like me.

  • Ronnie Chameau

    My friend created necklace using cut up t-shirts they are beautiful.
    She has a web sight on Facebook "Donna Pink's Design"

  • Anne Argaiz
    Anne Argaiz Mexico

    This is a most excellent idea!!! Congratulations on your creativity!

  • Frances Smith

    Great idea - will definitely try this.

  • Sandy
    Sandy Bessemer, AL

    I will definitely do this. I have made several rugs from scrap fabric and clothes line cord but this one looks extra soft.