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    Tying Amish knots is a fairly simple crafting technique that results in beautiful and useful rag rugs. The Amish knot rug, also called a toothbrush rug, uses castoff sheets, clothing, curtains -- any type of fabric that can be torn into long strips. An over-and-under weaving technique known as the A...

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    • Jenny Boone

      The making of old fashioned rag rugs dates back centuries as scraps and remnants of fabrics were made useful by braiding the strips together and then spiraling the braid into a rug. While there are a variety of braided rugs manufactured for purchase, you can carry on tradition by making your own rag rug by hand, whether you have excess amounts of...

    • Susan Griggs

      How to Make Old-Fashioned Rag Rugs: "Create a spiral shape w/the rag braid. Use lacing cord & a dull heavy duty darning needle to lace the braids together by weaving the needle between a braid on one side to a braid on the coil's other side. Return to braiding, completing a few feet at a time & securing w/lacing. Cont. braiding & lacing until you have reached the desired rug size."

    • Angela Marie

      How to Make Rag Rugs by Hand- great for clearing out my closet of all my old shirts from HS to make a cute and colorful design.

    • Lady Raggs

      How to Make Old-fashioned Rag Rugs SAME PICTURE - DIFFERENT CONTENT!

    • gianna

      How to Make Crocheted Rag Rugs (with Pictures) | eHow

    • Salle McAfee

      The Simplest Instructions for Making Rag Rugs | eHow

    • Ginny Alfman

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    • Sarita Dingman

      How to Make Braided Rugs (5 Steps) | eHow

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