Cosy Rugs

 Not a card today, but sharing pics of the two rugs I've been making during Stage 4 lockdown, in Melbourne.  I honestly don't know what I would have done with the hours of potential boredom if I didn't have my crafts to keep me busy and interested.

I normally make rugs in a square granny style, but thought I'd try a rectangle - so learned how to start this via youtube - I should have made it longer to start with but that's the learning lesson isn't it?  The wool I purchased just before lockdown, as I knew I needed something more than card making to keep me sane - I bought 5 each of the blue and pink shaded balls - giant balls of 200g each.




and of course I couldn't resist making a little card to go with each one!





Comments

  1. Ann these are absolutely gorgeous. Your granddaughers will love them and the matching cards!
    Thanks for visiting my blog too - I tried to find the youtube video I watched regarding wet blocking if I find it I will forward the link. Essentially you soak the garmet for about 20minutes, lightly squeeze out water, don't wring, roll in a towel(s) to remove more water and lay out your garmet to desired finished size. I hadn't wet blocked before and I'm so glad I did with the yarn I used it certainly needed it and made a huge difference to my finished jumper. I have been knitting for years and this is the first time I have wet blocked. I must admit until the last few years I always used arcylic yarn now I have more invested in my garmets!

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  2. These are both so beautiful, your colours choices are beautiful Ann! Hope you are staying safe and well, sending big crafty hugs (virtual of course) your way x

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  3. They are gorgeous and well loved and appreciated by your grand daughters x

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