A Raanu rug was traditionally a flat weave weft faced handwoven wall hanging that was sometimes also used as a bed covering. The warp is made of cotton rug yarn or sometimes linen yarn, and the weft is woven of multicoloured fine wool yarns, often a single ply. The weave structure is a repp weave … Continue reading “Raanu”

Rya Rug Repair

Diagrams and instructions for how to repair a hole in a rya rug

Doubleweave Rug

Examples of doubleweave rag rugs woven by our forum member

Weaving T-shirt Rugs

Telly weaves rag rugs using recycled T-shirts

Wagon Wheel Rug Weaving

Instructions for how to weave a wagon wheel rug with a hula hoop or bicycle wheel frame.

3 to 120 Dye Study Project

Using 3 primary dye colors create over 120 different shades

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A project to weave a rya tapestry using hemp yarns.

Rug Yarns

craft and rug yarns, wool, cotton for weaving both warp and weft..