Handmade Rugs

We’ve got you covered! Do you need ideas for a handwoven and handmade rug? Check out our patterns and projects for inspiration.

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A Weaver's Greatest Critic

    Checkerboard Twill Rug by Tom Knisely. Sara Bixler Contributor, Weaving Today weavingtoday.com There are very few times where I am asked to review one of Tom’s works. It can get to be quite incestuous as he’s my father and I can be rather partial to his works. But for those who know us…

In Awe of Rags

New Free eBook: Weaving with Rags: 3 Free Rag-Weaving Patterns I’ve been fascinated by rag weaving for a long time. When I was very young, I remember my parents purchasing a handwoven rag rug. I can’t remember if it was vintage or if they purchased it from a craftsman, but I remember being in awe…

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New eBook! Top Ten Rugs on Four Shafts

                  In spite of how much I love rugs, I have never woven one. I’ve been collecting them for over forty years, and they cover my walls, my furniture, and my floors. Weaving them has always seemed intimidating to me. Color choices matter so much; smooth selvedges,…

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4-Shaft or 6-Shaft Taquete "Toaster" Rug

“Shaft Switching for Versatile Patterning in Taquete” by Gisela von Weisz teaches you an easier way to setup your loom for shaft switching to give you the ultimate design freedom on just four shafts. Also included are instructions for weaving a Taquete “Toaster” rug on 4 or 6 shafts.  ***SORRY, THIS AWESOME CONTENT IS FOR…

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Free Rug Weaving Patterns from Weaving Today

One of the first classes I took after learning to weave was a rug workshop with Jason Collingwood. I loved the idea of rug weaving. I was going to make handsome, substantial handwoven rugs that would be fun to weave, brighten up my decor, and wow friends with my fledgling weaving prowess. I loved Jason’s…