Woven Finger-Knit Rug
Beginner | 31 min 54 sec
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Combine hundreds of yards of finger-knit chains to create a plush, one-of-a-kind cotton rug -- no knitting needles required!. Anne Weil teaches you the basics of finger knitting, then shows you how to make your very own weaving loom out of simple craft materials. You will learn how to weave your finger-knit chains to make a gorgeous, striped design and finish the rug with decorative tassels. Finger knitting is a fun activity for all ages and a great way to introduce newbies to knitting. Get the whole family involved in the project and you'll have a finished rug in no time!
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 5 skeins Blue Sky Alpaca Worsted Cotton (100g/3.5oz; 150 yards/137m); Anne uses 2 skeins Indigo and 3 skeins Drift (NOTE: If using a different yarn, you will need 300 yards of each color in yarn color of choice, plus 50 additional yards for tassels)
  • 20” x 32” piece of sturdy mat board
  • 2 pieces of scrap paperboard or cardboard, approximately 12” x 1½”
  • 50 yards of 12-ply cotton twine or 12-strand hemp yarn
  • Yardstick
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • Pencil
Learn how to:
  • Create finger-knit chains
  • Make your own loom and shuttle
  • Weave finger knitting chains
  • Change colors to create stripes
  • Join yarn lengths
  • Finish rug and add tassels
What you'll get:
  • Detailed lesson on how to finger knit chains and weave them together to make a plush rug
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list 
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Anne Weil
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students

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Kathy Holley
fantastic project, so easy and so pretty
6 days ago
Patti Fjelstad
Awesome! I can't wait to make some.
November 7, 2022
Shanna Eugenio
I’ve been wanting to know how to make these rugs for a while, and I had sort of an idea but this instructor broke it down so easy that a child could understand her instructions, and the rug turned out beautiful! Can’t wait to make my own!
More than 3 months ago