Chenille Yarn – Buy it Hot from the Mills

The British woollen mills are having a bit of a tough time of it at the moment with the pandemic, which is one of the reasons why the last time I went up to my blanket yarn supplier in Yorkshire, I tried to take as much textile yarn off his hands as I possibly could …

Blanket Offcuts 1kg Lucky Dip Pack

Our beloved 100% Wool Blanket Yarn has established itself as a staple here at Ragged Life. After discovering it at the Knitting and Stitching Show back in 2018, blanket offcuts have fast become one of my favourite materials to rag rug with. Who can blame me right? It’s gorgeous! Well, recently I made the long …

How To Organise Fabric

To make a rag rug you need a lot of fabric which is why most rag rug crafters, ourselves included, hoard old clothing and material like there’s no tomorrow. This is great for when you’re looking for that exact shade of blue and is amazing for encouraging recycling and sustainability but can be a real issue …

Rag Rugging Equipment

I thought it was about time I did a little intro into the simple but essential equipment needed for rag rugging. There are really only four items you need: hessian, a hook, material & sharp scissors but I’ve covered gauges below as well as they will transform your life if you choose to do a …