Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Momma's Rug!

I wanted to share some pictures of the Shirret rug my mom just completed.  She is the original hooker!



Isn't it gorgeous!  I was seriously coveting it!  My mom is who taught me how to do these rugs.  I love her rugs.  She has her tension down pat, and they lay so nice and flat.  



I had to get my poor leg in the last shot.  I am still home healing up.  My cast is finally off and in a boot, I go back in a couple weeks to see my progress and hopefully to start some physical therapy!  

I have finished up a fun project that I am jonesing to share once I can get some good photographs!  

For those interested in the Shirret rugs you can search the posts of my blog for "Shirret" and you will find all kinds of information and links on how to make these rugs.  If you can do a double crochet and a chain you have the skills to make a rug.  It's great fun!

I will leave you with a sweet picture of Phoebe, my little nurse!  She has stayed right by my side these past four weeks!



Bye for now!

10 comments:

Pammy Sue said...

I was just thinking about sending you an email today. Just wondering where you were and if all was okay. Glad to see it is. Your mom's rug is fabulous!

Hindustanka said...

I have never seen such rugs! It looks awesome and soft in touch :)You rmom such a crafter!
Get well!

Ingrid Orens said...

That is a nice rug ! It doesn't seem to be crocheted ! I'm going to browse your blog for that "shirret" technique !

Beth Brooke said...

Nice rug!

I'm sorry to hear you're still healing. I hope things are going well. :-)

Gramma Rita said...

What a beautiful rug your mom made. Love it! Glad you're on the mend!

Mereknits said...

Amazing rug! Wow your Mom is talented. Glad you are healing.
Hugs,
Meredith

Anonymous said...

Love the beautiful rug. An inspiration. What wool did it mammy use? And ur dog is just gorgeous.

Sandie Poe said...

I so loved the rugs from your screen room that I looked up shirret rugs and found them fascinating. As soon as our move is finished----I will start one. Thanks for sharing such beauty and tell your mom that she is an inspiration!!! lol God speed with that healing; yours' and that sweet little girl who is your nurse.

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