This morning I saw I love pom-poms’s post about the amazing Nona Pepa rug. It’s the first time I’ve seen this amazing flowery rug by Natalie Pepe. Can you imagine how many hours must have gone into making and attaching all those tiny flowers?!
This rug reminded me of another rug I saw on Pinterest. This time it’s a granny square rug by Kasthall called Karin. Here the grannies are printed on the wool of the rug. Far less work than crocheting every granny square, and just as amazingly beautiful. Isn’t it amazing?! It’s named after the designer’s grandmother who loved to crochet.
Lately I’ve also been seeing a lot of big doilie style crochet rugs. If I had a bigger house I would definitely make one. In ihanitse’s Etsy shop (ihanitse is Finnish for “made by myself”) you can buy ready made rugs, or buy the pattern from the designer to tackle your own – using a size 6 hook and super chunky yarn. Isn’t it just beautiful?!
Now that I lay down the groundwork (see what I did there?) High Five to walking on crochet!!
Edna Botha said:
Your great-grandmother actually made me a round, white one for my bedroom, when you were still small. I bought her the wool and explained what I would like. As you know, she never used a pattern – not for sewing, beading on wedding dresses or for crochet work. I absolutely adored it – and everybody who saw it, commented on its uniqueness. Now for the surprise: I still have it in the passage cupboard!!
Johanna Vähätalo said:
I just found your blog through the traffic sources on Etsy. My Etsy shop is new so I am super exited to see that people are interested in the doily rugs. I love them myself but I’m always surprised and amazed to see that others like them too.
Your crochet clocks are really cool, such a great idea – gonna go and take a better look in your shop now 🙂
Johanna / ihanitse
beautiful flower rug, amazing! I’ve found your blog via facebook… I’m incorporating my craft and crocheting into my interior design practice more and more. Long live the hook!