This is a bit of fun and a great use of small strips of fabric perhaps too small to sew into a project.
In this little workshop Valerie uses up thin strips of fabric to create a knitted rug; if you know how to crochet then this is also an option.
The trick is how to join the strips when they are so thin, and Valerie has a couple of suggestions
If cotton fabrics are used the finished project is quite safe and obviously easy to wash, although it can be a little heavy.
For extreme knitting needles if not available at your local wood shop you can visit: Outward Images
and for a bit of fun you can visit the Youtube video for Rachel John, Extreme Knitting, 1000 Strand Knit
and here is a link that just popped up on my facebook page (how do they do that!!!) Knitting with Giant Needles.
Valerie is the founder and Creative Director of justhands-on.tv , as well as our very own ‘Queen of Scrap’. She founded Creative Quilting, a quilt quilt shop in Hampton Court, where she still teaches to this day.
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