Waste Not Want Not

My mother is a bit of a self confessed hoarder. She hates wasting anything. Of late she has been bringing home the fat quarter and jelly roll cast off scarps from her job at a quilt store. On a recent trip home she convinced her sister and I to help.



We are tying these fabric strips with overhead knots to make rag yarn for Crochet Rag Rugs. Then rolling the “yarn” into balls.


I just couldn’t help but think….god I wouldn’t want to knit with this! But she has a couple of rugs done and a nice basket of yarn finished.


I guess we are just a crafty family! Happy Crafting!!

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7 thoughts on “Waste Not Want Not

  1. My aunt was a waste not want not type. Always living on the stringiest of shoestring budgets. She made these type of rag rugs, and I LOVED mine! Fun to see all those different fabric colors.

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