Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The Shepherd's Rug Bleats

We would like to introduce The Shepherd's Rug Bleats.
Every so often we will post a TSR-Bleat on this blog.

TSR-Bleats will highlight tips and techniques that will hopefully make your rug braiding ventures more enjoyable. Please be sure to post your comments and questions.

So here is the first one: 
Here is a photo of my braiding chair. It is a patio chair with a high back. Each revolution of the braid around the back of the chair equals a yard. As the rounds build, I can keep track of the yardage and see the colors develop. As you can see, I use the chair seat to keep all my roving at hand.

Here is the rug completed...