My adopted 'grandmother' who came with the family when I married was one of the sweetest people I have ever known - and taught me valuable skills to boot!
It is very easy to look trustworthy; just be a grandma and crochet booties.
The second part of how to crochet rag rugs. Here we start crocheting the actual rug and learn how to finish it simply.
Get started making your own rag rugs from materials you have on hand.
In reading books of yesteryear, when a young girl was about to marry, her mother purchased yards and yards of material and sewed for days making all the linens she would need for her bed, kitchen and table. Sometimes these would already have been made and waiting in her hope chest.
I like to crochet something that will actually be used, so I am crocheting for my future great-grandchildren!
What happened to the crafts of the past?
Donna Rae creates and tests two styles of handmade dishcloths.