Modern shag rug is a popular type of rug. These types of blankets differ from ordinary blankets as the material used for carpet creates a long-haired look, hence the name. You can make your own shag cloth blanket so you do not have to spend money buying a shag blanket from the store. The steps are quite easy. Read on below to know how to make a modern shag rug.
Materials you need. The materials you need to make your shag blanket are jute, fabric strip and knitting needles (size 10). You can find these from your local craft shop. To save money, you can make use of old fabrics or clothes that you have at home. Cut them into long strips so you can use them for your modern shag rug. The size of the modern shag rug blanket you want to do depends entirely on you. Cut the jute in the shape and size you want the shag blanket to be. You can make several small blankets or just make a big blanket.
You can make different motifs on the modern shag rug that you will do using different colors of the clothes strips. If this is the first time you intend to do this, it may be easier for you to create designs with fewer details. Can you start creating small shapes, such as circles, squares, stripes, checked or any other geometric form that is easy? Draw design on a piece of paper so you have a guide when you do the rug.