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Recycling

Life over the past few weeks has been particularly hectic – boys home for a while and then back in to their own place and Mike retiring.  Hopefully we will be able to catch our breath a bit and have a sort out.  This brings me neatly to my topic – if you leave something behind you may well find that I have recycled it!

I thought I would have a go at transforming some old t-shirts and shirts into a couple of rugs for the shed.  The t-shirts I have cut into long strips and crocheted into a circular mat – this has been pretty easy and quite quick.  The old shirts, student duvet cover and scraps are being plaited – I have to say that this is really quite time consuming and I am not totally convinced by the result at the moment.  Maybe I need to experiment further with my tension.

I am now left with some odd bits from both projects and as we are off  to London this morning I think that I will make a start on a rag rug – obviously I will not be driving.