Why do crochet rugs curl?
Curling can be caused by too many stitches or not enough stitches around corners or curves. Check your pattern if you are using one to be sure you are following directions. If you are following directions and you still have curling, you will need to crochet by “feel.”
Why won’t my rag rug lay flat?
Getting your rug to lay flat is the problem with nearly ALL rag rugs. … You’ll need to put a large garbage bag that’s been cut open (to increase the size) or some kind of plastic tarp on the floor, then above the rug to prevent damage to your floor. Set something heavy on it until it’s totally dry.
What yarn should I use to crochet a rug?
Acrylic yarn — either really bulky or multiple strands held together — works really well for a crochet rug. It doesn’t have the elasticity of jersey cotton, so it is easier to keep your stitches neat.