Dhurrie rugs are flat woven rugs made of cotton, wool, silk or a mixture. They are woven on horizontal looms and have a tight weave with no pile, making them a long-lasting, useful household rug. Their history and origin dates back centuries to India and surrounding countries.

8. Dhurrie by Lisa Richardson


Dhurrie, the title of this cape refers to the technique of slipped stiches which is used in this pattern. The yarn is weaved, slipping stitches with yarn in front and yarn in back, to form the pattern. This cape with an attached scarf is knitted in Rowan Yarns Felted Tweed Aran (Merino Wool: 50%, Alpaca: 25%, Viscose: 25%), pictured here in shade Mahogany 734 and shade Cork 721

Techniques used:
slipped stitches, decreases, increases

To be continued…