Recycled Sweater Rugs

Recycled Sweater Rugs

Heather Blaha
Oct 30, 2007

We've heard references to rugs that feel like sweaters under your toes...a great marketing tool or an enthusiastic owner singing the praises of a favorite new rug.

But we just learned that there are actually rugs made from old sweaters; and they are called none other than sweater rugs.

A Massachusetts-based textile designer has been creating these for 15 years from reclaimed sweaters.

A few things we don't know from the Viva Terra site: who this designer is and what types of sweaters are most commonly used. Anyone know more than we do about these??

Available in ivory or blue for $124 (2.5'L x 3.5'W) and available online from Viva Terra.

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