This is my 3rd shaggy raggy rug to date, of many more, I'm sure. I enjoy making these, and I think they are just so darn cute! Since my other two rugs I have posted on here are my 1st and 4th posts, I wasn't as good at posting instructions in a clear manner, so I will post a better tutorial now.
What you need:
-7 1/2 yards of fabric (I suggest quilting solids, or light-weight cotton material of any type)
-about 3/4 yard of rug canvas (at most fabric stores, though JoAnn discontinued it)
Lay your fabric out and cut strips length-wise that are about 5-6 inches wide.
Once you have a bunch of long strips (all 5-6 inches wide), start cutting those strips along the width, about 3/4 to 1 inch wide. You should have a bunch of tiny strips that are all about 1 inch by 5 inches (approx.).
Cut your rug canvas to size. It should be about 100 squares by 70 squares. If you want a bigger rug, you may need a little more fabric.
Start tying them onto the rug as pictured. A single tie will do, you don't need to double knot or anything. There should be a space in between each tie, and each tie will occupy a hole from two rows. Thus, there will actually be only 50 rows that you are tying, with 35 ties per row.
You can see that each tie occupies two rows of squares. They are staggered with each new row.
Repeat rows, tying the strips into the opposite holes as the previous row, to create a staggered look. This will help it look more filled in.
Repeat this until rug is finished.
For different designs, refer to previous posts about the rugs. For this rug, I made the pink border first, then filled in the brown around it. I used about a yard of pink, and 6 1/2 yards of tan.