|Natasha finds all craft projects suspicious|
Then I ran the whole thing through my sewing machine, laid it out on my floor, and voila!
Nope. Too small, too thick.
It took a lot less time to unravel the rug shape that time; although now I needed to unbraid the whole mess as well. Since some of the sewing from version1.0 criss-crossed the braids, this meant a lot of picking and ripping with my pointy scissors.
Finally, three days before Christmas I had the whole thing back to the point it was a month ago. Once more with the giant crochet hook, and this time it worked. A bit of blocking, a bit of steam, and I had a rug that fits nicely in Rachel’s kitchen:
Hmm. Although those raggedy edges bug me the more I look at them. I might do a bit more work on it the next time I babysit.