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Wool on Cotton Rug

Every person has its way and style of decorating his or her floors. People living in hotter countries are more likely to find more tile or hardwood floors. However, as the temperature drops, many more homes are generally adorned with rugs. A great rug can bring together a room beautifully. Whether neatly woven, flat weaved or embroidered, rugs are made with keeping beauty in consideration. A rug that features a wide array of colors can help you bring light and vibrancy to any room. A decorative rug can complement your furnishings, or completely steal the show with a stunning shade. A wool rug is just like your favorite sweater, made better. Hand-woven wool is tightly looped into a sophisticated, soft rug for your floors. This is a perfect option for wood or stone floors and organic-chic, all-natural spaces. Wool rugs by Jaipur Handicrafts are sourced from real and happy sheep. These fur creatures live a good life: rolling in the hills, having sweet grass, and taking long naps. Authentic wool rugs always use natural fibers in the foundation material. That is not surprising at all if you think back to the origins of these rugs. Nomadic tribal who used to travel days and nights first wove them. They used to travel through harsh terrain surviving even harsher weather to find better grazing grounds for their sheep. Along with this, many other deciding factors determine the quality of the wool. They are the age, diet and breed of the animal. If you are a rug lover, you will notice that there is a big difference in the quality of wool between multiple varieties of rugs. The nomadic tribal woven rugs to keep themselves warm and to create a softer place to sleep on. Along with wool, most rugs also have a foundation of cotton. The cotton threads knotted between the horizontal lines, keeping the weaving consistent throughout the rug. The weaver, when using cotton first ties a knot around two warps, which are adjacent to each other. The knot is then slid down, and the extra yarn is cut. Along with this, the thickness of the rug depends on the length of yarn being left behind, before cutting.

Wool and Cotton Rug Along with cotton

Wool is also the most commonly used material when considering making hand-woven rugs. There are many reasons why wool has been the ideal material of choice for weavers across the globe. One thing being, wool is the most readily available material along with being cheap, incredibly soft, durable, and comfortable to craft with. Nowadays, most hand-knotted woolen rugs are constructed using some cotton linking. As wool has a lot of quality, cotton is also a great material for use in the foundation of rugs. It is considered suitable due to its strength and the stability it has. Another essential trait of cotton is it is a very breathable material. This quality makes it perfect for using it along with a wool rug. Most cotton and wool rugs will surely have a wool pile, which is the ideal material for a good quality rug. Cotton apart from being easy to handle falls shorts when compared to be a wool rug in showing dirt and fighting off the dirt. For this reason, you will very often find the pile of a rug is made using cotton. Mixing both wool and cotton creates a rug shine. Before the use of cotton as the foundation of rugs, most rugs were using wool as their foundation, which posed a problem. Rug blocking during the rug cleaning and washing process is a well-known technique that has resolved the problematic shrinking issue of wool rugs. Buy some wool on cotton rugs by Jaipur Handicrafts to give your home an instant tinge of style along with adding warmth to your loved place.