What kind of thread do you use for braided rugs?
Thread a heavy-duty sewing needle with sturdy polyester thread. Needles and thread designed for upholstery work best. Tie the two ends of the thread together in a single overhand knot and snip off all but 1/2 inch of the excess thread with scissors.
What size crochet hook do you need to make a rag rug?
The most common crochet hook sizes for rag rug making are N, O, P and Q. In mm that will roughly translate from 10mm to 17 mm.