Playing around on Pinterest last week led me to researching penny rugs.
vintage penny rug
A very frugal way to decorate your home with table covers, candle mats and actual hearth rugs. The round shapes are the earliest designs because the pattern was an actual penny, which used to be about the size of our current quarter.
Here are about half of the coins I've made in the last week. Once I decided I liked it, I ordered some lovely real wool felt as colors are limited in the felt from Walmart (which is made with recycled plastic).
Check out my blog for more info if you are interested.
I'm still working on the socks but my wrist hurts after about 5 rows now due to the weight of the sock, it's really thick and heavy yarn. But hopefully I'll finish before winter is over.