Perry County Waste Reduction & Recycling would like to recognize... Kathleen Carpenter of Somerset!
Since 2011 Katie Carpenter has donated many hours of her time to our REUSE Workshops. We appreciate her time teaching others the lost art of crocheting long lasting, colorful rag rugs, using old strips of material otherwise destined for the trash! Rag rug making was a common practice in many early American households. Katie picked up on this craft as a young housewife, looking for practical, frugal ways to make rugs for their bare floors. Katie is on a mission to share this useful skill from the past while she is able!
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