The Knot Rug initially started as a tangent from a previous project - the Shelter Chair. I had a lot of leftover rubber strips that I made by shredding punctured bicycle inner tubes with an industrial paper shredder. I made several simple frame looms in different sizes and and experimented with weave structures.
Once I developed a weave structure that I liked. I decided on the format of a rug in order to show the texture and dimensionality of the weave.
Overall I spent a total of ~90 hours to complete this piece. Here is a short clip of the process: