Elle Décor Trend Alert: Chunky Knits and Textured Decorative Rugs

Elle Décor’s December 2014 Trend Alert predicts the growing appeal of fabrics and decorative rugs with chunky textures that recall hand-knitted sweaters.


Elle Decor December 2014 Trend Alert  page features fabrics and rugs with chunky textures inspired by hand knits.


Pollack’s Powder Puff fabric recalls Macramé weaving.


Asmara’s Sigma San Marco Needlepoint rugs unique hand-knit texture is a result of special handspun wools.


The Sigma CF San Marco needlepoint rug energizes a library designed by Debbie Blair.


The Sigma design is available in a chunky cut and loop pile as well as in a chunky needlepoint. Starting from left: Khaki and ivory oriental rug: 1804KE; Dark brown needlepoint rug: 1104JL; Blue and white oriental rug: 1804BC; Khaki and beige needlepoint rug; Yellow and white oriental rug: 1804YH; Green and white needlepoint rug: 1104CF



Cowtan and Tout’s 2014 fabric collection offers a wonderful range of textures.


The Lucia 8136RH cut and loop pile rug is handmade with hand spun wool and and was inspired by a 17th century Italian brocade fabric.


The Adelphi YG Oriental Rug 6556YG  is handmade with handspun wool.


The Valencia rug 6024GD has hundreds of subtle shades of silver, ivory and gold in a cut and loop texture.


A Valencia oriental rug complements pale grey upholstery in a master bedroom by BGD Interior Design. 








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