What are the pile height options available within Well Woven Area Rugs?
Area rug pile height refers to how high or low the fibers are on the rug. Within Well Woven Area Rugs, pile height options include Medium Pile, Plush, High Pile, Flat Pile and Low Pile. Plush pile area rugs have longer fibers and the construction is usually woven. High pile area rugs are fluffy and compact. Medium pile area rugs are the most popular option, typically long enough to be soft and short enough for everyday traffic. Low pile area rugs are generally not plush and are used for high traffic areas and spaces with exposure to moisture. Flat pile rugs have little to no thickness or fiber exposure. Flat pile rugs include hide rugs. Check out the product with the highest review count, the Barclay Sarouk Red 9 ft. x 13 ft. Traditional Floral Area Rug.
What is the difference between a hand-knotted and a hand-woven rug?
A hand-knotted rug is an area rug type made by individually tieing thousands of knots, typically using high-quality wool. Once knots are completed on the rug, the fibers are shaved down the accentuate the final design. Hand-knotted rugs take longer to make and are usually more expensive. Hand-woven rugs are also known as flatweave rugs and have low to zero pile. Hand-woven rugs are woven on a loom and are typically reversible.