Crocheted Rag Rugs

Blanche McNulty is a multi-talented nonagenarian. Blanche learned to crochet rag rugs from her mother when she was a small girl. Now she teaches her own granddaughters. For more than 30 years, Blanche and her husband, Harold, operated a sheep ranch with up to 200 pedigreed Columbia sheep. At age 41, Blanche went to college to get a BA and then a Master’s in elementary education. She taught for 20 years in the Wabeno schools. After retiring from the school system, she worked for the Potawatomi Community teaching remedial science and math during the summers. She continues to work for the Potawatomi tribe at the casino, is a docent at the Wabeno Logging Museum in the summer.