Darrel Wingo, owner of the Knotty Rug, is shown in this 2013 photo when the company opened a store on the Country Club Plaza.
Darrel Wingo, owner of the Knotty Rug, is shown in this 2013 photo when the company opened a store on the Country Club Plaza. Jill Toyoshiba The Kansas City Star
Darrel Wingo, owner of the Knotty Rug, is shown in this 2013 photo when the company opened a store on the Country Club Plaza. Jill Toyoshiba The Kansas City Star

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