Rug Hooking Sheep-The Easy Way

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Rug hooking has always looked so tedious to me, with all those tiny strips of fabric pulled through a piece of cloth, forming intricate patterns, details and pictures. Though I love the result, the process seemed intimidating, until a few weeks ago, when I discovered hooking with washed wool locks. I am working on my second piece. Before deciding on … Read More

A Good Time to Finish Projects

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Only one word describes our weekend weather…brutal. The temperatures dipped well below zero bringing wind chills to minus 40-60 degrees. Needless to say-I stayed indoors. Days like this provide a good time to finish projects. Sitting by a sunny window with my cup of tea, I finished my Gotland sheep rug hooking project I shared last week at KCCO.  All that … Read More

A New Twist to Rug Hooking

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My grandmother loved rug hooking. She always had a large round frame with a project on it of intricate patterns and colors. I inherited her device for cutting thin strips of wool fabric. Years ago, I set out to learn how to cut my own fabric. I never learned how to use the strip cutter properly though, as my fabric pieces would … Read More