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Hooked wool

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Last year I rekindled my love for rug hooking and as a result of posting pictures of the primitive style rugs I have been making, a few of you have asked for a tutorial on the subject. But the thing is, rug hooking is a little complicated. Well, actually it’s not, rug hooking is pretty …

Last year I rekindled my love for rug hooking and as a result of posting pictures of the primitive style rugs I have been making, a few of you have asked for a tutorial on the subject. But the thing is, rug hooking is a little complicated. Well, actually it’s not, rug hooking is pretty Read More >>

The Search for Wool

It's the question I get asked over and over: where can I get wool for my appliqué ? Many people ask me about finding quality supplies for their hand-stitching projects. To help answer those questions, I am starting this blog series, In Search of Supplies. Today I’m covering the search for wool to use in your next applique project, with a focus on new wool. (Look for a post about vintage wool in the future.) In the meantime, I want to take you through the main kinds of wool that I use in my…

How to hook rope with value swatches

Hooking rope may look daunting but it is as simple as counting one, two, three. You can use either three values or six values depending how much detail you wish to see. If using three values you...

The Old Tattered Flag

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hooked rug whipped edge

Your rug is not finished until it is FINISHED. Do you struggle with getting a good finished edge on your rugs? Keep reading, I have tips that will help.

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Please place your orders by emailing hookedonthelake@kingston.net giving your full mailing address and how you prefer to pay for your order and I will get back to you promptly… Than…

Dyeing wool for projects

Dyeing Wool for Projects: I have had so many rug hookers and wool lovers ask me about the process of hand-dyeing wools, that I thought it might be helpful to offer this illustrated example�u what's needed & how to do some simple dye bath dyeing. Keep in mind that this is…

Here is a fun dye method that gives you uncommon results

Dyeing wool is an art in itself, worthy of all the time you would like to give it. The more you dye, the more predictable the results can be. But what if you are going for unpredictability? Dyeing …