Rug hooking

East coast rug hooking made use of old wool clothing and burlap feed bags. These two left overs were turned into functional rugs and works of art.

I find yarns are available in an endless array of colour and are easy to find, so I use both yard and strips.

 

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Start with a design on canvass

 

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The canvass needs to be stretched tight onto a frame.

 

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Adding a little light background to check the contrast.

 

 

 

 

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Complete the background and finish the edging!

 

 

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My second attempt at rug hooking. A seat pad for my wooden rocker.

 

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A cute little guy for a Christmas tree ornament.

 

 

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