Information on how to dye your rug hooking wool in the colors for fall 2012 based on Pantone’s latest forecast.
Easily change the look of wool you use for rug hooking using simple ingredients like pennies and ammonia. Detailed instructions.
Tweet +1 Share PinI recommend this method to beginning dyers. It gives you a chance to alter wool without buying commercial dyes. This method will make recycled solid wool more useable. Put your wool in a pot and fill it with enough water to cover the wool. If your pot is large enough you can […]
Pin513 Tweet Share +1The information below is an excerpt from my book, Dyeing by the Numbers. Decide how long of a strip you want to hook. I prefer 36” (1 yard) but will occasionally dye 18” for smaller projects. Pin513 Tweet Share +1
Dyeing your own wool for rug hooking is hard work but it can be very rewarding.
Tweet +1 Share PinI will have the dye pots out for the month of April. This is when I prepare for all the workshops I will be teaching the rest of the year. It’s not a perfect process and I will usually have to get them out again throughout the year, but only for specific […]
Tweet +1 Share PinI received a question and thought I would answer it in a new post. I am a newbie to rug hooking, and have a slightly silly question. Do you buy undyed wool? Or do you over dye? New rug hookers are often frustrated when their rugs do not look the way they […]