How to finish a hooked rug

How much yarn do I need to whip my hooked rug?

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Fold Forward Finish

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Fold Forward Finishtest June 2016 update: I cannot get the calculator embedded into the website. Click this link to visit it in another page. If it ever stops working again, please let me know. In case you are curious, here’s how to do the calculations […]

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Finishing a hooked rug – zig zag or not?

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Fold Forward Finish

I’ve decided to eliminate the zig zag stitching when I finish a hand hooked rug. This will make my rug hooking finishing process so much more enjoyable – and quicker!

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A simple way to hang your rug hooking on the wall

How I hung a stair riser on the wall.

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Whipping Tips for Finishing your Hooked Rug

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Fold Forward Finish

If you find the whipping part of finishing your rug difficult, some of these tips might help. This process takes a while, but it should be enjoyable.

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Finish with rug tape made simple

This is an easy rug hooking finish developed by Doris Eaton.

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Fold Forward Rug Finish: Whipping the Edge

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Fold Forward Finish

Whip the corners of your hooked rug like a master with this one simple tip.

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Don’t Miss the Last Step – Label Your Rugs

Our rug hooking takes a long time to complete. Finish the job with a nice label. Learn several different ways to do it.

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Rug Hooked Footstool Feet – where to get them

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Footstool Construction

Your rug hooked footstool needs feet. Here are some sources.

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The easiest way to finish a hooked pillow

This method is also the easiest way to finish a hooked piece for other construction such as a tote bag or the wool edges can be turned back around the edge of the rug for a “Show” finish. See other examples at the end of this post. Finishing a pillow can be extremely difficult if […]

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Fold Forward Finish: The Whipping Yarn

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Fold Forward Finish

The perfect finish starts with the perfect whipping yarn. What is the the best yarn for whipping? Check out my favorite. This post includes a calculator to determine how much wool you will need.

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