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Day 1232 Hit and Miss Corner on the Room Sized Rug

This entry is part 34 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

This entry is part 34 of 35 in the series Room Sized RugThe past two days at Sauder Village have exhausted me but I sure got a lot done- about 24 hours of hooking over two days. I hooked all the hit and miss on the left hand side and the corner. The little bit […]


Day 1223 Hooked Rug Border Evaluation

This entry is part 33 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

This entry is part 33 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug When I am hooking something new for the first time, I just jump in and try a few things. With this rug’s border, I wanted to hook in some more red. So I added red to the largest element, the big scroll […]


Day 1200 Border Design Finalized on Room Sized Rug

This entry is part 31 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

This entry is part 31 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug3 years, 3 months and 12 days. When I did the calculations I was horrified to find out that it has been 1200 days since I started this rug. The past two years have not seen much progress for many reasons, but partly […]


Day 902 Border Progress on Room-sized Hooked Rug

I’ve made some progress today on the border. I did a chunk of the hit and miss and filled in the background in the area between two of the border flowers. I did add my first name in cursive. You can only see it if you are looking for it, but it adds interest to […]


Day 871 Rug Hooking Progress

This entry is part 30 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

A look at the progress on the borders of my room-sized rug and some thoughts about where it might be going.


Day 870 Minor Border Change

Today I decided to make a minor change to the circle border. I changed the inside boundary to a curved line at the corners. This will emphasize the flowers in the corner and give the rug a slightly oval look.  I need to make a decision on whether the rug will end with this border […]


Day 868 New Corner Flower Design on Room-sized Rug

Here’s what I got done yesterday.  I wanted a lighter or brighter yellow to snuggle up to the red lines, but I was limited to my scrap bag.  I could not find what I wanted because about a year ago I had removed all the yellow and put them in a separate basket.  I tried […]


Day 867 New Flowers for Border

My last post was day 659, but I’ve made a commitment to myself to get more time on my rug. I have been distracted by other responsibilities and other hooking projects, but during the next few months, I am getting back in the groove. If you have been following the blog, you’ve seen my progress […]


Day 659 Holidays Plugged, Border Decisions….

I finally got some time to work on my room-sized rug. Thank you to everyone who has checked back frequently for updates. My schedule is much clearer for the next few weeks and I should be able to make some progress. I will have to take a break to finish the “Woman with Baby” and […]


My Room-sized rug border inspires Katie Fishbune

What keeps me going is hearing from you. Katie sent me these pictures of the rug she is working on.  Here’s what she had to say: I’ve been meaning to email you for a while to tell you that I am hooking Antique Floral Runner designed by Emma Lou Lais.  I was not crazy about […]

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