cindi gay Drywall is hung in the new rug hooking studio. Paint is scheduled for next week, then the floor. Should be done in just enough time before our deadline to move out of the old house.

How to Hook the circle border aka cat’s paw or millefori

Circle Border on my Room-sized Rug
This entry is part 18 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

Steps on how to hook circles using scraps and make them interesting and not look like bull’s eyes. This design is sometimes called cat’s paw or millefori.

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Day 275 Progress on border and scroll

Circle border hooked on room sized rug
This entry is part 17 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

I hooked a test run on the circle or cat’s paw border. I’ll need to make some decisions about any filler, but it is beginning to evolve.

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Day 99 Circle Border Under Consideration on Room-sized Rug

Close up of circle border on room-sized rug
This entry is part 16 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

Making a decision about the circle border on the room-sized rug.

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Day 94 How to hook crooked rows not straight ones

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This entry is part 15 of 35 in the series Room Sized Rug

Hard rigid lines will make a rug look contemporary. Soften the lines, especially the border lines by hooking them slightly wobbly.

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