Cindi Gay Rug Hooking: Learning & Supplies

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Here’s a list of some of my most popular articles and a few that I think you should not miss. Is your favorite page listed? Which page is your favorite or most useful so far.

Annie's Flower Power Footstool

Footstool Construction

This is a series of posts that outline how to build and finish your hooked footstool.

Don’t want to build your own? Foam is expensive! Use an IKEA stool and my online course to make your first stool.

Whipping the corner of a hooked rug

My Favorite Finishing Technique

The best hooked rug finish is the finish you will do. This is a good sturdy edge and is easy enough for beginners.

Day 442 Center of room-sized hooked rug done with Jack keeping watch

Follow the Progress of my Room Sized Rug

I’ve had a lot of family stuff going on the last several years so progress has stalled. But with some consistent hooking (twice a year at the Sauder Village Hook-in), I’ve made some progress. Nearly done…

rughooking 100% wool yarn for whipping the edge of hooked rugs

How much yarn will you need?

Whipping a rug takes a long time. Ripping it out because you run out of yarn and have to start over with something else is a nightmare. Run the numbers before you begin.


How to rug hook a face

I break down the steps of hooking a face with just three textured wools.

rug hooking patterns by Cindi Gay

Rug Hooking Patterns

Shop for rug hooking patterns for rugs, stair risers and footstools. You can find wool and other supplies in the shop.

penny dyeing wool

How to penny dye wool

Rug hookers are always looking for a wool that is a bit duller or darker. The easiest way is to penny dye it!

Did I miss one?

What is your favorite article? If it is not listed here, maybe it should be, right? If I have not written the article yet, you may have just give me an idea.

The Best Way to Learn Rug Hooking?

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