Rug Hooking Continues on Mother’s Arm

Written by Cindi Gay

Arm filled in.  Notice how you cannot see rows.
Arm filled in. Notice how you cannot see rows.

Notice the lack of rows in the larger portion of the arm.  I used my “jig saw puzzle” method.  I teach this method for backgrounds because it helps to make the background to fade into the …. background.  Our eyes and brains are designed to pick up patterns.  When you hook in rows, you can see them.

Roughing in the lower arm
Roughing in the lower arm

Here I am beginning to fill in the lower arm.  Notice how I am breaking up the space so that you cannot see the rows.  I also hooked her tummy.  Not sure at this point if I have this right, but I will continue hooking before I make any judgements.


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