A PDF of these instructions are available to members of The Rug Hooking Journey. Members can find the PDF here. You can join the membership at any time. After the edge of the rug is prepared, folded and secured in place with some simple basting, it is time to whip the edge of your hooked […]
Episode 009 Where to start rug hooking General rug hooking “rules” Start in the center and work your way out Hook what is on top first Outline and then fill Have you subscribed to this podcast? Have you left a review? If so, THANKS!
Episode 007 How to rug hook – pulling up the loops Pulling up your loops can be frustrating, but I may be able to help. Grab a hook and play along with this episode. Have you subscribed to this podcast? Have you left a review? If so, THANKS!
Episode 006 You can cut your wool strips with a fancy cutter or a simple pair of scissors. Rotary cutters do not work as well due to wool’s low thread count per inch. Need a review of the rug hooking equipment I recommend for beginners? Have you subscribed to this podcast? Have you left a […]
Episode 005 Rug Hooking Frames Hoop a simple embroidery hoop weighed down with a bean bag filled with coins picture frame wrapped in cloth, use t-pins to hold backing in place might want to join a meeting, go to an exhibit or workshop to see what everyone is using ask around I currently recommend the […]
Episode 3 Locate the knife fold edge and you can predict where your finish will fail. The best choice is to have the knife fold edge as far as possible from the hooked loops. Finishing a hooked rug: Step 1 Steaming Finishing a hooked rug – zig zag or not? Fold Forward Finish- Zig Zagging […]