Rug hook a sunset or sunrise sky and water using simple techniques and the right wool.
I received a call from Rhonda Smith about dyeing wool for a sunset sky. An image popped in my mind. I asked her to mail me the photo she had in mind (colors do not always translate well in emails because everyone’s monitor can show colors very differently.) When it arrived it was remarkably different […]
Today I had a few moments to hook, but no brain energy to scour up the next few colors. I decided to get some of the sky hooked. The method I am using is described in my book, Pine Trees, Grass and Sky. Hooking in the sky loosely helps to make the project move faster […]
Hooking the leaves on any tree is more about observation than it is about hooking. Really spend some time, or at least an hour or so, looking at trees. This hour will save you hours of hooking frustration. Hooking the leaves on a tree is all about finding the shape that will give your tree […]
I used my specially dyed birch bark wool to hook the birch tree. Just simple hooking here. I cut the darker part of the wool in a #5, the lighter in #7 and simply hooked it. I did change the shape a bit. I used to have a birch tree in our backyard. It was […]
Perfectly formed loops for your hooked rugs is not always the best choice. Sometimes crooked is more beautiful.
Hook the perfect natural looking sky with this specially dyed rug hooking wool.
View examples of rugs hooked with my specially dyed birch bark wool. Buy your own here and start hooking yours today.