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Get Hooked: Rug Hooking 101 + Master Felter Pays A Visit

The one thing that all spinners, weavers, dyers, felters, knitters, hookers—need I go on—share is a love of our base material.  Perhaps that is why we are so nutty about rug hooking around here.  The materials and designs so enticing! If you aren’t familiar with the process (and even if you are) you will enjoy the resources on our rug hooking  how to get started page.  In particular, check out the video by Gene Shepherd, who gives a great demonstration on the beauty and basics of the craft. 

We want to give one lucky reader/fan/follower a chance to win an adorable beginning rug-hooking kit featured in our last blog.  Simply post a comment about any rug hooking expereinces you have had even if it is none! We will pick a winner a week from now (no foolin’).  It’s time to get hooked!

Leslie Samson Workshops

Speaking of beautiful, enticing materials we are thrilled to host the marvelous felter Leslie Samson in May. Leslie has taken felting to another level with her exquisite approachable designs. Leslie is a master at wet, needle, and nuno felting. Felt wool and beyond, by making wearables to wall pieces. Leslie will teach three workshops: Botanical Felting, Scribble Lace Scarf, and Felted Tapestry. (You might even spot a bunny or two hopping around.)

We would love to see you here in May or any other time! Of course we can visit   online anytime.

Chris, Nancy, and the entire Woolery team

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Rugs: We’ve Got You Covered!

Our introductory Locker Hooking Kit has everything you need to make a cute sheep motif rug!

Rugs have a certain romance.  They offer the opportunity for big bold designs. Nothing wows up a room like a handmade rug!  They serve a purpose either insulating our floors or our walls. They work up fast so you get a lot of satisfaction in a short amount of time. There are so many reasons to make rugs!

Whether you are a weaver, knitter, crocheter, spinner, felter, or rug hooker we have the materials, patterns, tools, and supplies to make your rug dreams a reality.

Beautiful bulky coned wool yarn in a lovely array of colors. Limited supply! Check out this yarn out before it is gone.

MATERIAL MATTERS

What does it take to make a good rug?  Well, it take good sturdy yarn or fabric.  This is where long breeds shine.  For you spinners, get out that Lincoln and make a beautiful rug—rug hookers, weavers, knitters you can use the locks!

Not a spinner? Check out some of our rug yarns that works up beautifully in knit, woven, crochet, and hooked patterns.

We have always been drawn to the folk art designs in the rug hooking community.  Check out these beautifully dyed wool fabrics!

We aim to make your rugmaking easy, enjoyable, and fun!  Already made a rug? Please share on any of our social media channels!

Chris, Nancy, and the entire Woolery team!