Rug Hooker's Companion

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Ampry Publishing, LLC, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 99 pages
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• Compact, take-anywhere guide of essential information for rug hookers
• Organized by topic for easy-to-find answers
• Beautifully illustrated with line drawings of hooks, frames, cutters, hooking motifs, and much more
• Definitions of rug hooking terms, wool and fabric facts, color terminology, and basic dyeing information
• Indispensable resource for beginners and experts alike

Just exactly how wide is a #8 cut? Should I buy a bent hook or a straight hook? What type of frame is best? How do I determine how much wool I will need? This handy guide, sized to tuck into a project bag or pocketbook, will provide the answers. Filled with fiber facts and hooking hints, it will become a classic: a source of facts, tips, and techniques for all rug hookers.

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About the author (2012)

Donna Hrkman is an award-winning artist and writer who teaches rug hooking classes and workshops around the country. She has illustrated catalogs and books, designed her own line of primitive stencils, and was a fabric designer. Now known for her hooked portraits and intricate hooked designs, she is always exploring new and different ways to practice her art and share it with others. Donna designs and creates hooked rugs by commission and is a highly sought-after teacher. She lives in Dayton, Ohio.

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