Rug Hooking for the First Time
"Everything's readied for the first-time hooker, from color photographs to information on hooks, frames, wools and dyeing, among other topics."--Booklist, Top Ten Craft and Hobby Books
"One of the best beginner's rug-hooking books to come along in a long time."--Library Journal
With these easy-to-follow instructions, plus dozens of photographs, worksheets, patterns, and projects, any beginner can make beautiful rugs and other hooked decorative items. From preparing and dying the wool to producing and transferring patterns, all the fundamentals are here. Hook a simple design on a Checkerboard Pillow. Add a border and practice finishing techniques on a Circle and Star Rug. Create a face on a Rug Doll. Or go beyond the basics and try larger projects, such as turning rugs into wearables and crafting coordinated room d cor.
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Like other volumes in the popular "For the First Time" series, this book breaks down learning a new craft into small steps, each of which answers a specific question. The book is divided into four ... Read full review