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How I finish a rug

My favorite way to finish a rug is to whip the edge with wool yarn over cording. Here is the method I use to whip a rug. I steam it on both sides, starting on the back side then turning it over and doing the front. Steaming helps the rug to lay flat and fluff…

dye day

I had a dye day on Monday of this week. I want to hook a pattern of an orange striped cat’s face but did not have any wools that would work for the cat’s base color, nor the stripes. I started out with 2 beige windowpane wools – one wool had darker windowpane lines than…

Working on some finishings

Since we are under a Stay At Home order in Minnesota I have been working on finishing some punch needle designs. The smaller flower on the left – I glued a patterned scrapbook paper sheet to a piece of light cardboard then glued the punch needled flower to the cardboard. I added a length of…

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