I've been fascinated with locker hooking since Vicki posted about her project some time ago. It's a craft where you take strips of fabric, "hook" them through a mesh canvas, and then "lock" them down by running a cotton string through the loops. There's not a lot on information on locker hooking on the web, but this site, which sells supplies, including patterns, also has a very useful tutorial that can get you started. You use up a lot of strips of fabric in this craft. I of course have…
Locker Hooking – the stash busters delight
I fell in love with hooked rugs at Quilt Canada Newfoundland in 2008. But until I received this wonderful rug from my my dear friend Candy I had no idea how easily the look could be to created. I…
Rags to Rugs
39 page ebook with step by step instructions to help you make your own beautiful, handmade rag rugs. *Color photos to show each step of the process. *Directions for calculating how big to make your center/base in order to achieve the size rug you desire. *Written instructions for creating stitches, increasing size, decreasing size, and finishing an oval rag rug. *Also includes step-by-step instructions on choosing fabric, ripping strips, getting started and finding time to make your rugs.
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How to whip the edge of a hooked rug with Corner Trick
This is the finish that I teach beginners. It is also the finish I use for every one of my hooked rugs. No fancy skills or supplies needed.
Rug Hooking Techniques...Hit-n-Miss...and More...
The easiest way to keep ends from looking messy and forming a ditch is to stagger your cut ends. Hook your first row normally having a trimmed end on each side. Begin your second row by pulling up your tail in the hole where you would normally pull your 1st loop. Now go back and pull a loop in the hole you skipped, ignore your tail and pull your second loop on the other side of it. When you reach the end of the row, leave a bit of slack in your strip, make sure the strip is not twisted and…
Learn how to Locker Hook - so easy for beginners - How To Get Creative
Barb Owen introduces you to the beautiful needle art of Locker Hooking. With a special hook, fabric strips and some canvas, you’ll be creating in minutes.