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Intro to rug hooking

Instructor: Judy Taylor

Rug hooking is an artistic craft that has existed since the time of the Vikings. Loops of yarn or fabric are pulled through a stiff woven base to create a design that will result in a beautiful rug or wall hanging. In this class, Judy will introduce you to three techniques for rug hooking: hooking with yarn, T-shirt strips and wool fabric strips. You will be inducted into the mysteries of transferring designs to the backing, determining which backing to use, deciding whether or not to use a frame and how to clean and care for your hand-hooked creation. This class is a great introduction to an ancient craft.

Experience Level:  No experience necessary

What to bring: You will need scissors and we recommend you wear long pants.

Material Fee: $30.00

Class Fee: $50

Class Size: Limited to 20

About Your Instructor

Judy Taylor has been creating designs,hooking rugs and teaching the craft for close to 30 years!She often appears at Northwest Fiber Shows surrounded by her beautiful creations while also creating the next one.No matter what rug she’s working on now, her mind is constantly thinking about what’s next. She has many years of teaching experience and has written four books on this wonderful and versatile craft. Her monthly blog and her rug designs can be found at her website: Little House Rugs

Member Discount: Twisted Strait Fibers members will receive a 10% discount off the event price.


Tickets may be purchased on Eventbrite at: Rug Hooking with Judy