Rug Hooker's Guide to the YARNIVERSE!

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9780615875811: Rug Hooker's Guide to the YARNIVERSE!

Winner of the eLit Book Awards 2014. Go beyond the basics in rug hooking with yarn with this easy, colorful guide. Learn advanced techniques for hooking rugs with yarn, including techniques for creating realistic shading, incorporating fine detail and primitive rug hooking, with dozens of templates designed to practice these techniques. Featured artists from all over North America share their own tips, techniques and style. A special chapter covers the history of the Priscilla Turner Rug Guild. This book is the follow-up to the award-winning Joy of Hooking (With Yarn!). More at Little House Rugs.

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Judy Taylor has been hooking rugs and teaching rug hooking with yarn since 1991. Her rugs have been featured in Rug Hooking Magazine, Spin Off and the Black Sheep Newsletter. Her instructional video, A Beginner's Guide to Nantucket Rug Hooking won the Gold Award for Excellence at the ITVA 1996. Her first book, Hooking With Yarn quickly sold out, and her next book, Joy of Hooking (With Yarn!) won a Gold Medal at the eLit Book Awards, 2011. More at Little House Rugs.

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This fun, colorful book-- a follow-up to the author's previous title, Joy of Hooking (With Yarn!)-- presents techniques for hooking with yarn that go beyond the basics; various methods of dyeing yarn, using handspun and natural yarns, getting fine detail and more. Six projects, with full-size patterns and detailed instructions and tips, give readers a chance to try out the techniques they've learned. The book includes a refresher on basic rug hooking techniques, and 11 featured artist sections that look at the work of rug hookers from across Canada (and the U.S.), with even more examples and creative ideas for using yarn in hooked rugs. --Rug Hooking Magazine, Jan/Feb 2014

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