Winter scenes. Hooking a sunset or sunrise sky. Hooking snow.
I have begun hooking my Snow Angel piece for the Magdalena Rug Hookers group project. I might not be the only one doing a snow angel design and, if so, it will be fun to see how we each interpret it.
I think the best pieces of wool in my stash are the spot-dyed ones that I have dyed or bought. The random splashes of color make any hooked rug interesting to look at. I’ve used many spot-dyed noodles in this sky. As we all know, it doesn’t matter how many noodles/worms we use, it doesn’t make a dent in the supply on hand. It’s one of the great mysteries of rug hooking.
This Snow Angel piece isn’t very big, just 16” x 22”, so I should be finished in a week or so. At that point I will explain how I block and finish my rugs and what a big difference a good blocking can make. This was a suggested topic by Lucy Richard of Wooly Mason Jar fame and I’m happy to do it.
I’ve written about how I bind the edges of most of my rugs. If you’re interested, you can read that blog here.
I’ll be starting on my next super secret rug any day now. I feel the deadline looming.
There’s a lot of beauty out there and in hooking a few of my favorite things.