Author Archives: CrookedHouseRugs

Rughooking in Australia

Here’s a lovely blog about rughooking in Australia. Wool, paradoxically, is less readily available there as almost all those lovely sheep fleeces are sent away for processing in Japan and Italy, I was told. So, alternative materials are very much … Continue reading

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Business Plans, etcetra

More inspiration from Susan L Feller, plus a lovely Prairie Sunset mat! Business Plans, etcetra.

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Sharing with you some new patterns for 2015

Sharing with you some new patterns for 2015. Karen Kahle’s latest rugs – including a romantic one called Jane Austen – lovely!

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Contemporary Fiber work at Schwenkfelder

I wish I could see this exhibit in person but loved reading about it and seeing the beautiful photos. Contemporary Fiber work at Schwenkfelder.

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Trish Johnson & San Francisco’s Coit Tower

Originally posted on Laura's Loop:
Coit Tower, a San Francisco icon! When Trish Johnson comes to town… we try and get together in San Francisco! This time we visited Coit Tower… a wonderful little spot in North Beach. Mural…

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It’s October?

I love the colourful trees and cooler nights of fall. It’s the time of harvests and cozy curling up with a mat – currently hooking a Maud Lewis pattern I bought at the Hooked Rug Museum of North America in … Continue reading

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A month flew by

Where did July go? I was sick for most of it, so I guess that’s where, for me. I did get some hooking done, though. When my copy of Rug Hooking Magazine came, I was taken with the free pattern … Continue reading

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Inspiration for a sunny day

I just love Karen Kahle’s mats and blog – her colours and her unique style make every visit an occasion. The quote here is a great one and reminds me of one of my favourites – “The earth laughs in … Continue reading

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PanAm rug, done!

Finished rug for the Pan/Parapan Am Games in Toronto in 2015, as a part of the 41 rugs pledged by the OHCG to give one to each participating country. Hope they enjoy them! This one is designed by Trish Johnson … Continue reading

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Pan Am Games 2015 rug, day 6

Trish Johnson designed this rug and I hooked an adapted version (to accommodate my wide-cut wools vs Trish’s usual #3). Very enjoyable mat to hook.

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