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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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Pan Am/ParaPan Games 2015 Ignite project, Day 2

The OHCG (Ontario Hooked Craft Guild) challenged its members to come up with at least 41 rugs, one for each country entered in the 2015 Pan Am Games, as participation in Toronto Ignite 2015. Ignite is meant to increase community … Continue reading

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Sunshine Rughooking

Here’s another rughooker’s blog – Elizabeth Martel at Sunshine Rughooking. Currently hooking a lovely rug of Lunenburg, NS. Being productive watching the Olympics – good idea – off to work on my Pan Am 2015 Ignite mat, assigned by Trish … Continue reading

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Summertime hooking – smaller mats

Plenty of hooking this summer, with a date to show/sell at a county fair – Rustic RevivalĀ – where all the artisans and craftspeople were making things by hand in a time-honoured way. It was a two day affair, August 25 … Continue reading

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A Gift to the Town of St Andrews by-the-Sea, NB

Sometimes a dream takes awhile to realize. Here are three photos of my rug designed for the small community theatre in St Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick (Canada). Since I was on the board that worked to refurbish the current little … Continue reading

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Crooked House Rugs – a passion for fibre and all the colours of the rainbow… and then some

Crooked House Rugs grew out of a lifetime of expressing myself in various fibres. I learned to knit and sew at an early age and the fascination for fibres and their tactile pleasures grew. Clothes for dolls, using cutouts and … Continue reading

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