Finally finished my Quinzhee rug. It is based on a poem my daughter wrote when she was a teenager. It was all about her experiences building and being in a quinzhee – a snow shelter often built in emergency situations or when winter camping by Canada’s northern Native Peoples. The last line of the poem is “Warmth envelopes me”.
This rug is 19.5 x 25″. It is hooked with mostly #6 cut wool, though there is also a lot of silk hand cut and yarn in it. Also some unspun fleece. It is completely lined, with wool whipping on the edge, and a label and copy of the poem on the back. The backing is primitive linen. This rug is not for sale.