Had some friends drop by with gifts from the country. Looks like I’m going to be busy today. In the meantime…
Rug Hooking Resource List (continued)
Some more detailed resources for those looking for a little inspiration and wanting to delve into the actual practice of hooking rugs.
Beatty, Alice & Mary Sargent – The Hook Book – Stackpole Books, 1977.
Black, Elizabeth – Hooked on the Wild Side – Rug Hooking Magazine, 2004. A book on hooking animals.
Crouse, Gloria E. – Hooking Rugs: New Materials, New Techniques – The Taunton Press, 1990. A wide variety of materials encouraged and discussed.
Davies, Ann – Contemporary Crafts: Rag Rugs – New Holland, 1992.
Davies, Ann – How to Make Hand-Hooked Rag Rugs – Search Press, 1996.
Dufresne, Gail – Geometric Hooked Rugs – Rug Hooking Magazine, 2010.
Eaton, Doris – A Lifetime of Rug -Hooking – Nimbus, 2011. A retrospective of Doris Eaton’s body of work.
Fassett, Kaffe – Welcome Home – Pastimes, 1999. Has some hooked rug patterns in it.
Feller, Susan – Design Basics for Rug Hookers – Rug Hooking Magazine, 2011.
Green, Jane Halliwell – Pictorial Hooked Rugs – Rug Hooking Magazine, 2009.
Hinchcliffe, John & Angela Jeffs – Rugs from Rags – Orbis Publishing Ltd., 1977. Different methods of making rugs, including hooked rugs.
Hrkman, Donna – Rug Hooker’s Companion – Stackpole Books, 2012. A rug hooking glossary.
Ketchum, William C. Jr. – Hooked Rugs – Harcourt, Brace, Johanovich, 1976.
Krull, Betty and Susan Huxley – The Secrets of Color in Hand-Hooked Rugs – Rug Hooking Magazine, 2004.
Lawless, Dorothy – Rug Hooking and Braiding – Funk & Wagnall’s, 1976.
Littenberg, Anne-Marie – Hooked Rug Landscapes – Rug Hooking Magazine, 2009.
Littenberg, Anne-Marie – Hooked Rug Portraits – Rug Hooking Magazine, 2011.
Mather, Anne – The Art of Rug Hooking – Sterling, 1998.
Oxford, Amy – Hooked Rugs Today 2006 – Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2006.
Rug Hooking Magazine – A Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs – Stackpole Books, 1991. This is an annual publication of Rug Hooking Magazine. A photographic look at some of the best rugs and information on them by the people who made them.
Rupp, Jenny & Lisa Yeago – Designs for Primitive Rug Hookers – Rug Hooking Magazine, 2007.
Siano, Margaret & Susan Huxley – The Secrets of Finishing Hooked Rugs – Rug Hooking Magazine, 2003.
The Patchwork Place – Warm up to Wool – Martingale, 2004.
Various authors – Finishing Hooked Rugs – Stackpole Books , 2013.
Various authors – A Rug Hooker’s Garden – Rug Hooking Magazine, 2000. A book on fine shading of hooked flowers.
If you missed the first part of this resource list, check it out here. As per the first list, if you notice any rug hooking books/videos/DVDs/etc. I’ve missed, please add them in the comments below. 🙂
Have a great day everyone! 🙂