Hooking Books

Do you want to learn how to hook? How about dyeing techniques and formulas? Need inspiration or are you interested in the history of hooking? Are you looking for a pattern?

We stock dozens of books on hooking that will answer these questions and more. Many of the books are in full color with hundreds of photos.

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A CELEBRATION OF HAND-HOOKED RUGS XXIII

24.95

  

Featuring some of the best hooked rugs created by rug hookers in
the past 2 years. Let them inspire you and satisfy your love of all things wool and
all things hooked.

A LIFETIME OF RUG HOOKING by DORIS EATON

26.95

  

Nova Scotia's Doris Eaton has been hooking for nearly 50 years. Her book contains over 80
color photos of her rugs and the inspiration and materials behind her art. She also shares her
famous "Eaton Edge" for finishing a rug. 94 pages

ANTIQUE COLOURS FOR PRIMITIVE RUGS by EMMA LOU LAIS and BARB CARROLL

15.95

  

This book contains formulas for dyeing with Cushing's acid dyes.

BASIC RUG HOOKING by STACKPOLE BOOKS

21.95

  

Step-by-step instructions & photos that show in detail how to hook.

BEAUTIFUL WOOL - A HAND-DYER’S GUIDE by LAURICE HEATH

26.95

  

This book is intended for both the beginner and the experienced dyer. Includes formulas for both Cushing and Pro Chem dyes.

CELEBRATIONS READERS CHOICE WINNERS

29.95

  

139 pages of All Time Favorite Hand-Hooked Rugs.

DESIGN BASICS FOR RUG HOOKERS by SUSAN FELLER

24.95

  

This book will teach you design elements that every rug hooker should know, tips on how to develop an appealing design and
lessons on color contrast, balance and movement. More then 80 pictures of hooked pieces and a free pattern pullout.
90 pages

DESIGNING & HOOKING PRIMITIVE RUGS by SUSIE STEPHENSON

14.99

  

This book offers basic techniques for rug hooking, including finishing and dyeing techniques. Susie shares her stories about recycling wool into a menagerie of animals, pictorial scenes, geometrics and nautical themes.

DESIGNING HANDMADE RUGS by ANNIE SHERBURNE

19.95

  

Create colorful, innovative designs through creative use of classic
design elements - for all kinds of hooked, needle punched and prodded rugs.
Includes instructions and patterns for 11 rugs, pillows and handbags.
125 pages

DIFRANZA DESIGNS CATALOG by HAPPY and STEVE DIFRANZA

7.00

  

A catalog of hooking patterns designed by Happy and Steve Difranza, with a section of technical information for those wishing to improve their skill.

DYEING SIMPLY BOOK by DONNA SWANSON

5.95

  

This book has formulas for spot dyeing, that will work especially well for the primitive rug hooker. This book uses mostly all Cushing Dyes.

DYEING WITH GENE SHEPHERD - DVD - SET OF 3

39.95

  

You can buy the complete set of Gene Shepherd's DVD's,
volume 1,2,3.
total of 253 minutes

DYEING WITH GENE SHEPHERD - DVD - VOLUME 1

17.95

  

Volume 1 includes basic dye skills, dye kitchen basics, prepping your fiber, solid vs. mottled
and much more.
70 minutes

DYEING WITH GENE SHEPHERD - DVD - VOLUME 2

17.95

  

Volume 2 includes spotting solids & textures, yarns, dump dyeing, stacked pots,
dyeing nylon, jelly roll dyeing and much more.
120 minutes

DYEING WITH GENE SHEPHERD - DVD - VOLUME 3

17.95

  

Volume 3 includes one color bleed, two color bleed, marrying colors, transitional pieces
and much more.
63 minutes

DYEING WOOL by KAREN SCHELLINGER

59.99

  

This book takes dyeing to new heights! Karen uses 20 unusual dye techniques.
All levels. 627 wonderful color photos, 256 pages, hard cover book.

FINISHING HOOKED RUGS - FAVORITE TECHNIQUES FROM THE EXPERTS

24.95

  

11 master rug hookers share their secrets and helpful tips for achieving
professional looking edges with eight different techniques.

GEOMETRIC HOOKED RUGS by GAIL DUFRESNE

24.95

  

Over 100 full color photographs, a free pattern insert with tips on how to hook the design. Gail explains the role
of color in geometric rugs and the importance of light and dark values.

HOOKED ON RUGS OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY DESIGNS by J. TURBAYNE

39.95

  

570 color photographs of contemporary hooked rugs.

HOOKED RUG LANDSCAPES by ANNE-MARIE LITTENBERG

24.95

  

This book gives step-by-step instructions on designing rugs and hooking landscapes.

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