Almost every rug hooker has a preferred cut they use, but not every pattern calls for the same cut. So how do you decide what cut to use and when to use it? Here are a few ideas and tips to help you get the creative juices flowing. If you're new to rug hooking you might be wondering, "What in the world is a cut? Some people even hand cut their strips in order to get the widest cuts.
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You must be logged in to add a private note. Login Register. How do you cut wool for rug hooking? How wide should the strips be? What are the secrets to cutting strips for hooking rugs? Gene Shepherd has the answers. In this video, he demonstrates how to use two basic cloth splitting machines to make wool strips.
The rug above is my very first project. It turned out that as I kept at it , I learned as I went along. Rug Hooking is a simple craft that you can easily teach yourself. I recommend a kit for beginners because you have everything you need to get started.
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best experience. Please click Accept Cookies to continue to use the site. Rug hooking is the craft of creating rugs by pulling loops of fabric or yarn through a woven backing. There is evidence of rug hooking techniques in rag rugs made by the Vikings. Weaving mills had byproducts called thrums a piece of yarn about 9 inches long that were basically leftovers from the process.