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Wool — Gene Shepherd Store

Wool — Gene Shepherd Store

Wool Dyeing Session (with Gene Shepherd)-I always start with the dye and wool in the pot in cold water.

Wool Dyeing Session (with Gene Shepherd)- 2 tips from Glen Rose: wet wool in pot looks 2 values darker than when dry. when hooked, the wool appears 1 value lighter than it does as yardage

The Dorr Mill Store--Rug hooking supplies and other fiber arts. Books, kits, fabrics, frames, etc.

The Dorr Mill Store--Rug hooking supplies and other fiber arts. Books, kits, fabrics, frames, etc.

wool strips

As a hobby, Pryor hooks rugs and uses old wool that has been overdyed (the original hues have been redyed); he stores the many varieties in an antique drugstore cubbyhole unit, in front of which leans a sign made from an old door panel.

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Two techniques for hiding ends (Step by step with Gene Shepherd)

How much wool? length x width (in inches) of the hooking area x 6 divided by 1440 = yards needed

How much wool? length x width (in inches) of the hooking area x 6 divided by 1440 = yards needed - Crafting Now

"A Resource For Traditional Rug Hooker's Since 1996." Find teachers, events, and groups.

"A Resource For Traditional Rug Hooker's Since Find teachers, events, and groups.

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