Rug Hooking Made Easy Author:Charlotte Kimball Stratton The foremost authority on rug hooking here reveals the secrets of her art. From the first loop to the finished rug, each step is presented clearly and simply. This is a book for both novices and experienced hookers. — Mrs. Stratton discusses design and color, and gives formulas for dyeing fabric to be used in hooking. Then the fundamentals of hoo... more »king each kind of design are carefully explained and illustrated.
In addition to giving the hooker the principles involved in hooking basic patterns, Mrs. Stratton tells how to apply her method of shading colors. She offers explicit instructions for hooking dozens of particular motifs: leaves, flowers, fruits, vegetables, scrolls, and others. Two chapters are devoted to directions for hooking Oriental designs.
Lavishly illustrated with line drawings and black-and-white photographs, this book also contains eight pages of full-color photographs. In additional to showing many of her own beautiful designs, Mrs. Stratton has included photographs of several famous Frost designs.
Library of Congress Catalog Number: 55-10704.« less