Hi Daddy, I'm Sophie
Dimensions: 36" x 26"
Materials: #3- and 4-cut hand-dyed, as-is, and repurposed wool on rug warp
Designed and hooked by Marilyn Becker, Wausau, Wisconsin, 2015.
Featured in: Celebration 26
"This rug was inspired by a photo I took of my husband and our dog, Sophie, a few days after my husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. It will be a special memory of him. The rug looks exactly like them both. I didn’t have a problem with any part of this rug. His shirt was the most fun and so easy… like putting together a puzzle. The hexagon back is an afterthought, and I’m glad it turned out well. Sophie’s fur was just following the colors of her fur—all repurposed and new wool."
- Marilyn Becker, Celebration Hall of Fame 2018