Dream, Design, Dye and Do

The Four Ds of Rug Hooking with Lois Morris

By: Tamara Pavich/Photography by Alain Gendron
Dream Design Dye and Do
Dream Design Dye and Do

Over her 54 years of hooking, Lois has never backed away from any challenge. After working with charcoal, pastels, and oils as a young artist, one day she helped a friend earn a Women’s Institute credit. In 1961, this friend taught Lois to hook rugs, and Lois began to focus her considerable artistic talent and energy on the medium of wool. During the intervening decades, she mastered and taught every kind of rug hooking I can imagine—and many that I still would not have thought of if she hadn’t invented them.

This article is from the January/February 2015 issue. For more information on our issues, check out our issues page.


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