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January/February 2012

Inside this issue, you will find ingenious ideas for your next project in addition to homages to inspirational rug hookers, whose works and messages continue. You will be able to read Jane Olson's last in-depth interview before her death, which offers wisdom for current hookers as well as reflections on the past. Two articles showcase current partnerships which are producing magnificent works today, while other experts offer tips on sketching and working with velvet. You won't want to miss the exclusive pattern, tips, and design ideas within these pages.

Table of Contents

Zodiac Collection
by Susan Feller

The Tapered Wide-Cut Strip
by Bea Brock

Eye See You
by Judy Carter

Hooking with Velvet
by Dianne Tobias

More than Meets the Eye
by Abby Chapple

An Interview with Jane Olson
by Mary F. Wortman

ATHA Raffle Rug
by Cynthia Norwood

Picking up the Loops
by Sue McClure

Exclusive Pattern: Ewe Who
by Star Rug Company

Beyond Our Borders: Hooked Doorstops
by Maddy Fraioli

Ask the Experts: Hooked Rugs as Sketches 101
by Michelle Sirois-Silver

A Creative Partnership Part 2: Jocelyn Guindon
by AM Littenberg

Dear Beginning Rug Hooker: Easy Frame Cover
by Donna Lees Bleam

Canadian Connection: Canadian Mats and Canadian Carousels
by Wanda Wallace and Ruby Clark

Spot Dyes
by Wanda Kerr

First Rug: Lady in Water/Betsy Archer
by Melinda Russell


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