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March/April/May 2013

With a stellar combination of how-to articles and design ideas, this issue of Rug Hooking magazine does not disappoint. From learning helpful tips on sampling dye formulas with John Leonard to answering questions about common wool twisting problems with Patti Gaufillet, all your unbridled rug hooking curiosity will be satisfied. You can even take a peek at Jerry Bonk's "fun rug" reinterpretation of American Gothic, or start hooking up the creativity yourself by working up Paisley Blossoms—an exlusive pattern.

Table of Contents

Hooking With Yarn
by Betsy Archer

Creating Color Samples for Dye Formulas
by John Leonard

Dyeing to Hook a Palette of Wool
by April D. DeConick

A Line to Define
by Donna Hrkman

Old Rugs Do Talk
by Hugh Conrod

Exclusive Pattern: Paisley Blossoms
by Kristine Wilkinson/Woolsocks & Hollyhocks

Dear Beginning Rug Hooker: Hooking in the Fold Art Style
by DeEtta Gilland

Reader's Gallery: Grandpa Jerry's Rugs
by Jerry Bonk

Faded Glory—the Colors of Old Rugs
by Wanda Kerr

Ask the Experts: Timely Tips for Beginners
by Pattin Gaufillet

Camps & Workshops: Color Coast to Coast: ATHA Biennial
by Judith King

Beyond Our Borders: Pieces of My Past
by Tammy Bordner

Canadian Connection: The Summer of the Stair Runner
by Runner Lynda Latner

First Rug: Koshari Marching Backwards, Of Course
by Melinda Russell


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