Events and Gatherings
Alberta Handicraft Guild
Calgary, AB. Tuesdays from 9-5, and some Thursday evenings. Meets at Spruce Cliff Community Hall, 1608 Poplar Road SW. Contact: Loraine Constable, (403) 241-1057.
Edmonton Traditional Rug Hookers Guild
First Thursday of each month (except July and August), 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pleasantview Community Hall, 109 St. and 58 Ave. McGown certified instructors, supplies, and workshops available with membership. Contact Website: https://www.edmontonrughookingguild.com/contact-us/
Prairie Harvest Rug Hooking School
September 18-23, 2020. Prairie Harvest Rug Hooking School, Edmonton, Alberta. Donna Hrkman: Santas and Other Faces; Sheila Mitchell: Birds and/or Backgrounds and Landscapes; Hook, Line, and Modern Art: Tanya Graham; Sara Judith: Dye and Apply; Lise Merchant: Open Class/Beginners. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; prairieharvestrughookingschool.wordpress.com.
Third Tuesday of each month, 2-4 p.m. Sidney, BC. Contact: Dianne Cross, 9600 Third St., Sidney, BC, (250) 656-4201.
Vancouver Rug Hookers
First Monday of each month, 7-10 p.m. Contact: Michelle Sirois-Silver, 1937 E. 3rd Ave., Vancouver, BC V5N 1H4, (604) 253-4372.
Gone Hooking Traditional Rug Hooking Group
Every Wednesday, 10:30-3 p.m., Maple Ridge, BC. Contact: Freda Jackson, (604) 463-0043.
Every fourth Monday, Sept.-May, excluding Dec. Contact: Michaele Freeman, (250) 595-6302.
The Rug Hooking Circle
Every Monday, 1-4 p.m., Studio 204, Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston, Kelowna, BC. Contact: Angela Possak, (250) 767-0206, www.rughookingteacher.ca.
Blue Heron Rug Hooking Studio - Hook-in
4th Saturday of each month. Free instruction with purchase of a kit. 375 Sunset Ave., Victoria B.C., V8S 4L3; 250-595-6406.
Every Wednesday, September to June 10:00 - 3:00. Nanoose Place, 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. We offer supplies, workshops and instruction. Check us out on Facebook or contact: email@example.com
Rug Hooking Classes with Michelle Sirois-Silver
1937 East 3rd Ave., Vancouver, BC V5N 1H4. Contact: (604) 253-4372, www.bigdogrugs.com.
Nadine Flagel, Rug Hooking Instructor
3837 Clark Dr., Vancouver, BC, V5V 4Y7, (604) 363-1330, www.pretextstudio.com.
Dogwood Traditional Rug Hookers
Nanoose Place, 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay, Vancouver Island, Meet every Wednesday 10-3 pm September to June. Supplies and instruction available with membership. Check us out on Facebook or contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hook by the Sea
September 25-27, 2020. Bayside Ocean View Resort, Parksville, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Three days of hooking , with vendors, demos, special guest speakers. Overlooking the beautiful Parksville coastline! Contact Kaye Kaita for more information email@example.com
Heritage Rug Hooking Guild
Heritage Rug Hooking Guild, Fredericton, NB, meets between September and May, every second Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Meetings take place at St. James Presbyterian Church, 1991 Hanwell Road, Hanwell, New Brunswick. Contact: Sheila Black (506) 450-4467 for more information.
Alternate Thursday mornings, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Club D-Age Dâ€™Or, Main St., Richibucto, NB. Contact: (506) 523-0896.
Quoddy Loopers of St. Andrews, NB
Meet every Wednesday, year-round, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Catholic parish center, 210 Parr St. Contact:Mary Jones, (505) 529-9020 (work), (505) 529-3790 (home).
Meet every Tuesday morning, Sept. to May, 9:00 to 11:00, at Notre Centre, Grande-Digue, NB. Contact: Marielle Poirier, 506-533-9578.
Carnegie Rug Hookers, Saint John, NB.
Meet every Friday 9:30-12:00 from September-June at Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza, Saint John, NB. Visitors are always welcome!
Mary Grant, Certified Rug Hooking Instructor
232 Colonial Heights St., Fredericton, NB, E3B 5M1, Contact: (506) 459-8525, www.marygrantrughooking.com.
Exposition of Artistically Hooked Rugs
May 4 to September 8, 2019. “Cultivating Your Inner-Garden”, presented by Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo. Resurgo Place, 20 Mountain Road, Moncton, NB. In celebration of the Acadian World Congress 2019, Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo extend an invitation to all to come and enjoy a showcase of their most recent artistically hooked rugs. Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo are a collective of southeastern New Brunswick artists who have exhibited their work in multiple and a variety of venues. Contact: Marie-Claude Hébert at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Newfoundland and Labrador
The Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland and Labrador
The Guild hosts various hook-ins throughout the province during the year. For more information, visit the website at http://www.rhgnl.ca.
Remsheg Rug Hookers
Every Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wallace Area Museum on the Sunrise Trail, Wallace, NS. Contact: Sarah C. Ladd, RR 1, Pugwash Junction, NS B0K 1M0, (902) 257-2267.
Second Monday if each month, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Timothy's Church, Hatchet Lake, NS. Contact: Donna Gass, (902) 852-4794.
Spruce Top Rug Hooking Studio
Hook-ins the first Saturday of each month, The Gallery, 255 Main St. West, Mahone Bay, NS. Contact: Carol Harvey-Clark, RR 3, Bridgewater, NS B4V 2W2.
Town and Country Thrummers
Every Tuesday evening 7 to 9 (Sept-June) at the Bridge workshop on Station Street in Amherst N.S. Contact: Lynn O'Brien Lines 902-667-2233
Smith's Cove Rug Hookers
Meet every Tuesday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Oakdene School, Bear River, NS. Contact: Cris Murdock, (902) 467-0623, or Kathy Le Blanc, (902) 467-4154.
First Wednesday of the month, Kingston Legion, NS. Contact: Gail McKay, (902) 847-9358.
The International Gallery of Hooked Rugs
19 Lawrence St., Amherst, NS. Open Wed., Thurs., Fri, and Sun., noon to 4 p.m. A unique gallery and market of new and antique hand-hooked rugs in a house from the 1870s. Rugs from many countries; free exhibit space. Plan your exhibit during Amherst's famous Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival in October! Contact: Avis Chapman, (902) 667-0988.
Hooked Rug Museum of North America
Open weekends in May and daily June to mid-October. 9849 Highway #3, (St. Margaret’s Bay Road) in Queensland/Hubbards, Nova Scotia, (902) 858 3060, email@example.com, www.hookedrugmuseumnovascotia.org.
Ottawa Olde Forge Rug Hooking Group
Second and fourth Thursdays and first Saturdays of each month (Sept. to June), Maki House. Contact: Info@ottawarughooking.com; www.ottawarughooking.com
Rugs on the Rocks, Sudbury Ontario
Each Thursday from 1-4 p.m., Parkside/Older Adults Center, 140 Durham Street, Sudbury. Contact: Nancy Barber, (705) 692-3433.
Third Tuesday of each month, 6-9 p.m., Hutton House, Oxford St., London, ON. Contact: Glee, (519) 473-5042.
Lion's Head area
Lessons every Monday at the home of Holly McLay, Certified McGown Instructor and certified OHCG teacher. 2886 Hwy #6, Lion’s Head, ON N0H 1W0, Contact:Holly McLay, (519)793-6189, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ajax Rug Hookers
Meet first Monday of the month (except summer) and the third Monday of the month is an evening of social rug hooking at St. Andrew's Community Centre, Ajax, ON. Contact: Shelley Carroll, (905) 683-0017 or Pat Norwood, (905) 839-4964.
Saugeen Rug Hookers
Third Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m., at St John's Anglican Church, Mill Street, Port Elgin, ON. All welcome. Contact: Joan Rigby (519) 797-3262.
Huronia Branch (Barrie)
Second Tuesday of each month except July and August, 7 p.m. Simcoe County Museum, 1151 26 Highway, Barrie, Ontario.
Toronto. Meet daytime on first and third Tuesdays and evenings on second and fourth Tuesdays. Contact (416) 622-5294.
October 23-25, 2020
Eastern Ontario Rug Hooking School, Nav Centre, Cornwall, Ontario. Creativity, friendship, community. Come Join us! Information: eorhs.com.
OHCG Annual Conference and Rug Show
Montreal West Quebec
Hook-ins the third Thursday of each month. Contact: Nancy Lorimer (514) 482-3205.
Beaconsfield Hooking Crafters Guild
Every Monday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept-May, at Centennial Hall, 288 Beaconsfield Blvd., Beaconsfield, QC. Courses offered. Contact: Denise, (514) 695-7177, www.beaconsfieldrughooking.com.
Heritage Rug Hooking of Saskatoon
Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 7–9:30 p.m. at the Sherbrooke Community Centre. Contact: Rita Smith, (306) 997-2121.
Arkansas Hot Springs Village Rug Hookers
Every Tuesday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., at the McAuley Senior Center. Contact: Aileen Anderson, (501) 915-0696.
Central Arkansas Rug Hookers
One Saturday a month at the Jacksonville, AR, Main Library. Contact: Aileen Anderson, (501) 915-0696.
Third Thursday of each month, 10 a.m., Winslow, AR. Contact: Connie Wright, (479) 634-7011, evenings.
Springdale Rug Hookers
Springdale Senior Center, John Powell Annex, 610 Grove (corner of Grove and Cleveland), Springdale, AR 72764. First and third Mondays of each month, September through April. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring a lunch if you wish, or you can buy one from the Senior Center next door. Contact: Laura Thompson, (870) 428-5923 or Paula Wentz, (501) 530-4504.
ATHA Foxy Lady Rug Hookers Guild
West suburban Chicago area: second Saturday of each month, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Lisle Library, 777 Front Street, Lisle, IL. Contact: Linda Songco: email@example.com, phone: 630-272-7353.
Bloomington-Normal Rug Hooking Guild
Fourth Tuesday of each month, 6:30–8:30 p.m. at Heartland Community College, Workforce Development Bldg., Rm. 1401. Contact: Jean Ann Dargatz, (309) 452-8528 or Kay Kjeldgaard, (309) 663-5497.
Hooking in the City
First and third Monday of each month, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Old Irving Park, Chicago, IL. Please contact Dawn Walczak at 773-842-7667.
Loopy Ladies Guild
Northeastern Illinois, St. Lawrence Episcopal Church, 125 W. Church Street, Libertyville, IL 60048. Park in the lot behind the building (Free) and use the rear entrance; there is an elevator. Meets every third Sunday of the month (except Dec. and Jan), 12:30–3:30. Contact: Jane M. Mason, 314-330-0561 www.loopyladies.org/.
By Hook or Crook
Every Wednesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.1st and 3rd Wednesday, Public Library, Kouts, IN. 2nd and 4th Wednesday, Public Library, Valparaiso, IN. Contact: Barbara Coulter, (219) 462-0335.
Hoosier Hills Rug Hooking Guild
Second Saturday of each month, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Carnegie Public Library, 300 W. Main St., Washington, IN. Contact: Colleen Schmidt, (812) 897-8161.
Every Tuesday, Community Room of Bank, Morristown, IN. Contact: Mary Wicker, 4864E 350N, Shelbyville, IN 46176, (317) 392-3326; lessons Wed., 7-9 p.m.
Puckihuddlers Rug Hooking Group
Second Monday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fisher's Library, Fisher, IN. Contacts: Patsy Jones, (317) 849-4098, or Jan Hammond, (317) 284-1022.
House on the Hill Rug Hooking
Monday afternoons, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 8055 Caldwell Rd., Connersville, IN. Wednesday evenings, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 1505 E. St. Rd. 44, Connersville, IN. Contact: Tracy Burns, (765) 478-9539.
Red Saltbox Rug Hookers
Now located in Attica, IN. If interested in joining a hooking group here at the studio, contact Wendy Miller, (765) 762-6292.
White River Ruggers
Every Tuesday, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., sack lunch, Lutheran Church of the Cross, 4401 N. Wheeling Ave., Muncie, IN. Contact: Dana Davis, (765) 358-3911, or Arline Johnstone, (765) 759-3872.
Each Monday, 9-11 a.m. at Bev Stewart's home, 6583 So. Co Rd. 400 East, Clayton, IN 46118. All are welcome. Contact: Bev, (317) 839-3612.
Nov 16, 2019. WintersEve, A Fiberarts Gathering
The Red Barn at Sycamore Farm, Terre Haute, Indiana, 47803. www.wintersevegathering2019.eventbrite.com, www.thesycamorefarm.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Blue Valley Rug Hookers
First Wednesday of each month, Marysville, KS. Contact: Arvila Wolfe, 900 N. Kansas, Frankfort, KS 66427, (913) 292-4492.
The Little Apple Rug Crafters
Manhattan, KS: second Thursday of each month in members' homes. Contact: Cecelia Clement, 1728 Westbank Way, Manhattan, KS 66503 (785) 539-8949, or Deb McGlashon, 2905 Dickens, Manhattan, KS 66502 (785) 776-6829.
Valley Hill Rug Hookers
Second Wednesday of each month, Noon-8 p.m., Springfield, KY. Traditional and primitive punch needle for arthritic hands demonstrated. Contact: Rosemary Gillum Bailey, (606) 336-0255.
Hookers Occupy a Church
First and third Mondays of each month, 7 to 9 p.m., Hookers Occupy a Church (HOC) in Lexington, KY. All hookers welcome. Contact: Lisa Collins (859) 797-0011.
First Thursday of each month, 6-9 p.m., Holt, MI. Contact: Pam Henrys, 2040 N. Aurelius Rd., Holt, MI 48842, (517) 699-1120.
Lakeshore Rug Hookers
Every Monday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Joseph Public Library, 500 Market St., St. Joseph, MI. Contact: Marlene Kuypers, (269) 465-0125.
Rockford Chapter of ATHA
(Divas by the Dam): third Monday of each month, Sept.-June, 10-2 upstairs at Arnie's Rockford restaurant, Squires St., Rockford, MI. Contact: Sally Charnley, (616) 866-3725.
ATHA Heirloom Hookers Guild
Northville, MI: 4th Monday Jan. through May, Sept.through Dec., Our Savior Apostolic Lutheran Church, 54899 Eight Mile Road, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Contact: Vicki Walls, (734) 730-5576.
Thrums and Chums
Second Saturday of each month, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., First National Bank of Brighton, Challis Rd., Brighton, MI. Contact: Kris Miller, (517) 546-7732.
Michigan Rugg Artistes
Second Saturday, Sept. through June. 10-2. Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church, 24110 Cherry Hill Road Dearborn, MI. Contact: Pamela Landon, (248)626-5807
Great Lakes Rug Hooking Guild
Every Wednesday 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m Washington Township, Michigan meets at the Washington Township Senior Center 57900 Van Dyke Washington Township, Michigan. Contact Joann Quade 810-441-7978 or email@example.com Atha Guild
National Guild of Pearl K. McGown Hookrafters Southern Michigan Chapter (Chapter 2)
Meets the last Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Smith-Kimball Community Center in historic Clinton, Michigan. Contact: Pat Sahakian, (734) 428-7029.
Rug Hookers of West Bloomfield
A new rug hooking group is forming in West Bloomfield, Michigan.
Bear Rug Hookers
Every Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.; third Thursday of each month, 7 p.m. Contact: Bear Patch Quilting Co., 2199 4th St., White Bear Lake, MN 55110, (651) 429-1039.
The Lake Nokomis Rug Hookers
Second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, Lake Nokomis Community Center, Minneapolis, MN. Contact: Kathy Morton, 9860 Crestwood Terrace, Eden Prairie, MN 55347, (612) 934â€“0966.
Arrowhead Hookcrafters Guild
Meets the 1st Monday of the month, at 10:00 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 2415 Ensign St. Duluth MN. Look forward to a fun day of hooking and visiting. Everyone is welcome. Contact Kay Despard, (763) 242-1704.
Pine Country Rug Hookers
Every Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m., at Rosebudâ€™s Cottage, 2580 7th Ave. E, No. St. Paul, MN, (651) 426-1885.
The Wooly Red Rug
Second Saturday of each month, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; 4630 Wentworth Avenue., Minn., MN. Contact: Laurie Lausen, (612) 964-1165.
Hopkins Rug Artists
Every Wednesday, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Hopkins Activity Center, 33 N. 14th Ave., Hopkins, MN 55343. Contact: Cindy, (952) 933-1642, or Bette, (952) 888-3916.
West Enders Hooking Group
Fourth Tuesday of each month, 5-8 p.m., Delano Public Library, 160 Railroad Ave. E., Delano, MN.
Hookin at the Farm
Third Wednesday of the month, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., and 6-9 p.m. Contact: Sally Kallin, Pine Island Primitives, (507) 356-2908 (Please RSVP to make sure we are meeting).
River Valley Arts Guild Rug Hookers Meet
Eagles Nest Coffee House, Wabasha, MN. Every Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information: http://www.rivervalleyartsguild.org.
1st Saturday Hook-ins
First Saturday of each month at Straight River Rug Hooking, 104 West Park Square, Owatonna, MN, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Everyone welcome: bring a project to work on, spend the day, shopping, and visiting with friends.
Straight River Rug Hooking
1st Saturday and 3rd Thursday Open Rug Hooking: Held at Straight River Rug Hooking, 104 West Park Square, Owatonna, Minnesota (ph. 507-413-0130) 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Everyone welcome to spend the day working on a project, shopping and visiting with friends.
Beginning Rug Hooking Classes at Straight River Rug Hooking, Owatonna, Minnesota. Contact store or visit website for Registration and more information. www.StraightRiverRughooking.com or StraightRiverRugHooking@gmail.com.
October 5, 2019
22st Annual Autumn Valley Hook-In, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., $10.00 admission, Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 1616 West Olive Street, Stillwater, MN 55082. Vendors offering rug hooking supplies, patterns, hand-dyed wool, handmade items, baskets, and more. Door prizes, rug show, and raffle rug. For more information: www.autumnvalleyhookin.org.
October 25-27, 2019
Straight River Rug Hooking Annual Halloween Hook-in. Baymont Inn & Suites, Owatonna, MN. Three-days of rug hooking and shopping! Wool vendor(s), door prizes, fiber arts sale table, and Rug Show. Admission charged. Visit website for more details regarding event: www.StraightRiverRugHooking.com.
May 1-3, 2020
Spring Hook-in, Baymont Inn & Suites, Owatonna, MN. Hosted by Straight River Rug Hooking. Three days of rug hooking and shopping. Wool vendor(s), door prizes, Fiber Arts sale table, and Rug Show. Pre-registration required. Admission Fee charged. Visit website for more information: www.StraightRiverRugHooking.com. Click on Events tab.
May 2, 2020
5th Annual Spring Vendor Show, 9 am to 3 pm. Pillsbury College Campus, Owatonna, MN. Hosted by Straight River Rug Hooking. Vendors selling as-is wool, hand-dyed wool, rug hooking and appliqué patterns, yarns, threads, rug hooking frames and equipment, baskets, and much more! Admission fee charged. Visit website for more information: www.StraightRiverRugHooking.com. Click on Events tab.
Great River Rug Hookers
Anyone in the area of Northeast Missouri or Hannibal. Day or evening instruction for beginners. Contact: Bonnie Johnson (573) 439-5854.
Aux Arcs Rug Lady's Gathering
Every second Thursday of each month, 4-8 p.m., Boonslick Regional Library, Warsaw, MO. Contact: Nelda Johnson (660) 438-7145.
Naomi Miller St. Louis Guild of Rug Hookcrafters
First Thursday of each month, Webster Groves Christian Church, Webster Groves, MO. Contact: Janet Mickow, (314) 822-8999.
Heartland Rug Hookers of Columbia
Meetings are held the first and third Wednesdays of the month. Contact: Judy Allen (573) 286-8808.
June 11-14, 2020. Mid-Summer Rug Hooking Retreat, Cultural Corner Art Guild & Gallery, 424 Locust Street, Chillicothe, MO 64601. Hosted by Georgia Adams, Georgeville Store LLC. 8 am - 9 pm Thur-Sat; 8 am - 4 pm Sun. Cost $160.00 (includes lunch each day). Rug hook-in and vendors offering fiber arts supplies. Contact: Georgia Adams, Georgeville Store LLC, Cowgill, MO, Telephone: 816-632-8522 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Victoria Hart Ingalls
Classes and workshops in traditional and wide cut rug hooking. 40 years of rug hooking know-how and 30 years of teaching experience. Classes in which you will be inspired as you learn. Contact: Victoria Ingalls, (816) 833-1848, email@example.com; www.victoriahartingalls.com.
Log Cabin Woolkeepers
Every month at Prairie Woolworks (South Lincoln, NE) Roca, NE. Contact: Twila, (402) 792-3178.
Northwest Ohio Rug Hookers
First Thursday of the month at the Maumee Senior Center. Third Thursday of the month at the Sylvania Senior Center. We are a very informal group and all levels of experience are welcome. For more information, visit www.cindygayrughooking.com or call Cindi at 419-287-3884.
The Emerald Chapter 5 Group of the McGown Guild
Fourth Friday of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Middleburg Heights Library, Middleburg Heights, OH. Contact: Kay Forbush, (216) 676-0783.
Ladies of the Wool
First Saturday of each month, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Columbus, OH area (various locations). Contact: Jen Kleinhenz, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ATHA Miami Valley Chapter
Dayton, OH area. Fourth Thursday of each month, 5:30-9 p.m., Beavercreek Fire Station 61, 2195 Dayton Xenia Rd., Beavercreek, OH. Contact: Cindy Trick, (937) 429-2535 or Melissa Maxwell, (937) 429-1201.
Fox Cottage Hookers
First Wednesday of each month, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 150 Lyons Dr., Centerville, OH. Contact: Sue Fox, (937) 433-0172.
Old Crow Ruggers
Meet 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month,10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lima, Ohio. Contact: Janis Betts, (419) 221-0633.
Western Reserve Rug Hookers
First Thursday of each month from September to June, 10a.m. to 2 p.m. Bainbridge Community Church, 17751 Chillicothe Rd., Bainbridge, OH. Contact: Pat Keith (440) 205-9855.
Kindred Hooking Club
Second Monday of each month, 6-9 p.m., 1524 Bowman Ave., Kettering, OH. Contact: Alice Strebel, (937) 299-6388.
Brighton Wool Gatherings at That'll Do Farm
Sit-N-Hook the last Thursday of every month, 6-9 p.m., and the first Monday of every month, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Brighton Wool Gatherings at That'll Do Farm, 34634 State Route 303, Grafton, OH 44044, (440) 829-3644, www.thatlldofarm.com.
Fort Lauren's Rugcrafters
Meets second Saturday of each month, 10-3, at Otterbein UM Church, 6025 Shepler Rd., Navarre, OH. Contact: (330) 262-3276.
Greater Mohican Area Rug Hookers
First Monday of the month from January to December (except September), 9 AM - 3:30 PM. Lexington Community Senior Center, 67 E. Main St, Lexington, OH. Contact: Martha Gray 419-884-7196.
Tulsa Rug Hookers
First Thursday of each month, 7-9 p.m., and second Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Hardesty Regional Library, Tulsa, OK. Contact: Mitzi Thomas, (918) 299-4797.
Prairie Rose Rug Hooking School
August 2-7, 2020. Assumption Abby, Richardton, North Dakota. Open Class: Judy Kielczewski. Open class: Michele Micarelli. Open class: Katie Allman. Contact: Noreen Olson, email@example.com or Bonnie Pelczar, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Black Hills Rug Hookers
Usually fourth Saturday of each month, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Rockerville Community Center. Contact: Dolores Mattson, Keystone, SD, (605) 666-4316.
Black Hills Area Rug Hookers
Weekly meeting, Tuesdays from 10:00-1:00. Framing, Fibers and Curiosities, 230 Main Street, Rapid City, SD. Contact: V. Begeman, 605-716-0289, email@example.com
Black Hills Area Rug Hookers
Monthly "Hook-In", first Saturday of each month at Betty's Quiltery, 1601 Mount Rushmore Road #4, Rapid City, SD. Contact: V. Begeman, 605-716-0289, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kirby Hooking Circle
Third Saturday of every month except holidays, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., casual hook-in, Bethany Christian Church, 3223 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX.
Hill Country Rug Hooking Guild
Second Monday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., EMS Building, 221 Friendship Lane, Fredericksburg, TX. Contact: Linda Gartner (830) 990-6676.
Kerrville Rug Hookers
First Monday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Activities Bldg. of First United Methodist Church, 321 Thompson Dr., Kerrville, TX. Contact: Karen Maddox, (830) 257-3741.
Lone Star Rug Hooking Guild
Lone Star Rug Hookers meet Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lakewood Methodist Church. Contact: Martha Reynolds (214) 697-5141.
The Old Oaks Ranch
Every Wednesday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 601 Old Oaks Ranch Rd., Wimberley, TX 78676. Contact: Dawn Hummer, (512) 847-8784, www.theoldoaksranch.com.
Hub City Rug Hookers
Fourth Monday of each month at the Garden and Arts Center, Lubbock, TX. Contact: Teresa, (806) 794-3332.
Rug Runners ATHA Chapter
Second Saturday of each month 1-4 p.m.,Town Village Retirement Community, craft room, Arlington, TX. Contact: Leslie Annen (817) 468-5179.
The Stash Sisters
The Stash Sisters, Wednesdays, 10 am-3pm, Kingwood Branch Library, 4400 Bens View Ln, Kingwood TX; 1st Saturday, 10am-3pm, Second Baptist Church Kingwood, 22770 Hwy 59, Kingwood, TX. Contact: Sondra Ives, 713-665-7749. email@example.com
Birds of a Feather Hook Together, 10th annual Kirby Hook-In in Houston, Texas. Friday, June 5, 2020 from 9am to 8pm and Saturday, June 6, 2020 from 9am to 4pm. Bethany Christian Church, 3223 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas. Come dressed as your favorite bird! Play Flamingo Bingo! Friday night hooking, Shop till you drop, rug show and door prizes. Lisanne Miller of W. Cushing & Company will be vending as well as Adrienne Dykes. Linda Mehler will be offering a Make it and Take it. Registration including a catered lunch is $35 per day. For additional information or registration contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hooker's Wood & Wool Studio Hook-In
Hooker's Wood and Wool Studio sponsors a Hook-In twice a month at 422 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls, WI 54729. Our afternoon group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 2 to 5 P.M. and our evening group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month from 6 to 9 P.M. We welcome any and all visitors who wish to join us but encourage you to call the morning of our Hook-In to confirm that it hasn't been cancelled. The coffee/tea pot is always on for your enjoyment as we gather. Contact: Caroline Dahlager at 715-723-6875.
Heart of Wisconsin
Wautoma, WI. First Thursday of the month. Contact: Pam Schmelzle, https://heartofwisconsinrughookingguild.org/contact-us.
First Friday Hooking
Beaver Dam, WI. Meets the first Friday of the month. Contact: Louise Budde.
Cream City Rug Hooking Guild (Southeast Wisconsin), 31st Hook-In, April 23, 2020. Boerner Botanical Gardens, Hales Corners, WI. Vendors, rug show, raffle, lunch and refreshments. Visit www.ccrhg.net or email@example.com for more information.
Heart of Wisconsin Hook-In, September 24th, 2020. Spencer Lake Christian Center, Waupaca, WI. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission $25 includes coffee, snacks, lunch, vendors, silent auction, mini classes, door prizes, and rug show. Information and registration at www.heartofwisconsinrughookers.weebly.com Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 715-323-0532.
ATHA Goodwives Chapter
Third Wednesday of each month September to May (except December) at the Rowayton Community Center in Rowayton, CT. Contact: Benita Raleigh, president, (203) 644-2245.
ATHA Nutmeg Chapter
Meets monthly on Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
1/18/14, 5/17/14--Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington, CT 06032
2/15/14, 3/15/14, 4/19/14--Unitarian Church, 382 Paddock Ave., Meriden, CT 06450
6/14/14--United Methodist, 305 Main St., Watertown, CT 06795
Contact: Annette Caneschi
ATHA Nutmeg Chapter Meets monthly on the third Saturday (except June), 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Contact: Susan Riley email@example.com.
Quiet Corner Chapter of ATHA
Contact: Mary Thomson, (860) 928-0162.
Maine Tin Pedlar Chapter
Second Saturday, Sept.-June. Pines Community Center, Ocean Park, ME. Contact: Cheri, www.mainetinpedlar.org.
Searsport Rug Hooking's Rug Hooking Group
Second Sunday of every month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Searsport Rug Studio, 396 E. Main St., Searsport, ME. Contact: Julie Mattson, (207) 548-6100.
Tuesdays at Freeport Library, Freeport, ME, 1-4 p.m. Contact: (207) 865-3307.
Maine-ly Woods Rug Hookers
First and third Mondays of each month, 9 a.m.-noon; in member's homes. Contact: Linda, (207) 793-8404, or Norine, (207) 625-3927.
Third Thursday of the month, Oct;-May, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Kittery Estates, Kittery, ME. Contact: Jan Smith, (603) 431-8894.
Parris House Wool Works Studio Hooking
The Maine studio will be open for hooking on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays from 12 noon to 7 p.m., and the first and third Saturdays of the month from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The studio address is 546 Paris Hill Rd., Paris, ME. Call Beth for more information at 207-890-8490 or visit the website at www.parrishousewoolworks.com.
Saturday, March 7, 2020. Beginner Rug Hooking Class, 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Gardiner Adult Education, 40 West Hill Road, Gardiner, ME 04345 Contact: 207-582-3774, jconnerhookedrugs.com
September 26 - 27, 2020. Maine Harvest Hook-In. Jeff's Catering, Brewer, ME. Hosted by Fluff & Peachy Bean Designs and Judith Hotchkiss of Wool & Dye Works. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
October 4-11, 2020. Fryeburg Fair, Fryeburg, Maine. 9:00 am -9:00 pm. Ongoing demonstrations and sales of all fiber arts supplies and products. Contact: jconnerhookedrugs.com
ATHA Cranberry Chapter
Third Saturdays in Sept., Nov., Jan., March, May (formal meetings) and in October, December, February, April, June (informal meetings), at the Harwich Community Center on Oak Street in Harwich, MA. Contact: Mary Lou Ricci, (508) 392-9585. Email: email@example.com.
ATHA Quabbin Chapter
Rug Hooking Guild: fourth Saturday of each month (Sept.-June), 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Jones Library, Amherst, MA. Contact: Carol Ambrozy, (978) 249-7304.
Pioneer Primitive Rug Hooking Group
Every other Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Bangs Community Center, Amherst, MA. Please call to verify meeting date. Contact: Linda Repasky, (413) 548-8040.
ATHA Mayflower Chapter
Saturdays, September-June, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church, 239 Woburn Street, Reading, MA. Contact: Donna Allen, (978) 448-6089 or Heidi Lee, (978) 887-7348.
ATHA Wachusett Chapter, Region 1
Second Friday, Sept-June. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Eight Point Sportsman's Club, Sterling, MA, 01564. Contact: Donna Corio, 860-817-5920 or Cyndy Janik 508-829-2372
ATHA Charles River Rug Guild
Boston area. Meets Fridays 10-2 in September, October, November, and January through June. Contact: Susan Barry, (508) 785-1755.
Hopedale Community House Hookers
43 Hope St., Hopedale, MA 01747. Wednesdays 1-3:30 p.m., October through June. Cost for gathering is $30 for 9 months. Contact: Ellen Gould, (508) 478-5194; or Community House, (508) 473-0820.
Norma McElhenny Monday Classes
Norma McElhenny. Monday morning classes at new location in Plymouth, MA. Contact: Norma McElhenny, (508) 224-5969.
September 14-18, 2020. Nantucket Island Rug Camp. Spend 4 days and nights at our comfortable family home on Nantucket while you receive instruction from nationally known rug hooking teacher, Janet Conner. Beginners are welcome. $850 per person, double occupancy. Email for reservations and directions for getting to this beautiful island. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, jconnerhookedrugs.com
November 7-8, 2020. Sat 9am–5pm; Sun 9am–3pm. Fiber Festival of New England. Big E Fairgrounds, West Springfield, MA. Ongoing demos and sales, classes. Contact: jconnerhookedrugs.com
Rug Hooking Classes with Pam Bartlett
Day and evening classes at Red Horse Rugs, Loudon, NH . Contact: (603) 783-9848.
ATHA White Mt. Woolen Magic Chapter
First Saturday September through April (2nd Saturday if holiday) from 10 am to 2 pm at the Hooksett Public Library. More info: email@example.com; Facebook @white mountain woolen magic.
Third Thursday of the month, Oct;-May, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Kittery Estates, Kittery, ME. Contact: Jan Smith, (603) 431-8894.
Mercer County Rug Hookers
First Thursday of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Hopewell Library, Pennington, NJ. Contact: Weezie Huntington, (609) 466-1882.
ATHA Alice Beatty Chapter
First Wednesday of each month (Sept.-June), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Community Center, 614 Greenbrook Rd., N. Plainfield, NJ. Contact: Janet Bosshard, (732) 528-1125.
ATHA Spring Lake NJ Chapter
Second Monday of each month (Sept.-May), 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. St. Andrew's Methodist Church, 907 4th Ave., Spring Lake, NJ. Contact: Janet Bosshard, (732) 528-1125.
Saturday, June 6, 2020, Hunterdon County Rug Artisans Guild (HCRAG) plans a regional Hook-in at St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church, 85 Voorhees Corner Road, Flemington, NJ 08822 from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Registration for the hook-in is required as participation is limited. Shop the vendors/win the prizes. The registration fee is $15. Additional information and the registration form can be found at the Guild’s website – www.hcrag.com (click on the “Hook-in” tab). Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 3-August 7, 2020, Hunterdon County Rug Artisans Guild (HCRAG) holds its 24th annual rug school at St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church, 85 Voorhees Corner Road, Flemington, NJ 08822. Instruction is offered with Cyndy Duade, Laura Kenyon, Ingrid Hieronimus and Vivily Powers. Registration is required as class size is limited. Additional information and the registration form: www.hcrag.com (click on the “School info” tab). Questions: email@example.com.
August 4, 2020, Hunterdon County Rug Artisans Guild (HCRAG) will sponsor a workshop on learning to hook rugs in the traditional manner. The workshop will be led by a certified rug hooking instructor. 9:00 to12:00, St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church, 85 Voorhees Corner Road, Flemington, NJ 08822. Bring lunch and stay for the afternoon with those attending rug school. Registration required by July 31. Additional information and the registration form: www.hcrag.com (click on the “School info” tab). Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bainbridge New York Gathering
Third Saturday of each month, Spinner's Hill Shop, Bainbridge, NY. Contact: Lisa Merian, 1377 County Rd. 17, Bainbridge, NY 13733, (607) 967-8325, www.spinnershill.com.
Guilford Rug Hooking Group
Every Wednesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Guilford, NY. Contact: Cathy Treffeisen, (607) 895-6477.
Kinderhook Rug Hooking Group
Kinderhook, NY. Every Wednesday night, 7:30-10 p.m. Contact: Jayne Hester, (518) 758-1850.
Long Island Guild of Rugcrafting Artists
(McGown): Sept., Nov., Jan., April, and May, Old Bethpage Village Restoration.
Third Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead, NY. Hook-ins held Jan., Feb., July, Aug. Contact: Judy, (631) 294-2134.
McGown Mark Twain Chapter
Fourth Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, Elmira, NY, Contact: Marian Rutty, (607) 734-0074 or Marge Dovi, (607) 734-6953.
Dutchess County Rug Hooking Guild
Meets the third Tuesday of the month, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., September-June at the Pleasant Valley Town Hall, 1554 Main St., Pleasant Valley, NY. Beginners welcome. Contact: Sarah Jones, President, (518) 398-7003.
Chapter #1 of Pearl K. McGown Hookrafters
Second Tuesday of every month (except July and August) at Vestal Methodist Church, 328 Main St., Vestal, NY. Hours: 10-2. There are planned programs, instructors and members share many ideas and hints. We bring our lunch and desserts are provided by the members. Contact persons: Lana Roske (607)-239-5029; Sue Spencer-Kellman (607) 692-7432; or Barbara Reining (607) 754-0417.
Rug Hookers of the Finger Lakes
First Monday of each month at 10 am, Perinton Presbyterian Church, 6511 Pittsford-Palmyra Road, Fairport NY. Contact: Pat Olson (315) 945-2229.
Rug Hooking Classes with Loretta Scena (McGown Certified)
Long Island, New York. Contact: (631) 254-3930.
Hooked in History 2020 Hook-In
Saturday, May 9, 2020. Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint HIll Road, Mumford NY. 10:00 a.m-4:00 p.m. The Rug Hookers of the Finger Lakes Guild is hosting their biennial hook-in and rug show featuring Michele Micarelli as our keynote speaker! Registration is $35.00 and includes admission to displays, keynote speakers, vendors, refreshments, all day hook-in, and a delectable lunch catered by the Caledonia Village Inn. This year our Raffle Rug was designed by Michelle Palmer and hooked by a team of very talented guild members. Some of the vendors include: Wool n Gardener, Honeydoo Cutters, Wool & Thistle, Michelle Palmer Art, Olde Tattered Flag, Lavender Lane, Woolen Stitches, Michele Micarelli Rugs, Emerald Hill Frames, and others. For registration information/form contact: Visit our website: https://rughookersofthefingerlakes.weebly.com/. or find us on Facebook: Rug Hookers of the Finger Lakes@weloverughooking. Or, call Kim Banker (585) 880-4054 or Lisa Bleier (585) 294-5130.
Friday, Saturday October 17-18, 2020. 9am–5pm. Dutchess County Sheep and Wool Festival, Rhinebeck, New York. Rug hooking demonstration and sale of finished rugs, kits, and supplies. Contact: www.sheepandwool.com, jconnerhookedrugs.com
Brandywine Rug Hooking Guild
Third Thursday of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Hankin Library, 215 Windgate Dr., Chester Springs, PA. Contact: Jeri Livingston, (610) 363-2557. Please check our website for details and directions: www.brandywinerughookingguild.org.
Pittsburgh Rug Hooking Guild
Second and fourth Mondays, 10:30 a.m.- 2p.m., Sept. through May, Memorial Park Church, 8800 Peebles Rd., Allison Park, 15101. Sunday meetings, 2-4 p.m., various locations. Contact: Fritz Mitnick, (412) 767-5698.
Southwestern PA Rug Hooking
Gathering: once a month on Saturdays, Washington, PA. Contact: Dona C. Hamilton, (724) 225-8560.
State College Rug Hookers
First Wednesday (3-5 p.m.) and third Saturday (1-5 p.m.) each month in Centre County, PA. Contact: Alice Kelsey, 637 Loveville Rd., Warriors Mark, PA 16877, (814) 692-4438.
Second Friday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; fourth Tuesday of each month, 6-9 p.m.; fourth Friday “Tea Cozy” group, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Zion Lutheran Church, 18 Quarry Rd., Leola, PA. Contact: Deb Burcin, (717) 464-5271; www.woolwrights.com.
The Old Barn Rug Hooking Guild, ATHA Chapter
Fourth Tuesday of the month, 1-4 p.m. at the Tunkhannock Library, Tunkhannock, PA. Contact: Janet Schleeter, (570) 928-9190.
Cumberland Valley Rug Hooking
Falling Spring Education Building, Room 202, North Main St., Chambersburg, PA 17203. Contact: Marion Lesher, (717) 264-5390.
Cranberry Rug Hooking Gathering
First and third Wednesday of each month. Hooking and sociability. Contact: Shirley Engel, 222 Northfield Rd., Cranberry Twp., PA, (724) 776-5791.
Scenery Hill Rug Hooking Guild
Newly formed group meets every Wednesday 10-3 at Two Olde Crows Primitive Shop on Route 40, National Pike in Scenery Hill. Newcomers and beginners welcome. Contact: Patricia Anders (724) 945-6755.
Magdalena Rug Hookers
Meetings at Humble Stitch, Newport, PA. 6:30 p.m., fourth Monday of each month. Beginners welcome! Contact: Karen Larsen, email@example.com.
Group meets on the second Wednesday of each month, 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Amelia Givin Library, Mt. Holly Springs, PA. New hookers welcome, and instruction is available. Contact: Cynthia Thompson firstname.lastname@example.org
Fritz Mitnick and Susanne McNally--Pittsburgh
Instruction by McGown accredited teachers Tuesdays 10-12 at the Boyd Community Center in O'Hara Twp.
Also the first Sunday of each month from 2-4 p.m. in the Fox Chapel area. (412) 767-5698.
March 21, 2020. The Woolwrights Annual Spring Hook-In, Lancaster Farm & Home Center, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Registration Begins January 1, 2020. For more information and registration forms: www.woolwrights.com. Vendors, directions, and additional information online.
Little Rhody Thrummers
One Saturday a month in Sept., Nov., Jan., March, May; various locations in Rhode Island. Contact: Dolores Bannister, (401) 783-7507.
Green Mountain Hooked Rugs Hook-ins
Select Saturdays. From 1-5 pm, visit the website for specific dates. Green Mountain Hooked Rugs Hook-ins, Montpelier, VT. Contact: info@GreenMountainHookedRugs.com.
June 27-30, 2020, Saturday-Tuesday. Green Mountain Rug School, Montpelier, VT. Advanced classes for dedicated hookers. Janet Conner is teaching CROSS CULTURAL COMPOSITION THROUGH HISTORY. Contact: https://greenmountainhookedrugs.com/collections/green-mountain-rug-school-2020, jconnerhookedrugs.com
Caloosa Rug Hookers
Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church, 8260 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33919. 9-2 every Wednesday. Contact: Barbara Wodarczyk at 239-278-4739 or Lorrie Morton at 239-910-2427.
Emerald Coast Rug Hookers
Contact: B. Meloy.
Gulf Coast Rug Hookers
Various times and places in Sarasota and Venice, FL. Contact: Anne Eastwood, 320 Greenwood Lake Dr., Venice, FL 34292-4524, (941) 408-9315.
Pioneer Settlement Hooking Bee
Fourth Saturday of each month, Barberville, FL, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact: Bettina Drake Maraldo, 551 Johnson Lake Rd., DeLeon Springs, FL 32130, (904) 985-5602.
Strawberry Rug Hookers
Every Monday, 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Lakeland, FL at the Larry R. Jackson Library, 1700 N. Florida Ave., Contact: Barb Caplinger (937) 336-2336.
The Gator Group
Third Tuesday of each month, United Church of Sebastian, 1251 Fellsmere Rd., Sebastian FL. Contact: Dee Giel, (772) 388-5033.
Heritage Rug Hookers
Every Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m., St. John's Episcopal Church, Clearwater, FL. Contact: Mamie Adair, (727) 535-3218.
Rug Parlour Hookers
Every Monday, 1-4 p.m. at the Rug Parlour Studio, Bayonet Pt., FL. Contact: Nancy Wood, (727) 863-8637.
Zephyrhills Not-So-Old Crows
Every Tuesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Hookers Haven, 4919 Allen Rd., Zephyrhills, FL 33541. Contact: (813) 322-3803, www.picturetrail.com/homepage/hookershaven.
McGown Chapter #120
Fourth Thursday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Ocala, FL. Educational programs and a guild project, Oct.-June. Join us, and bring your lunch and your hooking; coffee, tea and friendship provided! Contact: Karen Duncklee, (352) 861-6363.
Meetings 1st and 3rd Thursdays at the Beach Community Center from 1:30-3:30 pm, and the 2nd and 4th fourth Fridays at the Galt Reading Room Branch Library from 2-5 pm. Beach Community Center, 3351 NE 33rd Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL. (Kyle Miller is our City Liaison at 954-828-4610). December meetings will begin December 13th at the Galt Reading Room, 3403 Galt Ocean Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL. (Library Liaison Michael Kelly at 954-357-7840.) Contact: email@example.com for more information.
Rug Hooking classes with Nancy Wood
The Rug Parlour, Bayonet Pt., FL 34667, (727) 863-8637.
Second and fourth Saturdays each month, 9 a.m.-noon at Hookers Haven, 4919 Allen Rd., Zephyrhills, FL 33541. Contact: (813) 322-3803, www.picturetrail.com/homepage/hookershaven.
Central FL Rug Hooking Classes with Pat Gaufillet
Day or evening, Monday and Tuesday, Silver Springs, FL, (352) 236-6047.
Rug Classes with Nancy Wood, Hudson, FL
Contact: Rug Parlour Studio, (727) 863-8637.
Feb. 23-25, 2023. Florida Hookin’ and Fiber Arts Convention, Punta Gorda, Florida. Searsport Rug Hooking. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wiregrass Rug Hookers
Every Monday, 2-4 p.m., Thomasville County Public Library, Thomasville, GA. Contact: Jane Bussom, (229) 227-1504.
ATHA Crescent Lane Rug Hookers
Meets on Mondays 10:30am to 4:00pm at On The Hill, 1800 Crescent Lane, Athens, Georgia. Contact: Sharon Craig at 770-207-7075.
Second Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Contact: Leslie Peck, Quilted Hearts, 2415 G Old Cornelia Hwy., Gainesville, GA 30507, (770) 536-3959.
Forsyth County Rug Hookers
Meet twice a month on Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Sharon Forks Library, Sharon Forks Rd., Cumming, GA. Bring your lunch. Contact: Carolyn Folsom, (770) 889-1019, or Karen Fuller, (770) 887-0747.
Cajon Rug Hookers
Third Wednesday of each month, 4-7 p.m. Contact: Amzi Collins, 1500 Kirkman St., Lake Charles, LA 70601, (337) 437-3902, or Amzi's Rug Hooking Studio.
Delmarva Friendship Rugcrafters, McGown Chapter 106
Second Wednesday of each month year round and third Wednesday Sept.-May, Ocean Pines Branch Library, Ocean Pines, MD, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Contact: Janice Russell, (410) 289-4110.
Forestheart Studio, Woodsboro, MD. Contact: Mary Klotz, 200 S. Main St., Woodsboro, MD 21798, (301) 845-4447, www.forestheart.com.
ATHA Mason-Dixon Chapter
Third Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3604 Chatham Rd., Ellicott City, MD. Contact:Barbara Barton.
Delmarva Friendship Rugcrafters, McGown Ch. 106
Delmarva Friendship Rugcrafters, McGown Chapter 106: second Wednesday of each month year round and third Wednesday Sep.-May, Berlin Senior Center, Berlin, MD, 10am-2pm. Contact Janice Russell, Please confirm. (410) 289-4110.
Rug Hooking Classes with Roslyn Logsdon
Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel, MD 20708, (301) 807-6261.
ATHA Hornets Nest Chapter, Region 4
Second Monday of each month, 9:45-2 p.m., Providence Presbyterian Church, 10140 Providence Rd., Charlotte, NC. Contact: Mary Calder, (704) 849-9803.
ATHA Piedmont Rug Hookers
Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham, NC: third Saturday of each month, September through June. Contact: Mary L. Peterson, (919) 967-2846, www.piedmontrughookers.com.
Murphy, NC Area
If interested in attending a weekly hooking group, Contact: Laura Schnelker, (330) 231-5314.
Charlotte, NC Area
Working Girl Rug Hookers: a Saturday group for the working and non-working girl. Every other Saturday, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Contact: Ann Radford at (704) 604-2032
John C. Campbell Folk School
John C. Campbell Folk School offers adult courses in traditional crafts, including several different rug hooking options. Located in the mountains of western North Carolina, the school offers weeklong and weekend courses. Contact: (828) 837-2775, www.folkschool.org.
Brevard, NC. March 8-29, 2019. Hooking in the Mountains: Traditional to Contemporary. Exhibit and sale by the Tarheel Ruggers at the Transylvania Community Arts Council, 349 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard, NC. 9:30 am. to 5:00 pm daily. Contact: Transylvania Community Arts Council, 828-884-2787, www.tcarts.org.
ATHA Carolina Wrens Chapter
North and South Carolina: Devenger Rd. Presbyterian Church, Greer, SC. Contact: Sharon Richmond in NC at (828) 697-8791.
From Crook to Hook Wool Studio
Meeting most Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 174 N. Crest Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37404. All Rug Hookers welcome. Bring your hooking and lunch and join us. Contact: Sheri Bennett, (423) 622-3322.
Hixson Hookers (Chattanooga area)
Meet every Tues, 10:00 to 3:00, at North Rivers Civic Center, 1009 Executive Drive, Hixson, TN. Contact: Linda Rugina, (423) 870-8045.
By Hook or By Crook
Every third Wednesday of each month, 9am - 2pm, Crossville, TN. Contact Sharon Smith, (931) 456-6303.
Northeast Tennessee Rug Hookers
Jonesborough Area. Third Sunday of the month, 2:00 to 4:00; some weekdays--call for times. Visitors welcome (423) 753-2842.
Englewood Rug Hookers
The Englewood Rug Hookers meet at the Englewood Textile Museum and Country Store on 109 North Niota Road in Englewood, TN from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. Contact: Gail Anderson at 423-507-3625, or the museum at 423-887-5455.
Rug Hooking Classes in Northeastern Tennessee
Tri-Cities Area. Beginners welcome. Contact: Eva Valentine email@example.com
Gatherings September to April, Irvington
Second and fourth Mondays of each month at home of Nancy Drake, Irvington, VA, (804) 435-8808.
Hookers, Strippers, & Co.
Second Saturday of each month, Sept.-June. Contact: Robin Hasty, 2359 Hwy. 58, Buffalo Jct., VA 24529, (804) 374-5830.
James River Rug Hookers
Second Saturday of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Suffolk, VA. Contact: Mary Henck, (804) 740-6511.
Williamsburg Rug Hookers
First and third Thursdays of each month, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., James City County Library, 7770 Croaker Rd., Williamsburg, VA. Contact: Nancy Norton, (757) 345-6439.
Colonial Rug Hookers of Northern Virginia ATHA Ch. 49
Meeting monthly, Sept.-June, 12-4 p.m., Sully Governmental Center, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly, VA 20120. Visit http://www.crhnv.org for dates and more information.
Goose Creek Ruggers
Second Saturday of each month, 10 am to 2 p.m. Catoctin Presbyterian Church, Waterford, VA. For information: https://www.facebook.com/goosecreekruggersguild/
Shockhoe Slip Rug Hookers
Fourth Saturday of each month, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Richmond, VA. Contact: Mary Henck, 2300 Bridgehaven Terr., Richmond, VA 23233, (804) 334-0058.
Notforgotten Farm Rug Hookers
First Saturday of each month, 3530 Tye River Rd., Amherst, VA 24521, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact: Lori, (434) 263-6508.
Fiber and Friends Salon
Fourth Wednesday of each month, 7-9 p.m., Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 16th St. South, Arlington, VA.
Blue Ridge Rug Hookers
Charlottesville, VA. Second Wednesdays of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact: Peg Jess, (434) 293-7883.
Traditional Rug Hookers of Yorktown, VA
First and third Tuesdays of each month, 10-2:30, Grace Church Parish Hall. Contact: Mary Beth Hawks, (757) 898-8021.
Old Dominion, McGown Chapter 30
Second Thursday of each month, except August. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet in members' homes. Contact: Anne Strahan, (703) 442-9390,.
Mountain State Fiber Artists
Third Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., various locations in and near Winchester, VA.
March 21, 2020. Shockoe Slip Rug Hookers 18th annual Virginia RugFest, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, VA. Guest speaker and Stephanie Allen-Krauss, owner of Green Mountain Hooked Rugs. Beginning rug hooking class, Hooking Eyes mini-class with Kris Miller, rug show, vendors, silent auction. For registration: www.shockoesliprughookers.com. Contact: Mary Henck, firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Virginia Hookcrafters Guild
Second Tuesday and fourth Wednesday of each month (except July and August), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Charleston area. Contact: Mary Jane Vredeveld, (304) 925-4687.
Mountain State Fiber Artists
Third Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., various locations in and near Winchester, VA.
March 7, 2020. Rug Hookers of PebbleCreek Hook-In and Rug Show. 9:00am to 3:00pm. Eagles Nest Clubhouse in PebbleCreek Community, 3645 Clubhouse Dr., Goodyear, AZ 85395. Registration of $35.00 includes: morning coffee bar and luncheon. Vendors, silent auction, rug display, and more. Registration closes February 22, 2020. Email: email@example.com for more registration details.
Old Pueblo Rughookers
October to May: 1st Tuesday at 1-4 p.m.; 3rd Tuesday at 9 a.m.-noon. Dunbar Center, 325 W. 2nd Street, Tucson, Arizona. Contact: Kathryn Kovaric, firstname.lastname@example.org, 520-207-3453.
Wild and Wooly Hookers
Second Saturday of each month,10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Scottsdale, AZ. Contact: Diane Eaton, (602) 920-3800.
Hassayampa Rug Hookers
Second Wednesday of the month, 10 a.m. Prescott AZ. Contact: Ginger Carlson (928) 445-1226.
Mesa Rug Hookers
Monthly meetings on third Saturday at Alta Mesa Golf Club, 1460 N. Alta Mesa Dr., Mesa, AZ. Contact: Carol Miller, (480) 699-5871.
Adobe Wool Arts Guild. Meets third Wednesday of the month, 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Erna Fergusson Library, 3700 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Demonstrates the first and fourth Tuesdays, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Albuquerque BioPark, Botanic Garden’s Heritage Farmhouse (except June and July). Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AdobeWoolArts/. Contact: Laura Salamy, 508/930-4175; Laura@highonhooking.com
The Camellia City Rug Hookers Guild
Second Saturday of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sacramento Friends Meeting Hall, 890 57th St., Sacramento. Contact: Pres. Karyn Meyreles 916 354-0561; Vice Pres. Robin Price 209 785-3399.
Central California Traditional Rug Hookers
Last Saturday of February, April, June, and August, 9 a.m.-noon, Fresno, CA. Contact: Katie Ude, (559) 255-5545.
North Country Woolgatherers
Last Saturday of each month (January-October), 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Fallbrook Public Utilities District Offices, 990 E. Mission Rd., Fallbrook, CA. Contact: Marjorie Chretien, (858) 530-2203.
Orange Coast Classics Rug Hookers
Every Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.-noon, The Colony, Newport Beach, CA. Contact: Jean Coon, (949) 706-1393. Everyone welcome, including beginners.
Peninsula Rug Makers Guild
Third Thursday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., (except Sept. and Dec.), San Jose Rose Garden Library. Contact: Wendy Brannan, (831) 438-6628 or Susan Kleidon, (925) 371-6035.
Wine Country Rug Hookers
Second Saturday of each month, except August, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 684 Benicia Dr., Commons B, Santa Rosa, CA. Contact: Judy Cortez, (707) 545-1811.
Central California Traditional Rug Hookers
Second Saturday of Feb., May, Aug., and Nov., Clovis/Fresno area. Contact: Sharon, (559) 297-5156.
SFB Rug Hooking Guild
Meets the 3rd Saturday of each month, 10 to 2 pm. Stanley Dollar House, Walnut Creek, CA. Contact: Nada Ferris 510-581-4469
The Oceanside Rug Hookers
Second and fourth Fridays of each month, Senior Center, Oceanside, CA. Contact: Alice Taylor, 3929 San Lorenzo Ct., Oceanside, CA 92057, (760) 433-3175.
San Fernando Valley Rug Hookers
Each Monday, 7-9 p.m., Pasadena; each Tuesday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Burbank or Northridge; each Thursday, 7-9 p.m., North Hollywood; alternate Saturdays, 12-4 p.m., Agoura Hills. Contact: Carla Fortney (818) 502-2156.
Every Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Schaberg Library, Redwood City, CA. Contact: Merle Lovell, (650) 593-3671.
North County Wool Gatherers (ATHA chapter)
Last Saturday of each month, Fallbrook (CA) Public Utilities District offices, 990 E. Mission Rd., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. New members welcome. Contact: Marjorie Chretien, (858) 530-2203.
Loopy Ladies of La Quinta
Mondays 9 a.m. to noon. St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, Palm Desert; Oct. thru May. Contact: Jane Artinian 760-342-4142, email@example.com
The Merry Hooker Woolens Hook-Ins
Last Saturday of each month, Oakland, CA. Jack London Square studio of The Merry Hooker Woolens. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cameron Park Rug Hookers, Cameron Park, California
The Cameron Park Rug Hookers meet weekly in Cameron Park, California. Contact: Rosemary Strube, (520) 260-1293.
Camilla City Rug Hookering Guild
Second Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sacramento Friends Meeting Hall, 890 57th St., Sacramento, CA 95819. Visitors welcome. Contact: President Robin Price 209 785-3399;firstname.lastname@example.org
California's First ATHA Chapter
Third Saturday of the month at Trinity Episcopal Church, 4195 South 4th St., Redlands, CA. For more information: www.ca1strughooking.com.
Palm Desert Loop Ladies
Mondays, September through July, 9-12. St Margaret's Episcopal Church, Palm Desert, California. Contact: Jane Artinian at 760-342-4142, email@example.com
Open Rug Hooking Classes with Gene Shepherd
1st Saturday of every month (except June), 9AM-2PM and most 1st and 3rd Thursdays of every month, 10 AM-3PM. Gene's Studio, 108 North Vine Street , Anaheim, CA, 92805. Beginners welcome. Dye classes by request. For details call 714.956.5150.
Open Rug Hooking Classes with Gene Shepherd
First Saturday of every month (except June), 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and most first and third Thursdays of every month, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gene’s Studio, 108 North Vine St., Anaheim, CA 92805. Beginners welcome. Dye classes by request. Contact: (714) 956-5150.
Florissant Mountainnaire Rug Hookers
Third Monday of each month, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact: Nancy Schell (719) 687-2110.
Third Saturday of each month, 12-3:30 p.m., Lakewood, CO. Contact: Cheri Talbot, (303) 986-9360.
Mile High Rug Hooking Guild
Third Thursday of each month 10 a.m.-2 p.m., South Glenn Library, 6972 South Vine, Centennial, CO. Contact:Carolyn Gress (720) 440-9272.
ATHA Colorado Rug and Fiber Guild
Every fourth Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Consolidated Mutual Water Board, 12700 W. 27th Ave., Lakewood, CO. Bring your project and come play! Contact: Cheryl Bollenbach, (303) 216-2424.
Treasure Valley Rug Hookers
Boise, ID. Meets first and third Saturday afternoons monthly. All skill levels welcome. Contact: Helen Code, (208) 871-3343.
Susan Elcox, New World Rug Hooking
Certified McGown Teacher, Boise, ID. Group classes and private instruction. Contact: (208) 229-3319, www.newworldrughooking.com.
Grizzly Country Hookers
First and third Thursdays, noon-4 p.m., Timeless Quilts, 2412 River Rd., Missoula, MT. Contact: Peggy Bloom, (406) 728-4375 or Vervian Stephenson, (406) 549-8426.
Sweet Pea Ruggers Guild
Second Thursday of each month, 5:30-7 p.m, at Sturdy Stitching Upholstery, 608 W. Beall St., Bozeman, MT, (406) 587-9848. Contact: Kathy Stephens, (406) 585-3555.
Kind-hearted Woman Rug Hooking Group
Most Mondays in members' homes, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Contact: Carol McDuffie, (541) 753-9242 or Janet Cline, (541) 928-5921.
Ocean Breeze Rugkrafters
Second and fourth Friday of each month, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Garibaldi, OR. Contact: Jo Stoltenberg, (503) 368-5274.
The Olney Rug Club
First Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m. Contact: Florence Lindgren, Rte. 1, Box 593, Astoria, OR 97103.
Heart of the Valley Rug Hookers (Corvallis/Albany OR area)
Second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, 7-9 p.m. Contact: Patti Stephens, (541) 929-5116.
Heritage Rug Hookers
Most Tuesday afternoons, Salem, OR. Contact: Anne Jeter, 6765 Continental Circle, Salem, OR 97306, (503) 371-6982 or Marge Christianson, (503) 588-1273.
The High Desert Rug Hookers
Every Tuesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Bend Senior Center, Bend, OR. Contact: Linda Hendrix, 541-382-5337 or Lois Summers 541-419-9733.
Rogue Valley Rug Hookers
First and third Tuesdays of each month. Call for location. Contact: Maureen Lowrey, Grants Pass, OR, (541) 476-1628.
Dyed in the Wool Rug Hookers
Meet 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. Eugene, OR. For information contact: Carol Fegles, 541-343-5896, Fglsfnyfrm56@msn.com
In the Loop Group
Third Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Village Dry Goods, Brigham City. Contact: Victoria Rogers, (435) 725-3546.
Second Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Mormon Handicraft, Salt Lake City, UT. Contact: Nancy Raybould, (801) 364-8005.
Inland Empire Rug Club
First and third Wednesdays of each month, 1-4 p.m., So. Hill Senior Center, 27th and Ray St., Spokane, WA. Contact: Lorraine Owens, (509) 456-5668.
Willapabay Wool Gatherers
First and third Friday afternoons each month, Ocean Park Methodist Church, Ocean Park, WA. Contact: Joanne Schuky, (360) 665-5572.
Class E Hooking Artists Guild
Fourth Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, Vancouver, WA, Contact: Gina Conway, (360) 887-4665.
Gig Harbor Ruggers
Hookers and Braiders meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Peninsula Library. Contact: Donna McKeever, (253) 853-4583.
Lady Bug Rug Hookers
Each Tuesday in members' homes. Contact: Sonja Flarety, (360) 424-9881 or Joyce Sorensen, (425) 252-6053.
Ocean Park Rug Club
Second and fourth Fridays of each month, Columbia Heritage Museum, Ilwaco, WA, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring your lunch and have fun hooking! Contact: Jerre McDaneld, (360) 665-4127.
Every Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. and the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month (excludes summer), 9:30 a.m.-1p.m. Visitors/beginners WELCOME! Contact: Bridget Todderud, (425) 442-5609.