To Hook or to Punch?  Rugs, that is.

To Hook or to Punch? Rugs, that is.

Rug Hooking
For me it has become a pretty simple question to answer.¬† While I like the look of traditional hooked rugs, I am smitten with the newer style of punch hooking. Rug hooking is a big part of East Coast Canadian Culture. I wrote a piece about it as a guest blogger for the Second Annual Digby Multicultural Festival. You can read the post here. I had never made a hooked rug before moving to Nova Scotia. My only experience with rug making was the 'shudder' acrylic latch hooking kits of the 70's ish era. ¬†Couldn't bring myself to make one of those even then. Yes, the yarn snobbery is strong with this one. When my sister-in-law heard I was taking up rug hooking to get to know the neighbours, she…
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