Rug Hooking Supplies and Equipment
- traditional hooks:
wood handle; short handle $5.50 (specify fine, medium, coarse,
special "large"coarse, or primitive)
luxury hand made exotic wood hooks sometimes available: about
$18 (prices vary)
- Puritan frame $150 (replacement
strips available-$50/set; floor stand $78.50)
- Fraser strip cutter $132- (specify
blade size) extra blades $15 each
select #3, 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 cutting head (width in 32nds of
an inch); TABLE TOP or CLAMP ON models
- linen foundation
52" wide, (ideal for size 4-7 strips) $24/yard
SPECIFY WHITE, CREAM, OR NATURAL (taupe)
- "fat thirds" $8.50
quantity discounts: inquire also available:wider foundation
(cotton "rug warp") $1.25 per square foot, up to 20"
- primitive linen 60" wide (ideal for size 6-10 strips)
yard bolts $17/yard
- cotton rug
warp: up to 20 feet wide; $1.25 per square foot (like
cloth woven of hardware store string- threads do not shift as
much as in monk's cloth)
- wool: assortment; 35 colors,
7" x 18" pieces, $45 limited supply
- fat quarters assortment: 27 colors, 1/4 yards each (approx.
28" wide x 18" long) $99 limited supply
- yardage $16-20/yard (occasionally more) 58-60" wide
1 yard minimum (or get fat quarters, below)
dozens of colors available; selection varies how to estimate amount of wool
- fat quarters $4.50 and up Hand dyed fat quarters (size before
dyeing) $8 up
- hand dyed, onion skin, variegated/multicolor dyed scraps
- pre-cut strippettes* #6 cut in 139+ graduated
shades 1-9 bu: $1.95/bundle
10-23 bu $1.75 ea.; 24+, ordered ahead in dozens per color, $18/doz.
Each bundle is a 3"x18" piece of wool cut into 14-15
strips, will hook 9+ sq. inches.
To hook a square foot, 16 bunches are needed.
Order the same number of bundles as you would for #3 bundles.
Available in 139+ colors including all the Dorr shaded swatch
gradations, backgrounds, & tweeds
- Harrisville wool yarn
- Cushing dyes
$2.95 each 1/3 ounce
- Aljo dyes
$3.75 each 1/2 ounce packet color card $5.00 w/lightfastness
test results ©
4 oz. jars $13; larger sizes available
- preprinted patterns
in stock- call for current selection (printed on linen)
- binding 75¢/ yard 25+ colors available; full rolls (72
- punch tools : Arlyn Ende push-pull tool $24.95
George Wells punch tool (include both needles) $34 10 height
egg beater type (5 height adjustments, large needle) $54.95;
electric - inquire
- books, magazines Usually in stock: THE RUG HOOK BOOK
hardcover or paperback, Hands on Dyeing, Synthetic Dyes for Natural
Fibers, I'd Rather Dye Laughing, other books on chemical and
natural dyeing, design, color, locker hooking, knotted rug making,
feltmaking, other topics as available.
- instructional videos for sale and for rent at the
store (sorry, not by mail order) approx. $3/day or $9/week
- Individual instruction (lessons by
and special services- inquire.
shipping costs will be added; Mastercharge, VISA accepted;
payment required when order is placed.
Forestheart Studio 200 South Main
Street, Woodsboro Maryland 21798
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weaving, yarns, spinning
labyrinths knitting silk painting, silk ribbons
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NOTE: all prices, times, etc. herein
are subject to changes without notice.
Please confirm by telephone just prior to your visit/order.
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