Hooked Rugs

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About the Rugs

My love of folk art lead me to have an interest in traditional rug hooking for many years, but I didn’t start hooking until 1998. I tend to be more interested in wide cut/primitive styles, than in the finer, shaded
(more realistic looking) work.

SInce I have never been interested in following patterns, my husband Bob Eckstein has drawn the rugs that I have hooked. Bob is an illustrator, New Yorker cartoonist and writer. You can see some of his work at his websites:



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...and the circles go round and round © 2001

New and vintage wool. Vintage cotton, silks and poly blend fabric.
#4, 5, 6 and misc. hand cuts.

48” Length x 18” Width

Nut’s About You  © 1998

New and vintage wool. 6 cut.

24” Length x 20” Width

...finally, a whale rug © 2006

New and vintage wool.  #5, 6 and misc. hand cuts.

31” Length x 19 1/2” Width

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The 10th Anniversary hall-runner rug [...eventually finished during our 13th year]  © 2013

New, vintage & recycled wool.  #5, 6 and misc. hand cuts.

114” (9’ 6”) Length x 27” Width

Our First 3 Years © 2001

New and vintage wool. #4, 5, 6 and misc. hand cuts.

69” Length x 47” Width