Great progress was made on Ned in my class with Caroline Twigg of Eagles Nest Woolens. I'd forgotten how much one can get hooked when using a 9.5 cut of wool.
Day 1 ~
Day 2 ~ not as much progress as I had hoped for :)
Day 3 and today's guild meeting ~
Some of the wools I'm using. The grayish wool to the left is called Magdalena stripe and is the main body of Ned. The wool to the right is the background around Ned. When I see the wool, I see green but Caroline did not and after hooking a bit of it, I see more of a neutral color. The two middle wools are the two outside borders and are more subtle than they look in the picture above.
Before the start of class, I told Caroline I might be hooking Ned so she brought along her hubby's rug. Yes, hubby is a hooker, too. When I saw his version, I had an aha moment. I never did like the butterfly and when I saw Ned sniffing a posie, I knew that was what I wanted to do. I am going to reverse hook a bit of the pot. Looks a little too perfect.
The class was wonderful and I'm so happy I had the opportunity to take it. Caroline is a GREAT teacher and I will share more in the next post. I'm off to pull a few loops ~ on my Magdalena rug. I am SO close to being finished.
Thanks so much for stopping by.
Pug hugs :)