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Punch Needle rug Hooking is a wonderful, creative, and practical craft to enjoy. Easy and relaxing, it feels like painting with wool. You will learn to make rugs, pillows, wall hangings, purses, and so much more. Children as young as 7 can learn this craft, however this is a group lesson so ages 9-14 are welcome to sign up.
Choose a pattern or draw your own, then select from a large colorful palette of wool yarn to create your rug.
The materials included in the fee are yarn and monk’s cloth. After class, with your permission, your child may buy the needle, frame, and other materials.
Layne Herschel of Essex , VT and Cape Cod, MA began taking Amy Oxford’s rug hooking classes in the mid 1990s and continues to expand her knowledge and skills as techniques and equipment evolve. Layne received her Oxford Certification as a teacher of Punch Needle Rug Hooking in 2001 and now teaches privately and at Fletcher Farm School. Her rugs have been featured in 2 of Amy’s books. She belongs to the Green Mountain Rug Hooking Guild and has displayed at its shows.