Beginners guide to Latch hook rug making. Learn how to latch hook, create your own pillow, rug or wall hanging.

Making a Latch Hook Rug

     ● Latch Hook Tools
     ● Printed Canvases
     ● Blank Canvases
     ● Yarn/Wool
     ● Other Equipment
Learning to Latch Hook
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     ● Large Rugs 1
     ● Large Rugs 2
     ● Large Rugs 3
     ● Large Rugs 4
Hints and Tips
Further Resources
How Wool is Processed
Types of Wool


What do you need?

To get started making a rug and latch hooking, you will need a Latch Hook tool, Wool/Yarn and a canvas. Its not a particularly expensive hobby; however wool can be fairly costly, depending on how it is purchased. You may want to work from a pattern or design, just to help you out.

Latch hook kits

If you are starting to latch hook for the first time I would recommend purchasing a latch hook kit just to help get you up and running. These kits are great in that everything is contained in the kit, they will often also give you a latch hook tool to use. You can purchase a latch hook kit which will include all of these items to make a particular design. There are literally thousands of kits available with varying designs on them. A few examples can be found here.

Latch hook tool Printed canvas Instructions sheet Pre-cut rug yarn

Latch hook tool used for latchhook rug making

Printed canvas for latchhook rug making

instructions sheet giving instructions for making a latch hook rug

Pre cut yarn or wool




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