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Make or Buy Lovely Bargain Hook Rugs

Bargain hooked rugs are available through nationwide retailers at department and craft specialty stores and at a plethora of online retailers as well. Hooked rugs are made using a tool called a latch hook, which looks very similar to a crochet hook. You can buy pre-made hooked rugs, or you can learn how to use a latch hook, and then you can make your own hooked rugs, either from a pre-drawn pattern or from a pattern that you draw on your own. The hobby or practice of making hook rugs is referred to as hooking.

Whether you are a crafty person or not, you can make beautiful hooked rugs for the interior of your home. It is actually very simple once you get the hang of it – anyone can do it. If you have children, it is a great idea to teach them how to use a latch hook so that they can learn the fun and creative art of hooking as well. Since there are so many bargain hooked rugs on the market, this is a very affordable hobby to take on. Plus, it’s a great opportunity to have some good old-fashioned family bonding time… and you will wind up with lovely decorative hooked rugs for your home as a result!

Crafts and Home Décor: Choosing High-Quality Bargain Hook Rugs

If you aren’t interested in making hooked rugs on your own, you can buy already-made bargain hooked rugs. For a wide selection of bargain hooked rugs, you can check out such nationwide retailers as Target, Pottery Barn, and Wal-Mart. You are also very likely to find handmade hooked rugs at craft fairs and flea markets. You can either use a hooked rug as an area rug on your bare floors or carpet or you can mount them on the wall as a decorating hanging. You can find many pre-made bargain hooked rugs for less than forty dollars.

If it’s bargain hooked rugs kits and materials that you are seeking, you will also have plenty of very affordable options. You can truly make your own bargain hooked rug, all materials included, for less than fifteen dollars. One of the great things about making your own hooked rugs is that you can completely personalize them. For example, you can hook your last name into a decorative wall hanging hooked rug for your living room, or you can hook the date into your rugs. Handmade hooked rugs also make great gifts. All you will need is a latch hook, yarn, and netted burlap, and you’re ready to get started!

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