Monday, July 16, 2012

Great New Addition to my Hooking Stuff!!

This is all I can do lately!  I don't know if it is the extremely hot temperatures or the fact that I've been spending a lot of time helping my Mom, but all I want to do is sleep.  Trying to watch anything on tv is futile,  because I doze off before the opening credits roll by!  Our daily routines are all crazy since my dh will take some time to adjust, I guess.

I'm so excited!!  I now have a stand for my Puritan rug frame!  Cathy at  Acorn Hollow  recently had some rug hooking items for sale, so I bought the stand from her.  I've never tried hooking with a stand until now and I LOVE it.  The base slides easily under my favorite rug hooking chair and works wonderfully!  The Puritan frame has a larger work area than my other frames, but is fairly heavy when used in my lap.   I have rarely used the Puritan because of  the bulky size, but now I will be using it regularly.   WooHoo!!  Thank you, Cathy!

I have just begun hooking my Bishop Hill hook-in rug purchase, a large rug called Posy Pony by Sally Kallin of Pine Island Primitives.  Can't wait to make some progress on it and will post progress pictures when possible.

Have a great week!


  1. Linda: I must admit at first I thiught it was a very new type of high chair.

  2. I recently got a frame on a stand and love it. It's so nice to be able to slide it under the couch or a chair and hook away. :)

  3. Hi Linda - I have a sit-upon frame that I really like - awhile ago I found a floor stand at the thrift store that was made for embroidery (I think) and i'm hoping I can convert it to work with my rug hooking frame cuz I know that most hookers like them. Wish me luck.......

  4. Linda ~
    I bought my Puritan (used on eBay) when I first started hooking. I got a stand with it and I've never tried it. I do a balancing act with my frame rather than move the linen and I know that wouldn't work with the stand. The Puritan has served me well for about 7 years. I'm happy it's working for you.
    Pug hugs :)

  5. Linda I am so glad you are loving your new stand! I now can not hook with out one.can't wait to see what your working on.

  6. This looks like an awesome stand to work on.
    Glad you got it!

  7. yes,I am looking for a stand and frame ,from puritan.Anyone out there has one for sale?


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