Rug hooking originated as a primitive art form, and this book takes crafters back to its roots. This book offers basic techniques for rug hooking, including dying and finishing techniques. More importantly, it attempts to unleash your creative side, encouraging you to let your imagination be your guide. See how simple drawings are translated into hooked art. Explore one artist's imaginative expressions and get motivated to create your own. Stephenson's own story of recycling wool into a menagerie of animals, pictorial scenes, geometrics, and nautical themes will add impulse to creativity.