Rug Making

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LB93 * Lacis "Schirren" Aluminum Rug Hook
A “Schirren” rug has no equal. Completely reversible, it is made from narrow strips of fabric of any length, joined together in corrugated form, so the strips stand on end. It requires only the hook and some string, requiring no frame or clamps. The “Schirren” rug hook is a 2mm x 10” long thin shaft, on which to thread and store your strips of fabric and make all the connecting stitches. A crochet hook on one end makes your joining stitches as you peel the material off, a hump near the hook end to facilitate the holding of the needle and directing the hook and a sharp point on the opposite feed end to facilitate the feeding of any fabric from denim to wool onto the hook. A removable stop on the feed end keeps the working strips in place. Hook is available in the stndard confiuration of the hook facing the hump. Hook can be specially ordered with the hook at 90 deg to the hump. Two guide books available: TRADITIONAL SHIRRED & STANDING WOOL RUGS, Diana Blake Gray (DG87) $20.00 Order Item and VP01 THE ART OF CROCHETED RUFFLE RUGS, Virginia Provo (VP01) $7.50 Order Item (LB93) $9.00 Order Item

LD91 * Lacis "Schirren" Steel Rug Hook Instructions
A “Schirren” rug has no equal. Completely reversible, it is made from narrow strips of fabric of any length, joined together in corrugated form, so the strips stand on end. It requires only the hook and some string, requiring no frame or clamps. This "Schirren" hook is of revolutionay ergonomic design facilitating the manipulation of the hook while allowing the working material to flow through on to the working rug. It is a 2.5mm x 14” long thin shaft, on which to thread and store your strips of fabric and make all the connecting stitches. A crochet hook on one end makes your joining stitches as you peel the material off, a hump near the hook end facilitates the holding of the needle and directing the hook and a sharp point on the opposite feed end to facilitate the feeding of any fabric from denim to wool onto the hook. A removable stop on the feed end keeps the working strips in place. Hook is available in 2 configurations, the hook facing the hump or the hook at 90 deg to the hump, the hook facing toward you with hump facing up. Two guide books available: TRADITIONAL SHIRRED & STANDING WOOL RUGS, Diana Blake Gray (DG87) $20.00 Order Item and VP01 THE ART OF CROCHETED RUFFLE RUGS, Virginia Provo (VP01) $7.50 Order Item (LD91) $12.00 Order Item

Braid Aid
The (RG007) $15.00 Order Item Braid Aid is a set of 3 standard clamps that fold your strips of fabric into a bias binding and holds it for you as you braid. For years, rug braiders have turned to Braid-Aid for high quality braiding tools. All Braid-Aid tools are constructed of tempered steel and then zinc plated for a smooth work surface. Works with strips 1.25 to 1.5 in wide. Set of 3, adjustable for finished braids of .5" to 1.5".

RG012 Braidmaster (set 3) (RG012) $12.00 Order Item

* Cloth Slitter Blades For Fa23 /10 (FA27) $5.00 Order Item

RG013 Cloth Slitter, #500
Comes with #4 cutter head if no size specified. Refer to Code RG014 for cutter choices (RG013) $400.00 Order Item . Price subject to change. To be confirmed at time of order.

Cloth Slitter, Cutter Head
Cutting head for Cloth Cutter #500, available in sizes ranging from 01-10 (RG014) $70.00 Order Item . Price subject to change. To be confirmed at time of order.

BN41 * Delux Rotary Cutting/Embossing Machine
A larger version of BN38. Cuts strps from 1/4" to 6", variable speed control, embossing disks. (BN41) $200.00 Order Item

BN38 * Fabric Strip Cutter "Simplicity" Electric
An electric cutter for cutting single strips of any fabric in widths from 3/8" to 2-3/4" for bias tape making or rug making. Cutting is made by the pressure of a rotating blade agaist an anvil, requiring no blade sharpening. Comes with a pinking blade and a straight blade. 110 Volt, Suitable for Continental US Only. (BN38) $90.00 Order Item

Latch Hook, Bent (RG001) $2.80 Order Item

SU49 * Latch Hook, Offset, Wood Handle (SU49) $3.00 Order Item

SU40 * Latch Hook
For knotting into canvas for rug making. Straight shaft, wood handle. (SU40) $3.00 Order Item

Locker Needle
Used for a unique canvas needlework technique, this heavy 6" needle has an eye on one end and a hook on the opposite end. Carded with instructions. (MW01) $8.00 Order Item

LG96 * Locker/Knooking Needle, 5" X 2 mm
A 5" x 2 mm steel needle with crochet hook on one and a large eye on the other end (number "0" knitting needle and "0" crochet hook) . Used for miniature Locker Hooking (8-10 mesh canvas) , leno weaving and "Knooking" knitting. (LG96) $3.50 Order Item

LH67 Pile Gauge
A 4" long gauge for measuring and cutting yarn into uniform short lengths as would be used for rya rugs and pile weaves. It is a narrow stick with a groove cut into one edge to allow cutting of the wrapped thread with a scissors or sharp blade. Available in 2", 3" or 3.7". (LH67) $1.50 Order Item

LF71 * The "Auto" Prodding Tool
A spring loaded steel tool with wood handle for making prodded rugs using short, pre-cut strips of fabric worked into a loose woven backing such as "monks" cloth. (LF71) $50.00 Order Item

LF54 * Prodding Tool
A finely finished 4-3/4" hardwood tool for pushing "rag" strips into a loose backing to make the very rich "prodded" rugs, popular in UK. Uses small pieces of fabric rather than the long strips required for punch or braided rugs. (LF54) $8.00 Order Item

LH61 * Rug Braiding Needle, 3" (LH61) $2.50 Order Item

LH45 * Rug Braiding Needle
For joining strips in rug braiding technique, a heavy steel bent tip (pack) needle with a blunt point. Available in 3" (LH61) $2.50 Order Item , 4" (LH45) $2.90 Order Item and 6" (LH46) $4.00 Order Item lengths

LH46 * Rug Braiding Needle, 6" (LH46) $4.00 Order Item

RQ48 * Rug Hook, Primitive
Fine rug hooks, 1.25" long steel hook, available in 2.00mm & 2.60mm (RQ48) $5.75 Order Item

RQ47 Rug Hook, Primitive
Fine rug hooks, 1-1/4" long, short handle, available in 2 or 2.6mm hook. (RQ47) $5.00 Order Item

RQ02 * Rug Hooks
Traditional wood handled rug hook for working puinch needle rugs on a canvas backing. 1.25" grey coated aluminum hook available in 3.0mm, 3.5mm and 4.0mm (RQ02) $6.50 Order Item and curved (RQ04) $7.00 Order Item

RQ04 * Rug Hook, Curved; 3.0, 3.5, 4.0mm (RQ04) $7.00 Order Item

TM32 * Quick-Tie-Rya Rug Hook
An amazing tool which will, from a length of yarn, deliver a perfectly cut, knotted yarn to your mesh canvas, in a continuous manner for a pile rug. (TM32) $15.00 Order Item

Scrim, Sized Cotton; 5 Mesh; 2.5 Oz; 38" (RG005) $3.00 Order Item

HL91 * 1.25" Spring Clamp
A handy tool for stretching canvas canvas to a frame, rug braiding, holding a pattern in place, keeping a book open, etc. Plastic swivel pads will not scratch. 3 3/4" long, 1.25" jaw opening. (HL91) $12.00 Order Item

Braid Aid
The (RG007) $15.00 Order Item Braid Aid is a set of 3 standard clamps that fold your strips of fabric into a bias binding and holds it for you as you braid. The (RG008) $3.25 Order Item Braidkin needle laces the braids together. These are the only braiders that fold nearly all weights of materials in widths from 1.25 in. to 2.25 in. The most versatile braider of all, the Vari-Folder Braid-Aids are designed to fold perfectly light or heavy material cut the width desired to make braids 1/2 in, 3/4 in, 1 in or 1 1/4 in wide. (RG006) $21.00 Order Item

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