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Rug Hooking Wool & Wool Dyeing

Gene Shepherd's "Pancake" dye method wool described in an Internet Rug Camp video.

Hooking Ordered Pancake Wool | The Internet Rug Camp Blog

Stained Glass Wool Collection (Paulette Enerson)


"Dump Dye" wool on the Internet Rug Camp (rug hooking)

Dump, Dump, Dump | The Internet Rug Camp Blog

Salt shaker wool dyeing technique (rug hooking)

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Wool dyed using the salt shaker technique, the one on the left was undisturbed in the pan, while the one on the right was moved around a bit.

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Hitomi Takahashi hand hooking a leaf with wool dyed using Gene Shepherd's Ordered Pancake Dye process (rug hooking)

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Color planning example, hand hooked rug from Yankee Peddler

Hand dyed wool at Liberty Cottage in Canandaigua, NY Finger Lake Region. Bright colors and all.

Chancery Lane Primitves : Original Handmade Dolls

Wool using Gene Shepherd's "Ordered Pancake Dye" process

Gene's Rug Hooking Blog » Search Results » pickering
  • Theresa Halverson

    love this look! Where can I get ahold of the instructions for this dye technique?

  • Rebekah Fowler

    Hi, Theresa, I just pinned another pic of Gene's Pancake wool. Too gorgeous. He has an excellent video describing the process on his Internet Rug Camp. It's $35 per year, but there are more than 60 videos, a bunch of free patterns, his blog, and you can ask him questions there. Well worth it!

  • Rebekah Fowler

    He's also got a video there describing how to hook this wool in the way it's shown in this oak leaf. Plus, the "Pickering Oak" shown here is one of the free patterns.

Ingrid Hieronimus’ Primary Fusion wool dyeing system

Gene's Rug Hooking Blog » Blog Archive » Colors to Dye For

Shibori technique for dying fabric

Create Your own Fabric Designs with Shibori