DIY large area rug. Ok seriously why didnt I think of this?! Medium to heavy upholstery fabric, canvas drop cloth and floor gripper fabric.
Great way to get the colors and style you want. Make your own rug out of a rubber floor mat and fabric of your choice.
Toothbrush rag rug tutorial--this is how I learned to make them--LOVE this!!!
Rug hooking how-to.
more info on dyeing wool with salt technique in a large rectangular pan, crinkled foil, and salt shakers with a mixture of salt and dye. Instead of cooking in a 300 degree oven, this method "steams" the wool.
Doris Eaton Demonstrates the "Eaton Edge" (for finishing a hooked rug)
Rug Hooking 101: A How to Guide for Beginner Rug Hookers
Cherry Heart: Blog: Faded Painted Roses
Primitives by the light of the moon: How I Bind A Hooked Rug
Primitives by the light of the moon: A Quick Way to Bind A Hooked Rug