Locker Hooking a Vibrant Poinsettia Mat

I often create free form locker hooking patterns after I’ve locker hooked the design. This time I did it in reverse. I got on my computer and decided I needed to create a vibrant and festive Poinsettia design. I printed it, chose some vibrant reds and greens from the Color Crazy collection and started locker…

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Craft Recipe: Locker Hook a Heart Basket

Sometimes I like to locker hook a new project just because I’m in love with the fabric, and/or I get a creative idea stuck in my head. Of course it is February, with Valentine’s Day just around the corner…so, I caught a creative bug and locker hooked a heart basket. I think I’ll fill it with homemade…

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Locker Hooking: Create Edges with Color, Texture

When locker hooking a new project, there are so many ways to get creative when framing the canvas edges of your designs–whether you’re hooking a rug, a small mat, or a basket. You can use contrasting colors to add interest, frame broader edges, wrap with an overlay of twine or ribbon, or try placing a…

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Craft Kit: 3-Legged Piggy on Locker Hooked Magic Carpet

I was out shopping on a road trip with my sisters and friends when I discovered a 3-legged little pig hand-crafted out of clay. Adorable. It’s made in the tiny village of Pomaire, Chile, where artisans are known for their amazing pottery. It is believed that little pigs they called “chanchitos” bring good luck. 3-legged little ones…

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