Monday, October 16, 2017

2nd Wednesday Group

Last week when I met with the SLC rug group, our numbers were fewer than normal. One of our gals was cruising up the coast of New England (and got to visit Cushings) and another gal had just left for Italy. Sheesh! World travelers, both! LOL In spite of that, we had a good visit.

Here is the rug I've been working on for the last month or so. I'm hooking it with a #9 cut so it's going pretty quickly. It's long and skinny and will be a table runner. The yarn I found will be perfect for whipping the edges.

We meet at Nancy's house and she showed us a pillow that she had just made from one of her hooked pieces - it had a nice envelope backing made of wool.

And she pulled the final loops on this sweet rug while we were there..... might be another pillow!

The other Nancy was working on a small rug that will be the topper for a footstool - a vine with several hues of green leaves. She was still deciding what color to use for the background.

This floral arrangement was the centerpiece on Nancy's table for the season. So pretty!

My friend Yvonne - from the Netherlands - is visiting in Utah again. You can follow her travels here. I'm heading to the same area with my family later this week - sure would be fun to meet up with her, but I have a feeling she'll have moved on before we arrive. Darn!


kelley said...

wonderful penny mat...great colors and that yarn is perfection!

Janet O. said...

Your rug is great, and that is the perfect yarn.
That is a beautiful finished pillow.
Envy the world travelers. I am lucky to make it to Salt Lake City a couple of times a year. :)

Samplings from Spring Creek said...

Your 2nd Wednesday Group looks like a great group of gals who create beautiful rugs, pillows, runners. Colors in the penny rug is a great choice

Yvonne said...

So sorry we will just miss you by a half day or so!
Wish you a great time in Moab!
Love all your work!

Wendy Caton Reed said...

What delightful work. I can smell the wool! Thanks for sharing.

Rugs and Pugs said...

Fun times!
I love hooking with an 8 1/2 or 9.

Ronda said...

I really must check on our local rug hookers, I have not attended a gathering for quite some time. So much fun!

Sue SA said...

Great rugs!

Kyle said...

Wonderful projects. I love the soft mellow shades of grey and black in your table runner. Oh, too bad about not meeting up with Yvonne. So close!

Prims By The Water said...

Nice pieces, Love the muted colors on yours and that yarn will look great. Please do so your finished piece. Janice

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I can smell the wool! Thanks for sharing.


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Laura wP said...

love the colours of Nancy's pillow... wondering why it works so well!
please give her my regards next time you see her. thanks, Laura

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