Sarah Hartwell, 2020

This vintage catalogue shows the method for making rugs with thick rug wool (cable wool) which was sold in skeins. The instructions showed how to use a wooden cutting gauge and how to use the Sirdar rug machine (the spring-loade pincer-type tool) rather than a latch hook. Because of the thickness of the wool, tufts were not placed in every hole, but in alternate holes.

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