Members can submit short descriptions or photos of items they wish to sell or swap with other rug hookers. If you are having trouble finding materials, tools, frames or whatever….post your query and see if Guild members can help. Your contact information will be passed on to interested members.
If you have something you’d like to buy, sell or swap, please send the information about your item, a photo (as an attached .jpeg image) and your contact information to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that the Guild will not be responsible for any sales or exchanges that take place via this site. That is the responsibility of the poster only and all submissions are posted in good faith.
For Sale :-
These frames and hooks are available for sale in Western Australia. For price – including shipping, contact Robin Inkpen by email email@example.com
Lap frame with grippers and extended work area (50cmx67)
Stretcher Frame (Miriam Miller design) 30cm x 65cm
Folding Lap frame – no grippers instead wooden bars to clamp on work area 35cm x 45cm
Beginner’s hooks $5 each
Pre-loved woollen Blankets: Judi Tompkins has been collecting woollen blankets for 10 years and now has over 100 blankets. Time has come for her to downsize her “stash” so they are up for sale – prices range from $8/single, $12/Dbl, $22Q to $30K size.
If you don’t need a whole blanket Judi will sell halves.
Drop her an email as she’s prepared to barter and swap – firstname.lastname@example.org
Metal Gripper Strips
Information has come in through a member about Golden Fleece Carders in the Netherlands who specializes in carding cloth but also make gripper strips for rug hooking frames – 40inc (101.6cm) long. They’ll ship just one strip, however 6 can be shipped for the same postage as one. Contact them through their website, Phone 31 6 11 265 098 or email email@example.com
Stand for Stretcher Frames
The Stand was made in Ulladulla NSW, if you’d like contact details for the maker, please email :- firstname.lastname@example.org
Folding lap frame with metal gripper strips
This frame is available for sale in Western Australia.
If you are interested in contacting the seller please email: email@example.com
There is also a folding frame like this with grippers and one without available in South Australia – email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Folding lap frame with removal plastic gripper strips
AU$80 + shipping & handling (domestic/intn’l shipping) email: email@example.com
For all those latch-hookers and locker-hookers looking for wide rug canvas;
Joanne Wild (TAS) advises that it is available at Elemental Artspace, 3 Emu Bay Rd, Deloraine, TAS,7304 (Phone0437057417) 130cm wide 3.75 count $36.40
Wide rug canvas is also available online from OZ Stitch [read more]
Locker Hooking: Robin Inkpen, (WA) advises 3.75 count mesh is the best for beginner locker-hookers as the locker-hook fits into it more easily. Below is Robin’s mat using locker-hooked sari silk.
Hooky & Proggy Rugs by Miriam Miller (NSW)
An excellent book for beginners, with clear instructions for traditional hooking & proggy(proddy) and contains basics of design, tools, fabrics & finishing techniques plus project ideas & free patterns. It’s available in : –
NSW from Miriam Miller – email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SA from Judith Stephens – email: email@example.com
WA from Jo Franco – email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hand-Dyed Wool – Fat Quarters
Kira Mead (Albany – Western Australia) is selling ‘Fat Quarters’ from woollen blankets which she hand-dyes to create her standing wool rugs (Quillies) – her contact details are shown in this image.
You can find more images of wool for sale on her Etsy Shop – https://www.etsy.com/au/shop/AccidentalRugmaker
Irish Hooks sold in Victoria; by Chris Noorbergen
“Rughooks for Missions”
to read about Chris’s project and to see information about the hooks she has for sale go to her Etsy shop –
Anne Churches has locally made (Bendigo, VIC) rug hooks for sale – size of hook is 4mm. Anne says they fit snugly into the palm of your hand which is a great help if you have arthritic fingers – these hooks can also be used for tapestry crochet. For more information, email email@example.com