Hooked rugs demonstration held

June 15, 2024   |   1 pm @ Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area

Karen Keyworth is the Artisan in Residence at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, Elizabethton, Tennessee, June 15 from 1-4 p.m.

Hooked rugs were introduced to America by early colonists and arecreated by pulling loops of fabric or yarn through a firm woven base such as linen or burlap. It was a popular home craft for many and provided a use for fabric scraps and usable bits of worn-out clothing. Designs ranged from uncomplicated geometric shapes to intricate bird and tree motifs.

Join Karen in the Visitor Center lobby to learn more about this early American tradition. Free admission.

Category: Crafts, Workshop