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Image- Olde Cat by Barb Carroll

Olde Cat (32 x 23)

Hooked by Barb Carroll

Adapted from an 1880 rug this is a great pattern to use up lots of your leftover strips. You can hit-n-miss the background behind the cat with your darks and hit-n-miss the cat with your lights. This will age your rug instantly.

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Image- Olde Cat by Amy Korengut

Olde Cat (32 x 23)

Hooked by Amy Korengut

This rug is wonderful with the play of blues. Amy Korengut of Basking Ridge, New Jersey, hooked this Olde Cat. Just a charming rug. Her hit ‘n’ miss is great also.

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Image- Olde Cat by Barbara Fraiser Lowe

Olde Cat (32 x 23)

Hooked by Barbara Fraiser Lowe

Hooked by Barbara Fraiser Lowe of Rector, Pennsylvania. Just a delightful rug hooked by a delightful lady. Light and fun.

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Image- Olde Cat by Carol Dougherty

Olde Cat (32 x 23)

Hooked by Carol Dougherty

Carol Daugherty of South Bend, Indiana hooked this rug. The bright lines in the cat are very reminiscent of the old rugs.

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Image- Olde Cat by Cindi Bruggeman

Olde Cat (32 x 23)

Hooked by Cindi Bruggeman

Hooked by Cindi Bruggeman of Lincoln, Nebraska. The brightish blue background is super.

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Image- Olde Cat by Denise Snavley

Olde Cat (32 x 23)

Hooked by Denise Snavley

Please notice the way Denise’s border all around the cat frames it and brings your eye to the center. Superb placement of the wools hooked perfectly to achieve this effect. The soft colors are wonderful too.

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Image- Olde Cat by Dianne Klamik

Olde Cat (32 x 23)

Hooked by Dianne Klamik

Dianne Klamik of South Lyon, Michigan, hooked this Olde Cat. Dianne’s rug is a fun play between neutral and lots of color. A super marriage of the two. I love the blue area in the border.

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Image- Olde Cat by Heidi Apger

Olde Cat (32 x 23)

Hooked by Heidi Apger

Hooked by Heidi Apger of Mansfield Ohio. A great rug – her hit ‘n’ miss border next to the cat is hooked using just one piece of wool. Very neat.

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Image- Olde Cat by Kathy Bonnes

Olde Cat (32 x 23)

Hooked by Kathy Bonnes

Hooked by Kathy Bonnes of Mentor, Ohio. Soft and old looking cat with a wonderful hit ‘n’ miss frame around him. Love her corners with the slight difference in them. Fun to do and adds a special touch to the rug.

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Image- Olde Cat by Kim Vezzani

Olde Cat (32 x 23)

Hooked by Kim Vezzani

This rug was hooked as a Christmas gift for Kim Vezzani’s daughter. She is a lucky lady! Kim’s hit ‘n’ miss area in her rug is super. An update – Kim’s daughter loves her rug!

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Image- Olde Cat by Mary Painter

Olde Cat (32 x 23)

Hooked by Mary Painter

Mary Painter of Winchester, Virginia, hooked this rug. The softness of the background around the rust cat is just awesome. The first “frame” around the cat and background is hooked giving you the impression of old and as if the light sort of shifted some of the hues. Just perfect.

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Image- Olde Cat by Rita Ozment

Olde Cat (32 x 23)

Hooked by Mary Painter

Mary Painter of Winchester, Virginia, hooked this rug. The softness of the background around the rust cat is just awesome. The first “frame” around the cat and background is hooked giving you the impression of old and as if the light sort of shifted some of the hues. Just perfect.

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Image- Olde Floral by Joanne Speranza

Olde Floral (32 x 57) 

Hooked by Joanne Speranza

Joanne Speranza of Export, Pennsylvania, hooked this rug. Joanne’s rug is very elegant. I love the red roses!

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Image- Olde Floral by Anna Brannen

Olde Floral (32 x 57) 

Hooked by Anna Brannen

Anna Brannen hooked this Olde Floral. Her posies and leaves are super. Note the reddish veins in the leaves. Very warm and carries the red around the rug.

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Image- Olde Floral by Beth Anne Smiley

Olde Floral (32 x 57) 

Hooked by Beth Anne Smiley

Beth Anne Smiley of Davenport, Iowa hooked this Olde Floral. Her big posies are wonderful and the colors are very old and muted. Super rug.

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Image- Olde Floral by Bobbie True

Olde Floral (32 x 57) 

Hooked by Bobbie True

Hooked by Bobbie True of Arrow Rock, Missouri. I love her deep rich colors and the odd use of the purple in this rug. This was Bobbie’s favorite rug.

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Image- Olde Floral by Bonnie Smith

Olde Floral (32 x 57) 

Hooked by Bonnie Smith

Bonnie Smith of Frostburg, Maryland, hooked this Olde Floral. Bonnie’s play of the reds, greens and golds in this rug are super. The softness of the leaves adds to the softness and richness of the rug.

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Image- Olde Floral by Brenda Clark

Olde Floral (32 x 57) 

Hooked by Brenda Clark

Brenda Clark of Fort Gratiot, Michigan hooked this Olde Floral at the Arrow Rock Rug Camp. The richness of this rug is super and the color play in her leaves is nifty.

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Image- Olde Floral by Carrie Martin

Olde Floral (32 x 57) 

Hooked by Carrie Martin

Hooked by Carrie Martin of Covington, Louisiana. The size of this rug absolutely lends itself to spectacular big posies and leaves. Just a great old pattern and I love Carrie’s color story. It is so old looking and so soft. Just perfect. Thanks Carrie.

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Image- Olde Floral by Louise Schram

Olde Floral (32 x 57) 

Hooked by Louise Schram

Hooked by Louise Schram of Whitehouse, Ohio. Dark, rich and wonderful. Her center flowers are very special and make the rug sing with life.

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Image- Olde Hearts by Barb Carroll

Olde Hearts (16 x 31, 22 x 42)

Hooked by Barb Carroll

I had a wonderful time hooking this rug and making it look old, old, old. The border that is shown is not the border on the original rug. We print the pattern with the original border and not this one. I want to thank Sally Van Nuys-Brown of Amherst, Ohio, for helping us to print this pattern.

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Image- Olde Hearts by Mary Magnuson

Olde Hearts (16 x 31, 22 x 42)

Hooked by Mary Magnuson

Hooked by Mary Magnuson of Stillwater, Minnesota. Mary hooked this with Jule Marie Smith in Arrow Rock. I love the way they “hooked” a flower in the large “whatsit” area in the middle. Very wonderful. So are both of these ladies.

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Image- Olde Hearts by Bryan Hancock

Olde Hearts (16 x 31, 22 x 42)

Hooked by Bryan Hancock

Bryan Hancock of Rocky Mount, North Carolina hooked this Olde Hearts. Her colors and dark background are wonderful. Again I do love the red hearts and the softness of the blues.

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Image- Olde Hearts by Deb Burcin

Olde Hearts (16 x 31, 22 x 42)

Hooked by Deb Burcin

Hooked by Deb Burcin of Lampeter, Pennsylvania. I love this pattern! Deb did a wonderful translation of all of the quiet wools to make this an old, old, old rug. Her bright reds are great “pick-ups” so that the rug has dimension.

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Image- Olde Hearts by Debra Inglis

Olde Hearts (16 x 31, 22 x 42)

Hooked by Debra Inglis

Debra Inglis of San Augustine, Texas, hooked this Olde Hearts. Debra’s hearts are super. Many times in the old rugs the maker hooked what was important to her in a “striking” fabric. This is just the way this looks. Debra’s area of softness between the hearts and the center motif are absolutely perfect.

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Image- Olde Hearts by Elaine Cathcart

Olde Hearts (16 x 31, 22 x 42)

Hooked by Elaine Cathcart

My great friend Elaine Cathcart of Athens, Tennessee, hooked this rug. I do love the red hearts and her border sort of meanders in medium values from greens, reds to taupes. A super look and again very old.

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Image- Olde Hearts by Grace Hostetter

Olde Hearts (16 x 31, 22 x 42)

Hooked by Grace Hostetter

Grace Hostetter, one of Barb’s students, hooked this rug. Very wonderful use of her wools and her placement of color. The border is just one neat striped wool with some “waggles” of color hooked in.

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Image- Olde Hearts by Heidi Apger

Olde Hearts (16 x 31, 22 x 42)

Hooked by Heidi Apger

Heidi Apger hooked this Olde Hearts. A wonderful color story. Heidi’s background is unusual and neat. The heart on the right is a wonderful spark. Fun rug. Thanks Heidi.

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Image- Olde Hearts by Katie Hartner

Olde Hearts (16 x 31, 22 x 42)

Hooked by Katie Hartner

Hooked by Katie Hartner, Tyler, Texas.

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Image- Olde Hearts by Kelly Wilson

Olde Hearts (16 x 31, 22 x 42)

Hooked by Kelly Wilson

Kelly Wilson of Aurora, Illinois hooked the Olde Hearts on the left. I absolutely love the fact that this rug is comprised of two hearts and a bunch of “whatzits.” A wonderful old pattern and I think Kelly did a great job.

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Image- Olde Hearts by Thirza Youker

Olde Hearts (16 x 31, 22 x 42)

Hooked by Thirza Youker

Thirza Youker of Fort Wayne, Indiana hooked this rug. The reds and greens in this rug are very pleasing and restful. Looks so old and comfortable.

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Image- Olde Horse by Beth Stitely

Olde Horse (16 x 28)

Hooked by Beth Stitely

Hooked by Beth Stitely of Boonsboro, Maryland, taught by Jayne Hester in signature “neutral” style! Can you believe purples are a neutral? Beth and Jayne hooked and planned a neat neutral rug.

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Image- Olde Horse by Crystal Brown

Olde Horse (16 x 28)

Hooked by Crystal Brown

Hooked by Crystal Brown of Washington, PA. Crystal’s horse is a super blend of neutrals and the way she surrounded him/her with the muted and old background makes him soft and cozy. Love the splashes of color in the corners.

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Image- Olde Horse by Dixie Coyle

Olde Horse (16 x 28)

Hooked by Dixie Coyle

A fun small old rug. Dixie Coyle of Steamboat Springs, Colorado hooked the one on the left. I love the way Dixie shadowed the blue horse and lightened everything up with the “sun burst” behind the horse. The corners are whimsical and folky.

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Image- Olde Horse by Karen Kosmider

Olde Horse (16 x 28)

Hooked by Karen Kosmider

Hooked by Karen Kosmider of Shorewood, Wisconsin

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Image- Olde Horse by Pat Cross

Olde Horse (16 x 28)

Hooked by Pat Cross

Hooked by Pat Cross of Charlottesville, Virginia. Don’t you just love the cheery glow of this rug? Pat has surely created a small treasure that brings a smile to your heart. Her use of the tweeds in the corner motifs ages this rug and mellows it out. Pat’s book, Purely Primitive, is available from Amazon.com – a great primitive rug hooking book and very fun to own.

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Image- Olde Horse by Patty Rogers

Olde Horse (16 x 28)

Hooked by Patty Rogers

Patty Rogers of Kenmore, Washington, hooked this Olde Horse. As you can see Patty added a border to the bottom – this rug is in memory of her sister’s horse BUD. The colors are fanciful and fun – looks as if BUD was well loved. Note the way Patty used a light wool around BUD to make him stand out in the starburst background.

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Image- Olde Horse by Sandy Schulueter

Olde Horse (16 x 28)

Hooked by Sandy Schulueter

Hooked by Sandy Schlueter of Longmont, Colorado. The triple outline in the sunburst and the olive green on the sides bring this rug to a special level. Thanks, Sandy.

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Image- Olde Horse by Sue Teggatz

Olde Horse (16 x 28)

Hooked by Sue Teggatz

Sue Teggatz of Estes Park, Colorado, hooked this rug. Her use of wools is great fun. She just sort of kept “running out” and the color play is whimsical and fun.

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Image- Olde Posie Runner by Dianne Tutt

Olde Posie Runner (28 x 98)

Hooked by Dianne Tutt

Hooked by Diane Tutt. A fabulous runner. Diane’s background sets off the “olde Posie” wools and makes this a wonderful rug.

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Image- Olde Posie Runner by Patsy Hotard

Olde Posie Runner (28 x 98)

Hooked by Patsy Hotard

Patsy Hotard of Fredericksburg, Texas hooked this Olde Posie Runner. One of my favorite Texas ladies hooked this wonderful runner. It is hard to photograph so please know the rug is a knockout! The balance of the “posie” wools and the fun leaves are super as they just quietly move around the rug. The light leaves are the spark which bring the rug “up”. Very neat.

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