Beautiful colors of wool inspire me as I hook

Here is my worktable with many of the wools that I am hooking into my Seaweed rug design. I also have out a color wheel that I refer to. I find that it can point me in a direction when I am looking for a color harmony.

Just having inspiring color combinations of wool around the room is much like having an inspiring person in the room! The beauty of the colorful fabrics give me a feeling, a jolt that excites and motivates me to be creative. And these colors may not necessarily be anything that I am using in my current design!

The beauty of how colors interact reminds me of my goal: to create beauty with color.

I am coming into the last part of hooking my Seaweed design, and will pick up here next time ~ Karen

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26 thoughts on “Beautiful colors of wool inspire me as I hook

  1. Gorgeous Wool and Seaweed is finishing up nicely!! Would love to be sitting in that chair right now with all those wonderful colors surrounding me.

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  2. I don’t do much dying as I have 30 plus suitcases of “as is” wool, but your blog makes me want to get out the dyepots! yummy colors.
    Polly

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  3. For those inquiring, the Bazzill monochromatic color wheel is available through http://www.camelotcraft.com.au. If you placed an order for this item, please pay promptly as Deb has let me know she is going on vacation for 6 days and would like payment ASAP so she can package up and send these orders on their way prior to leaving. Here is a link directly to the wheel : http://camelotcraft.com.au/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=4_271_273&products_id=5801

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  4. I saw the color wheel in Jo-ann Fabrics so your local fabric and quilting stores may have it. I try to shop local and would try them first.

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