An artist’s guide to the craft, beauty, and utility of punch needle rug hooking. Discover the simple art of rug hooking with this colorful guide that includes both instructions for beginners and innovative ideas for those wanting to go further. Rose Pearlman’s abstract designs use modern color, composition, and texture to bring this traditional fiber art to life. The 22 projects featured here start small and simple as you get used to the process and move on to a range of unique objects—for kids, to wear, for the home, and utilizing alternative materials. From purses, crib pockets, slide shoes, and rugs to wall art made from recycled plastic bags, this beautifully photographed book showcases punch needle rug hooking as an incredibly versatile—and stylish—craft.