10+ All-Inclusive Latch and Rug Hook Kits That’ll Have You Creating Retro-Inspired Designs

Latch Hook Kit

Latch hooking. Photo: Stock Photos from anacarol/Shutterstock
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There are plenty of crafts that seem to have had their heyday in the 1970s. Macramé is a great example. But if you think there are crafts that are destined for your grandma's house, you'll want to have another look at them. Techniques and activities that seem like they’re well in the past have had a revival over the last few years as modern crafters have rediscovered their charm. Latch hooking and rug hooking are such crafts.

So, what exactly are latch and rug hooking? They look similar (and are often used interchangeably) but the two have a couple of distinct differences. Latch hooking uses a special hinged tool that forms a knot using short, pre-cut pieces of yarn. When complete, the project might resemble a shag carpet. Rug hooking, on the other hand, uses a crochet-type hook to pull loops of yarn through a woven base such as burlap or linen. The result creates an image made of tiny loops.

No matter which type of hooking craft you’d like to try, there’s good news: makers have created all-inclusive kits that have everything you need to create colorful designs. From portraits of kitties to cacti to sushi, you’re bound to have fun recreating these subjects through fibers. Scroll down for 10+ creative latch hook and rug hooking kits you can buy now.

Get started with latch hooking and rug hook when you try one of these all-inclusive kits.

Coneflower Mat Kit

 

Chickadees and Birch Tree Kit

 

Orange Cat Rug Hook Kit

 

Cherry Circular Carpet Kit

 

Mushroom Latch Kit

Latch Hook Kit

Cupcake Cutie | $50.74

 

Licorice Latch Hook Kit

Sushi Latch Hook Kit

Cupcake Cutie | $52.21

 

Fishies Rug Hooking Kit

 

Cactus Pot Trio Kit

Cactus Latch Hook Kit

Orchidea | $100.37

 

Desert Latch Hook Kit

 

Lemon Kit

 

Vintage-Inspired Flowers Rug Hook Kit

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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.
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