Australian Locker Hooking: A Down Home Craft From Down Under

The original version of locker hooking invented in the UK required an expensive type of wool. The Australians found a more affordable way.

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Continue until you have three or four loops — or however many you feel comfortable with — on the hook. Then draw the hook and the locker yarn through all the loops, locking them in place on top of the canvas. When you run out of wool, simply elongate another piece, tapering the ends as before, and overlap the ends of the old and new pieces so that the overlap is no thicker than the rest of the strand.