Traditional Rug Hooking
in Lancaster County
- The Woolwrights were certified in 2006 as Chapter 110 of ATHA, the Association of Traditional Hooking Artists. Our mission is to provide a venue for rug hooking education and to develop the skills of our members in this traditional craft. Our members share information, ideas, and techniques among themselves and with other rug hooking guilds, as well as sponsor local workshops and participate in area fiber arts exhibitions.
The Woolwrights meet from 10 AM - 2 PM on the 2nd Friday of each month at Saint Edward's Episcopal Church, 2453 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601.
We also meet as the "Tea Cozy" via Zoom on the fourth Friday of each month. We invite you to come and meet new friends, ask questions, and see the exceptional talents of rug hookers from all walks of life. We have members who have been rug hooking for decades and members who have just begun hooking.
The Woolwrights Rug Hooking Guild has four goals:
- Promoting rug hooking
- Maintaining high standards and creativity in the art of rug hooking
- Exchanging ideas and information among members
- Promoting educational activities to improve the quality of traditional rug hooking
To that end we want to remind our members that we want all of our events and activities to be welcoming and safe for all those who share our goals.
So please be mindful of your words and gentle in your humor, seeking to encourage and uplift at all times.
For further information, contact Marsha Shirk at (717) 392-9954 or firstname.lastname@example.org.