8 mm Handmade Primitive Hooks for rug hooking

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Do you know of the Ritchie 8mm primitive hooks imported from England? Well, I have one and I LOVE IT! It feels so good in my hand and the large bore shaft is just right for primitive rug hooking. The Ritchie hooks are no longer available but a Midwestern artisan has made his own and they are fabulous! I have compared it to my Ritchie hook and these hooks are just as nice!

They have a stainless steel shank, hardwood handle and a brass ferule, making for a really sturdy but not a heavy hook. I hold my hook like a pencil hook and I don't experience hand fatigue due to the larger diameter of the handle. Looking for a Ritchie style hook? These are as close as you can get! You're going to love them!

I currently have one 8mm purple heart handle with an 8mm shank and four more beautiful 8mm hooks in beautiful, warm wood grains. I know the one with the pronounced stripe on the grain, one of the longer handled hooks is ash. I don't know the type of woods used in the other three hooks but the are lovely hardwoods.
The shorter double-bulb handled hooks are 4&3/4" long and 1&1/4" wide at their widest point.
The longer, single bulb longer handled hooks are 5&3/4" by 3/4" at their widest point.

I am expecting several more hooks in the longer handle style with the single bulb in a 6mm size hook soon and will photograph and list them asap.

They fly out the door as quickly as I get them in. I hope to keep them in stock!

Please indicate in a convo which type of handle you prefer. Each hook is $56.00.

The purple heart handle has a smooth grain and is plum colored. The others have warm wood tones. All are really great. Thanks!

Average review
Beautiful hook! I'm sure this hook will be in my hand for many years. Well worth the money! Thanks
Jan 6, 2018 by Tina Hopkins
Nice.....very nice! Almost feels as if it’s gliding in my hand. Thank you so much!
Dec 30, 2017 by Inspired Creations
Beautiful and comfortable to hook with. Love it!!
Oct 12, 2017 by blissfulsolitude
Apr 21, 2017 by Norma Roupe
Love this hook!!! Very well made.
Mar 22, 2016 by Maizie

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