Wikipedia: Rug making is an ancient craft, and covers a variety of techniques.
Afghan carpet - An Afghan rug is a type of handwoven floor-covering textile traditionally made in Afghanistan. Many of the Afghan rugs are also woven by Afghan refugees who reside in Pakistan. In 2008, 2013 and 2014, Afghan rug won international awards, which is held every year in Hamburg, Germany.
Flooring - Flooring is the general term for a permanent covering of a floor, or for the work of installing such a floor covering. Floor covering is a term to generically describe any finish material applied over a floor structure to provide a walking surface.
Gabbeh - Gabbeh or gabba carpets are a traditional variety of Persian carpet. Gabbeh is known as gava in Kurdish and Luri and is also called khersak in Bakhtiari, literally meaning a "bear's cub".
Heatsetting - Heat setting is a term used in the textile industry to describe a thermal process taking place mostly in either a steam atmosphere or a dry heat environment.
Knot density - Knot density is a traditional measure for quality of handmade carpets. It refers to the number of knots per unit of surface area - typically either per square inch or per square centimeter. Number of knots per unit area is directly proportional to the quality of carpet.
Forum Yahoo Groups: RaggedyRugswww Forum group of rag ruggers from across the country. Groups: RaggedyRugs. Offers an open forum for questions and discussion of the craft. Yahoo Groups: RaggedyRugs.
Resources The Rug Hookers Networkwww Resources for the fiber art enthusiast to locate teachers, Rug Hookers Network, suppliers, designers and see projects submitted by viewers. The Rug Hookers Network.
Offers Leftsource.comwww Offers to create your own custom latch hook project from pictures online. Leftsource.com. Tips and instructions. Leftsource.com.
Graphic Tink Boord-Dill Needlework.www Graphic images of hand-painted designs. Boord-Dill Needlework.. Features new designs and free charts for needlepoint and cross stitch. Tink Boord-Dill Needlework..