Rug Braiding – Mini Wreath Ornament with Karen Duncklee

Skill Level

All levels
Hand sewing experience is helpful.

Class Length

2 Hours


We will create a braided ornament! You will learn the basic rug braiding technique using new 100% wool. The finished ornament will be about 4” in diameter, ready to hang in your home in any season. The ornaments also make nice gifts for teachers and friends.


Registration Fee $10
Materials Fee $5

Materials Fee includes: Includes wool for 2 ornaments -- one to make in class and one to make at home! Materials Fees are not collected as part of registration.  They are paid directly to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Students to Bring

  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Scissors
  • Needles
  • Thread
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Safety pins

Instructor Bio

Karen Duncklee

I have been making rugs - hooked and braided for 14 years. I received my teaching certification with the Pearl McGown teachers workshop for rug hooking in 2012 and began teaching in my home studio in Ocala Florida. I attend the annual McGown teachers workshops for continuing my education, and also teach instructional classes at the workshop. One of my goals as a teacher is to encourage students to explore new techniques that open up endless possibilities in the fiber arts. Spinning and weaving are a natural extension of my interests in the fiber arts. In addition to teaching I have sponsored the annual Spring Fiber Fling, an event to gather fiber art enthusiasts in one location to encourage and learn from each other. I have started the Greenway Fiber Arts Society, a local group of people who hook rugs, spin, weave, knit, and any other fiber art form.


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