How to Hook a Rug. Read the instructions for the rug. Make a hook on the back. If it's a lighter material, it can be hung with wool; Learn how to make a braided rug from recycled wool. You can make an heirloom braided rag rug from recycled wool blankets, skirts and suits. Braided woolrugs are warm, cozy, economical and fun to make. They're a great way to recycle old blankets, old wool clothing and scraps of wool fabric. Step-by-Step Rag RugInstructions (with Photos) Old t-shirts would make a nice soft rug. Old wool suits would make a very strong, long lasting rug. About to begin a woolrug of my Do you know where I could find instructions how to make the big one in the Learn how to make a beautiful braided rug from old It shows you step by step instructions for hooking your first rug. Using a Sizzix Big Shot to cut wool for rug hooking - Duration: 5:25.