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|| Part One. Everyday Finishes -- Blocking and steaming techniques : the perfect beginning to a beautiful finish / by Ann French -- Whipping over cording : try this simple yet classic finish on any rug / by Anne Boissinot -- Whipping over tape : save a step by attaching twill tape at the same time / by Kris Miller -- Whipping with wool strips : start this clever binding before you even start to hook / by Joyce Kreuger -- Part Two. Decorative Finishes -- Show binding : don't hide the binding, allow it to show / by Stephanie Kraus -- Crochet an edge : show off your work with a crochet hook / by Nola A. Heidbreder -- Knit a border : grab a pair of knitting needles for a unique finish / by Nola A. Heidbreder -- Braid an edge : join two unique art forms to create a sturdy finish / text by Kris McDermet, Christine Manges, and Dianne Tobias ; diagrams by Christine Manges ; photographs by Kris McDermet and Dianne Tobias -- Part Three. Exhibition Finishes -- Finishes for wall hangings : use stretcher bars to create a professional end result / by Susan Feller -- Part Four. Care and Repair -- Cleaning and caring for hand-hooked rugs : with proper care, hooked rugs will last for generations / by Stephanie Kraus and Janet Conner -- Repairing hooked rugs : when a rug is damaged, start with expert advice and a sure hand / by Stephanie Kraus and Janet Conner.