Dear Diary , after twenty five years of hooking rugs I do not always have the next one planned. I am constantly on the look out. Yesterday I found my next big rug. As soon as I saw it it turned into a rug . I could see the swirls , howI would hook it, what I would change. In my mind I was transferring everything into wool. It is a translation for sure. You have to find a way to take the reality and reimagine it in cloth and yarn. This will not work for everything so pick yoursubjects wisely.