Carol Lachance is a certified McGown rug hooking teacher. She is currently a member of two national guilds: the National Guild of the Pearl McGown Hookrafters and ATHA. She is a member of the Tarheel ATHA Rug Hooking Guild. Prior to moving to Hendersonville NC in 2019, Carol was a member of the White Mountain Woolen Magic and was treasurer for an independent guild, Seacoast Ruggers. She was also treasurer for the ATHA Region 1 School South and Director of the ATHA Region 1 School North. In New Hampshire Carol volunteered on a weekly basis at the Canterbury Shaker Village.
Her work has been featured several times in the McGown Newsletter and displayed at various rug shows. Shown here is Carol's version of Gainsborough, designed by Pearl McGown.
A resident of Hendersonville NC, Carol accepts students in her home and other venues. She also offers workshops on various rug hooking topics and techniques, as well as offering hand dyed wool. She currently has a rug on tour (Hey, Diddle Diddle) as part of the McGown teachers fairy tale presentations, sponsored by Honey Bee Hive.
Hey Diddle Diddle
This is Carol's version of Hey Diddle Diddle, which she hooked for the Golden Age of Fairy Tales rug hooking exhibition.