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HARDANGER PICNIC CLOTH
By Rosemary Drysdale
1 piece Zweigart Augusta 14 count cotton (Art. 7583/100/50), 25x25". Be sure there are four complete evenweave squares as shown in Diagram 1.
5 skeins Watercolours, 166, Creamsicle
#20 or 22 tapestry needle
Sharp pointed fine scissors
Colored thread for basting center of eachevenweave square
Click below for diagrams and charts
HOW TO WORK THE PIECE (PART I)
1. Cut the fabric so that there is one full hardanger block in each corner. Diagram 1.
2. mark the center of each of the four corner squares, basting along either side of the center thread. Diagram 2
3. Work Kloster blocks as shown in Diagrams 2 and 2A. You will work five satin stitches over four threads for each Kloster block. Use three plies of Watercolours.
4. Cut threads and remove. Diagrams 3A and 3B
CLICK HERE FOR PART II FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON WEAVING THE BARS AND STITCHING THE CENTER MOTIF. (Continued as Online Class in September's Site)
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