Hardanger- the basic stitches

Some of the stitches used in Hardanger include Running Stitch, Four Sided Stitch, Hem Stitch, Buttonhole Stitch, Squared Edging Stitch, Eyelet Hole Stitch, Star Stitch. Running Stitch: It’s the same as general running stitches. A combination of some small sized straight stitches.   Four Sided Stitch: This is a simple square created with four straight […]

Hardanger Embroidery- the basics

The basics of staring  Hardanger embroidery includes doing Kloster blocks and cutting & withdrawing the threads. Let’s start! Kloster blocks This is the most common feature of Hardanger embroidery. Kloster blocks are created by parallel Satin Stitches worked in a rectangular manner. All the stitches should be of same length, so the blocks look of same […]

Hardanger- the requirements

Hardanger is not a freestyle embroidery. To do this Embroidery, some specifics need to be followed. The design is generally done from charts, so counting the threads accurately is a very important requirement. It incorporates some basic stitches, like Eyelet Hole stitch and Star stitch. I’ll discuss these in my next post. I’ve learned this […]