Rosette (Struvor) stitch

Rosette (Struvor) stitch
I first learned Rosette stitch by following the below Nordic Needle example then I switched to using buttonhole worked bars instead of wrapped bars.

Nordic Needle Rosette

Nordic Needle Rosette

Using buttonhole stitch for bar weaving:

When I work the …

Greek Cross

Greek Cross

Greek cross

Nordic Needle Greek Cross. Click photo to enlarge.

Greek Cross photo

Greek Cross closeup

Work-in-progress photos are shown below as I worked a Greek Cross.

WIP Greek Cross Step 1

WIP Greek Cross Step 1: Begin bar wrapping of the first leg of the Greek Cross.

Eyelets and Cross Stitches

When working an eyelet or cross stitch No fabric threads are snipped. No fabric thread or stitching thread is pierce.

Eyelets: Hardanger eyelet stitches are like a surface embroidery eyelet stitch in that they are a pulled stitch used …

Twisted X fill-in stitch

Rosey Day design's kloster area with twisted X center and dove eyes
Twisted X: Twist X fill-in stitch can be worked within the open work area of a four-sided kloster blocks or within the open work area of weaved bars.

For weaved bars work three sides (as shown in the second

Dove eyes

Rosey Day design's kloster area with twisted X center and dove eyes

Dove eyes(four- and tri- sided): Dove eye pattern is a fill-in stitch for openwork within kloster blocks and weaved bar areas. Each four-leg or tri-leg dove eye stitch is worked in one length of stitching thread.

Notice the general …

Hardanger Ruby Rosette

Hardanger Ruby Rosette
Ruby Rosette design is a counted Hardanger needlework embroidery presented within a 50 page booklet available in printed and Kindle formats. This design contains openwork, Hardanger satin, Kloster blocks, rosette, weaved bars and picot stitches. Details for working the rosette

Snowmen Nestled in Spruce Trees Hardanger needlework runner length

Snowmen Nestled in Spruce Trees
Snowmen Nestled in Spruce Trees runner length is a Hardanger counted needlework presented within a 60-plus page booklet available in printed and Kindle formats. This design utilizes traditional Hardanger stitches: satin, Kloster blocks, buttonhole edge and openwork enhanced by picots.