Embroidery kit for beginners
Size: 8,3 x 5,4 inches
Included in pack: Pattern and instructions. 100 % cotton canvas, 100% Icelandic wool and needle
Method: Long-armed crossstitch
From a manuscript pattern book from the 17th century, which has been attributed to Ragnheiður Jónsdóttir (1646-1715), the wife of the bishop of Hólar in Hjaltadalur. The book has many patterns and is preserved in the National Museum of Iceland.
A Turk‘s head knot was a distinctive type of design used for cushion covers and woven coverlets.