Winds on the Wold

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Original Designs
Rated: Intermediate
Linen count/finished size: 35 count, 13-1/4″x16-3/4″
Stitches: Turkeywork, cross, tent, queen, stem, satin, straight
Inspiration: Early 19th century American samplers

SKU: samp-270 Category: Tags: ,


This is our original design, a sampler to keep you warm (and busy) all winter long, featuring the look of verre iglomise (reverse painted glass) in cross stitch around the outer border. The verse says:

Wind’s on the wold*/The night is a ‘cold/ And the river runs chill twixt mead and hill/ But kind and dear is the old house here/ And my heart is warm midst winter’s harm.

The grass is done with turkeywork – a rughooking stitch that produces a wonderful three-dimensional woolly appearance.

* Wold means meadow

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