Learn all about Hardanger Embroidery and find free patterns and lessons to get you started with this traditional counted thread embroidery style. For more free patterns, see the Free Hardanger Embroidery Patterns
designed by Connie G. Barwick.
Stitches to know: Kloster block
| Four-Sided stitch
| Back Stitch
Photo © Connie G. Barwick
Simple patterns from About.com Cross Stitch for basic Hardanger practice.
Using Silk Mori and Silk Selica flosses, Debra VanOverloop creates a lovely Hardanger design embellished with flowers.
From Jill Martz, this large heart design includes instructions and diagrams for stitching.
This Scissors Fob project from Victoria Sampler is pretty and practical.
Detailed instructions and diagrams are provided for this small pillow project.
Use Silk Serica and Silk Mori flosses to create a lovely lavender motif with this free pattern from Kreinik.
Silk flosses and beads combine to create a cute stocking ornament in this free pattern from Kreinik.
This design is not for the faint of heart! Stitched on 40-count linen with Silk Bella, this lovely miniature design would make a great scissors fob or ornament.
Learn the basic skills of Hardanger in this series of lessons from Carol Leather of Needlework Tips and Techniques. Carol's graphics and explanations make taking the first steps of learning how to do Hardanger less intimidating.
Beads and silk floss are used in this unique project that will decorate a tree or a wreath for the holidays.