Outstanding In Her Field

Here’s our newest chart: a distinctive shadow-weave design with a pleasantly-textured surface. After binding off, the center of this design pulls up to form a raised pad, surrounded by gentle ribs.

This is a traditional motif found in Slavic redwork embroidery, variously said to represent a field or the sun shining on it. Adapted from a hand-stitched example by Hanya Vladimirovna Polotskaya.

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