HNW - Blackwork thread counts

Curtis & Mary ladymari at
Mon May 10 20:10:51 PDT 1999

Betsy Perry wrote:

> If surviving Elizabethan blackwork embroideries were on 40-60 count
> linen, were they generally worked over four?  (Over *gulp* one?)

I wouldn't try over one -again-:-) the thread of the stitches slip down.  Work
it over 2.
Mairi, Atenveldt
Mary, Arizona

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