Swedish weaving is also known as huck embroidery.It was used in the 1940s to decorate the borders of Huck towels with embroidery floss.Today it is used for afghans, placemats, table runners, pillows, and more.Swedish weaving can be done on a variety of even-weave fabrics including huck toweling, monk’s cloth, and Aida cloth.Swedish weaving is unique in that you only work on the front side of the fabric and the stitching does not show on the back.Traditional Swedish weaving designs are usually mirror images.
Learn to Make Monk’s Cloth Afghans If you ever used a sewing needle, you can make a wonderful monk's cloth afghan with the help of this book from American School of Needlework. In very little time you can learn to follow the chart and create these 10 beautiful designs on the soft cotton monk's cloth fabric. All you need is a yarn needle, regular worsted weight yarn, a piece of monk's cloth and very little time. $6.95
Diamond Brite Table Runner
Diamond Brite Table Runner Pattern by Christine Allan. Finished size approximately 48 x 18 inches. $7.50
Sampler 1 Pattern by Christine Allan. Finished size approximately 48 x 14-1/2 inches. $7.50