Huck Embroidered Table Cloth

Here’s another old UFO that I recently crossed off my list.  It’s a table cloth with a border of Huck embroidery, or Huck weaving.

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This was a hand work project that I worked on this summer.  I took it on vacation and was even able to do a bit in the car as we were driving.  This is unusual, since I can’t do much in the car.  I think I could because it was easy to look away and back and it’s a pretty simple motion.  It doesn’t require intense concentration.

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The border goes around all four sides of the table cloth.  It could also be used for cross stitch, but (no offence to cross stitch) I would never do that myself.

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Because it was a UFO, I did not want to buy anything new to do it, I just wanted to use what I had.  The first yellow row was started, but the rest wasn’t.  I looked through the Perle cotton that I had and found a combination that I liked.  They are actually different weights, but I don’t think it makes a big difference.  The orange and dark pink are a size 8 and the yellow and light pink are size 5.  It looks fine to me.

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It feels great to cross another old UFO off my list.

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