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Arrows and circles—classic design motifs used throughout antiquity in textiles, rugs, pottery, and stone carving--combine to create a striking and intricate compass design. Each compass is then alternated in a “half drop” arrangement common to many historic textiles. This compelling all over design is worked in a restrained color palette of black, terra cotta, and golden olive and the pattern gives charts for either a small or large runner. It would also make a wonderful bolster pillow.

This pattern is a "multi-size" pattern and includes a closeup chart for ease of working the design and then full size charts for four different sizes of finished embroideries--small or large runner and small or large cushion cover/table square.

Finished sizes:

Small Runner—9x14" including hem/103 x 179 sts

Large Runner--11 x 21" including hem/141 x 293 stitches

Small cushion cover—14.5x14.5" excluding finishing/216x217 sts

Large cushion cover—17x17" excluding finishing/255x255 sts


This design is also available as a BitKit, paper pattern, and kit.

Athenian Compass multi size pattern download

SKU: 504802

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