Blackwork Pattern Book: Ensamplario Atlantio

 String or Nothing has posted a brand new free blackwork pattern book, Ensamplario Atlantio! It’s pretty cool – there are over 200 patterns in there. The patterns range from simple geometric repeats to stag heads and griffins. Anyway, if you have any interest in blackwork, it’s a fantastic resource. The bottom two patterns in the photo of her sampler below are included in the book.

My favorite pattern, though, did not make it into the book – check out Dancing Pirate Octopodes!!!!

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6 Responses to Blackwork Pattern Book: Ensamplario Atlantio

  1. Rachel says:

    I agree – they’re great fun. I’m beginning to wonder whether I can take the idea and develop a different set of motifs….

    • Hannah says:

      I’ll be posting about a different source of blackwork motifs Friday – from India 🙂

    • kbsalazar says:

      Oooh! Good Idea!
      After vacation week I’ll put out a crowd-source call for additional motifs for Dancing Pirate Octopodes and post the ones submitted on String. This will be fun!

      • Little Omar says:

        oh man, you have no idea how much it pleases me to see the word “Octopodes.” After hearing about it for the first time here :

        I’ve been trying to fit it into every conversation! I prefer to pronounce differently from the video, opting for the more childish (read fun) sounding: “Octo-podies.” Is that a Flying Spaghetti Monster I see?!

  2. kbsalazar says:

    Yup. In all his noodly glory: http://www.string-or-nothing.com/2011/06/23/CHALLENGED.aspx Rendered in a particularly silly moment.

    Younger Daughter doesn’t have a British accent, but she can spout off the puses-pi-podes case ast the drop of a cephalopod.
    Enjoy, -k.

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