Smøyg: Pattern Darning from Norway By Yvette Stanton From the award-winning embroiderer who introduced you to some of the world’s most exquisite forms of traditional embroidery, comes a how-to guide full of colourful images and enticing projects to help you discover the beauty of Norwegian pattern darning. Pattern darning is a simple counted embroidery technique using basic running stitch, and beginners through to experienced stitchers will find much to delight in this book. My books sometimes are on quite complicated styles of embroidery. This one is not! It's all about running stitch, the most simple of stitches.