is available in two qualities: either fine quality worked in three
or four strands or thick quality, worked in two or three strands
depending on the canvas used and the size of the stitch required
by the design.
are spun and dyed by
on the designs, preparation may be simplified:
Contour tramé (contour indicated): The contour
has been worked and a coloured thread of wool indicates the interior
(design indicated): The motif is outlined in black ink on
the canvas, with colours indicated by a thread of wool to be removed
when the canvas is worked..