I love them both. But, ok, I admit, haven’t done any myself. Mer.
My understanding of redwork is that its name is taken from the Turkish process of dyeing the thread, which resulted in a red color. Anyone care to elaborate or correct me?
via twood on etsy
And blackwork—it’s black. And it’s made of counted stitches. If there’s an expert reading this, do comment! Here’s a primer I found online.
Mary Corbet fish via Flickr
All blackwork reminds me of Zen doodles. I’m gonna’ try doing some soon.