Ta Da! Here's the completed hardanger piece! I'm quite pleased with how this came out, especially considering I was making it up as I went along.
Lots of picots and dove's eyes...it's always good to practice picots. They're tricky for me because I always want to pull them too tight. Looser tension for nice open loops!
I also added a couple lines of cable stitch, around the outer and inner squares. Such a fun and easy stitch, and it adds a lot of detail to the design.
So I think I'm done with practice pieces now. On to the curtains!