Still going on the hardanger curtain! I finished quite a bit over the weekend as I hunkered down during the blizzard.
As you can see, I basted in some temporary guidelines to help with the counting on that upper row of zigzags. It's all too easy to get a thread or two off when you're working at a distance from the row below, and unless everything lines up perfectly exactly, you're in trouble and just have to pick it out and start over. In the cut-out areas of hardanger, there is no "almost right."
So the hour and a half it took to put in those basting lines and double check that they followed the exact same thread all the way across the curtain was time well spent. Now I can do the second row of kloster blocks and the eyelets, with no worries that things will be cattywompus when I get to the cutting-out part.
And just for a reference scale, here's how big the curtain is! (With a little extra fabric around the edges, of course.)