This is one of the absolute best books for Hardanger I’ve seen… perfect for beginner or intermediate stitcher. Fantastic pictures and paterns. You should definitely add this to your collection.
Early-style Hardanger is not often seen outside of Norway, but is quite distinct from contemporary Hardanger. This historical style of embroidery has traditionally been used on the women’s clothing in the Hardangerfjord region, and was designed to imitate needlemade lace of the 1600s and 1700s.