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Dorothy Kaestner's wonderful book, 4 Way Bargello. I have a copy of this book myself and have sold so many here I now buy them in multiples, not 1 at a time. Although they are getting harder to find, or to find in a reasonable condition. I recently ordered 2 and both arrived full of foxing. Not good. Needless to say, I got a refund.
This is, of course, a rare book. It is getting harder to find more each time I sell one.
4-Way Bargello is a very advanced form of Bargello Needlepoint. The patterns are formed using mitered stitches to join the sections into a whole.
The careful counting involved is a challenge but when it is done, 4-Way Bargello is absolutely amazing. (disclaimer: I have not yet stitched a completely successful 4-Way Bargello)
Dorothy Kaestner's 4 Way Bargello graphs are very clear and understandable, they make it almost look easy. There is a chapter included on designing your own 4 Way Bargello.
The Stitch Graphs and Pattern Pictures next to them are in B&W, There is a color picture of each pattern and design in the center of the book.
This revised edition was published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York in 1974 with pictures by George Kaestner. It has 115 pages.
I usually have this book in stock in both hardcover and paperbound editions. This copy is hardbound. It is in Very good condition inside, the dust jacket is a little ragged around the edges but I have taped it to prevent further damage.