Orange Rug Yarn

Free Embroidery Patterns

Designed by Julie
embroidered hamsa aka Hand of Fatima Hamsa
This is a surface embroidery pattern using mainly herringbone stitch. The hamsa (also called a hamesh, Hand of Fatima, Hand of Miriam, or Hand of God) is an ancient Middle Eastern symbol for protection from the evil eye. More detals about this symbol is available in my article The Hamsa - Protection from the Evil Eye