Welcome back for Part Six
This week we are steping up the game slightly so I hope you all got to “meditate” last week.
The arrow was very important to the Native Indians. The Bow and Arrow enabled the Indians to hunt the animals which would provide their food, clothing, weapons and tools.
The meaning of the above single arrow indicated protection and defence. Arrows also signified direction, force, movement, power and direction of travel. When an arrow pointed to the left it meant warding off evil, pointing to the right meant protection and an arrow pointing down meant peace. Two arrows depicted together were the symbol for war.
A bundle of five arrows represented one of the five founding tribes of the Iroquois League. One arrow could easily be broken, while a bundle of five arrows would remain strong. Crossed arrows were symbols of friendship. A broken arrow was a symbol of peace.
You will use colors 1, 6 & 7
Bp – back post
Bl – back loop
Fp – Front Post
The most complicated rows are row 63 and 65, you will work a series of fptr (fpdtr) into row 61, creating the arrow effect.
Row 63 will pull your work slightly this is okay, row 65 will fix this.