Soof embroidery is done by the Soofs Sodha, Rajput and Megwar
communities. It is a counted thread embroidery and involves geometric
patterns. The most commom pattern is 'lehar' or wave. The stitch used is
also called soof. Any representational motifs are highly stylized. The
surface satin stitch is worked from the back of the fabric. The threads
of the weave are counted before inserting the needle. The sence of
geometric patterns with the crafts persons is excellent and the designs
are almost never pre drawn.