The Christmas Stitch
It’s always Christmas when you’re a cross stitcher! Why not share the love of stitching with a beginner? This ornament will be the same size– and just as cute– on 14-count Aida, perfect for someone new to cross stitch.
Skill Level: Beginner
• 10" x 8" piece 28- count Ale Cashel linen from Picture This Plus*
• One skein each DMC® or Sullivans®
USA six-strand embroidery floss*
• One spool Kreinik Fine Braid #4*
• Size 24 tapestry needle *See Where to Find It on page 64. Stitch Count: 54H x 30W Design Size: 4"x 2" Instructions: Cross stitch over two threads using two strands of floss or one strand fine braid. Backstitch over two threads using one strand of floss.
Finishing Instructions: Refer to PillowOrnament Finishing Instructions on page 46. Hanger was made using coordinating 3/8"-wide plaid ribbon.