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Just Cross Stitch - - Contents - Sharon Pope

En­joy mak­ing a piece of As­sisi-style em­broi­dery us­ing all half cross stitches (also called tent and Con­ti­nen­tal tent stitches). Im­ages pop from the neg­a­tive space that is cre­ated by stitch­ing the back­ground only. A sin­gle color of hand-dyed var­ie­gated floss from Colour Com­ple­ments gives this simple-to-do piece a so­phis­ti­cated look.

Skill Level: Beginner Ma­te­ri­als

• 14" x 14" piece 14- count white Aida by Charles Craft* • Four skeins Colour Com­ple­ments six-strand Egyp­tian cot­ton floss* • Size 24 ta­pes­try nee­dle • Pro­fes­sion­ally framed*

Colour Com­ple­ments 6-strand Egyp­tian Cot­ton Floss 5 14* *Four skeins re­quired.

Stitch Count: 112H x 112W De­sign Size: 8"x 8"

In­struc­tions: Work 1/2 cross stitch over one square us­ing two strands of floss.

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