Castle Crag Bookmark
Skill Level: Beginner Materials
• 9"x 3" piece 14- count country mocha vintage Aida from Zweigart* • One skein each Presencia® or DMC® six-strand embroidery floss* • Size 24 tapestry needle *See Where to Find It on page 110 . Stitch Count: 106H x 26W Design Size: 75/8" x 17/8"
Cross stitch over one square using two strands of floss.
Work half cross stitch over one square using two strands of floss.
Backstitch over one square using two strands 1237/970.
Press finished piece from reverse side, straightening as much as possible. Fold left-hand edge under by 1/8", then fold under again 1/4"; hem using running stitch and coordinating thread. Repeat on right-hand edge. Fringe top and bottom of bookmark by carefully pulling eight threads from top and bottom rows. Trim fringe to 5/8".