13 Days of Halloween
Design by Pam Lewis and Susan Rohm of Praiseworthy Stitches Skill Level: Intermediate Materials • 12" x 15" piece 32- count Cauldron
linen from Picture This Plus* • One skein each Weeks Dye Works™
Hand Over Dyed Floss* • Size 26 tapestry needle • Professionally framed* *See Where to Find It on page 110. Weeks Dye Works™ Hand Over Dyed Floss DMC® Alternatives Listed in Parentheses* W 1091 (white) whitewash j 1272 (938) tatanka & 2135 (959) turquoise @ 2204 (704) absinthe
o 22242207 (907)(743) pepperoncinisquash ♦ Z▲ 2228 2230 (720)(970) pumpkin clockwork i 4 22932329 (333) (3607) purpledahlia majesty ) 3910 (310) mascara 4 2338 (796) purple rain (cross stitch over 4) French Knots Í 2204 (704) absinthe Í 2207 (907) pepperoncini Í 2293 (3607) dahlia *DMC® alternatives are not one-to- one equivalents to the floss suggested by the designer. To achieve results pictured, use floss listed in the first column. Stitch Count: 88H x 140W Design Size: 51/2" x 83/4"
Instructions: Cross stitch over two or four threads using two strands of floss. Cross stitch over one thread where small symbols appear using two strands of floss. Backstitch over two threads using one strand 3910. Í
Work French knot where appears using one strand of floss and wrapping floss around needle twice. Finishing Materials & Instructions • Just Another Button Company™ buttons: small jack- o-lantern #2298. S, large Dracula #4622.L, small cauldron #4544. S, small green spider #1209. S, small ghost #4698. S, tiny Frankenstein #4623.T, tiny mummy #4621.T, three tiny flying black bats #1102.T* • Coordinating sewing thread *See Where to Find It on page 110.
Press stitched piece from reverse side, straightening as much as possible. Referring to photo for placement, sew buttons to stitched piece. f