The Christmas Stitch
Skill Level: Intermediate Materials
• 13" x 15" piece 32- count antique white
Joblean from Wichelt Imports Inc.* • One skein each DMC® or Sullivans®
USA six-strand embroidery floss* • Size 26 tapestry needle • Professionally framed* *See Where to Find It on page 62. Stitch Count: 89H x 118W Design Size: 55/8" x 73/8"
Instructions: Cross stitch over two threads using two strands of floss. Work 1/2 cross stitch where small symbols appear using two strands of floss.
Backstitch over two threads using two strands of floss unless indicated otherwise.
Work Smyrna cross stitch over four threads for mantel treetop stars where pink lines appear using two strands blanc/45001.
Work upright cross stitch over four threads on large tree where aqua lines appear using one strand of blanc/45001.