Amy Bruecken Designs,
Rocking a New Holiday Hat! Skill Level: Easy Weeks Dye Works™ Hand Over Dyed Floss DMC® Alternatives Listed in Parentheses* 4125 (blanc) snowflake 1268 (3031) molasses 2266a (349) Louisiana
hot sauce The Gentle Art Sampler Threads DMC® Alternatives Listed in Parentheses* 0120 (500) pine 0450 (834) cornhusk The Gentle Art Simply Shaker Sampler Threads DMC® Alternatives Listed in Parentheses* 7015 (433) sarsaparilla 7064 (3032) toasted barley W122 (n/a) bison Rainbow Gallery Wisper® DMC® Alternatives Listed in Parentheses* W122 (n/a) bison
Backstitch DMC® Sullivans® 310 45053 black
*DMC® alternative is not a one-to- one equivalent to the floss suggested by the designer. To achieve results pictured, use floss listed in the first column. Fabric: 11" x 11" piece 20-count tin roof linen from Weeks Dye Works™ Stitch Count: 48H x 44W Design Size: 47/ 8" x 41/2"
Instructions: Cross stitch over two threads using three strands of floss. Where bracket is shown, use a blended needle with two strands 7064 and one strand W122.
Backstitch over two threads using one strand of floss.
Finishing Materials & Instructions
• Weeks Dye Works™ 4125 and
2266a • 6mm gold jingle bell #3500-22 from
Darice • Rosy Red Heart button #3521 from
Just Another Button Company For hat ties, cut two 6-ply strands of 2266a and one of 4125; knot together at one end and braid until 1/2 inch long. Knot ends and clip excess to 1/4 inch; fluff end for tassel. Repeat to make a second tie.
Referring to photo throughout, tack braided ties to hat. Attach jingle bell to hat top and heart button to right of sheep using complementary floss.
Refer to Pillow-Ornament Instructions on page 113.