Shepherd’s Glory Skill Level: Intermediate
DMC® Sullivans® 221 45044 shell pink, vy. dk. 223 45045 shell pink, lt. 224 45046 shell pink, vy. lt. 225 45047 shell pink, ul. vy. lt. 310 45053 black 420 45092 hazelnut brown, dk. 746 45187 off-white 829 45230 golden olive, vy. dk. 924 45269 gray green, vy. dk. 926 45270 gray green, med. 938 45280 coffee brown, ul.
dk. 950 45287 desert sand, lt. ecru 45000 ecru Backstitches 310 45053 black 317 45058 pewter gray 938 45280 coffee brown, ul.
dk. French Knots 221 45044 shell pink, vy. dk. ecru 45000 ecru Weeks Dye Works™ Hand Over Dyed Floss DMC® Alternatives Listed in Parentheses* 1086 (B5200) icicle 2201 (936) moss Backstitch 2201 (936) moss Kreinik Very Fine Braid #4 001 silver 001 silver (Smyrna cross stitch) 221 antique gold
Backstitch 221 antique gold Straight Stitch 221 antique gold
*DMC® alternatives are not one-to- one equivalents of the floss suggested by the designer. To achieve results pictured, use floss listed in the first column. Fabric: 11" x 10" piece 32-count lambswool linen from Wichelt Imports Inc. Stitch Count: 74H x 56W Design Size: 45/ 8" x 31/2"
Instructions: Cross stitch over two threads using two strands of floss or very fine braid. Work 3/4 cross stitch where small symbols appear near face, hair and hands using two strands of floss.
Backstitch over two threads using one strand of floss or very fine braid.
Work Smyrna cross stitch over four threads using one strand very fine braid.
Work straight stitch using one strand of very fine braid.
Work tent stitch over one thread for central star, lantern, candles and “Glory” wusing one strand of floss or very fine braid
Work French knot using two strands of floss and wrapping floss around needle twice.
Finishing Instructions: Refer to Flat-Ornament Finishing Instructions on page 113. Trim and hanger were made from twisted cording using Kreinik Very Fine Braid #4 colors 221 and 001. Twisted-Cording Instructions appear on page 113. Model was embellished with bow made from 3/8"wide coordinating grosgrain ribbon.