Lucky Charms

De­liver a wee bit of good luck with this quick-to-stitch de­sign. Top a small box or tin with your fin­ished piece to cre­ate a fun gift.

Just Cross Stitch - - Contents - Frony Rit­ter

Skill Level: Easy Ma­te­ri­als

• 6" x 7" piece 14- count white perfo

rated pa­per • One skein each DMC® or Sul­li­vans®

USA six-strand embroidery floss* • One skein Painter’s Thread Metal­lic

Braid #4 from Thread­nuts* • One spool Kreinik Very Fine Braid #4* • One pack­age Mill Hill Crys­tal Treasures

Ron­dele 4mm beads from Wichelt Inc.* • Size 24 ta­pes­try nee­dle • Bead­ing nee­dle *See Where to Find It on page 63. Stitch Count: 29H x 40W De­sign Size: 21/8" x 27/8"

In­struc­tions:

Cross stitch over one square us­ing two strands of floss.

Back­stitch over one square us­ing one strand of floss.

At­tach beads us­ing two strands of co­or­di­nat­ing floss and ver­ti­cal stitches.

Fin­ish­ing Ma­te­ri­als & In­struc­tions

• Empty mint tin • White spray paint • Tacky glue • Dark olive hemp cord

Trim per­fo­rated pa­per to one square from stitch­ing on all sides, us­ing sharp embroidery scis­sors.

Fol­low­ing man­u­fac­turer’s in­struc­tions, spray tin with white spray paint; let dry.

Glue stitched piece onto tin lid, mak­ing sure to cen­ter. Model was em­bel­lished with dark olive hemp cord wrapped around bot­tom.

Lucky Charms

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