Featuring the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle, the legendary gryphon (or griffin) is a powerful mythical creature. Purported to be incredibly strong and powerful, the creature is thought of as a protector of all things priceless. This rendition of the mythical creature features the use of Au Ver A Soie silks on 32-count linen.
Skill Level: Intermediate
• 13" x 13" piece 32- count lambs
wool from Wichelt Imports Inc.*
• One skein each Au Ver Soie Soie
D'Alger silk floss*
• Size 26 tapestry needle
• Professionally framed*
*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.
Stitch Count: 107H x 103W Design Size: 63/4" x 61/2"
Instructions: Cross stitch over two threads using two strands of floss.
Work satin stitch using two strands of floss.
Work lazy daisy stitch using two strands of floss.
Work straight stitch using two strands of floss.
Work French knots using two strands of floss and wrapping floss around needle once.