Pam Lewis and Susan Rohm
Snowflake Snowman Skill Level: Intermediate Materials
• 9" x 8" piece 28-count vintage winter
sky linen from Lakeside Linens* • One skein each Weeks Dye Works Hand
Over-Dyed Floss* • One skein each The Gentle Art Sampler
Threads* • One spool Kreinik Blending Filament* • Size 24 tapestry needle *See Where to Find It on page 111
Weeks Dye Works™ Hand Over Dyed Floss
DMC® Alternatives Listed in Parentheses* 2266 (321) Turkish red
Smyrna Cross Stitch
4125 (white) snowflake
The Gentle Art Sampler Threads
DMC® Alternatives Listed in Parentheses* 1040 (310) black crow
0550 (922) burnt orange 1111 (3371) acorn
1040 (310) black crow
Kreinik Blending Filament
DMC® Alternatives Listed in Parentheses*
5760 (E5200) marshmallow
*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: 45H x 33W Design Size: 31/4" x 23/8"
Instructions: Cross stitch over two threads using two strands of floss.
Work Smyrna stitch over four threads for small snowflakes using one strand of floss.
Work straight stitch for nose, arms and large snowflakes using one strand of floss.
Work snowflake stitch for large snowflakes over 12 threads using one strand of blending filament.
Work French knot where appears using one strand of floss and wrapping floss around needle twice.
Finishing Instructions: Refer to Flat-Ornament Finishing Instructions on page 107. Trim and hanger were made using coordinating trim. Model was embellished with four Just Another Button Company buttons, # 4442 Snowflake and attached in each corner.