Praise­wor­thy Stitches,

Pam Lewis and Su­san Rohm

Just Cross Stitch - - Contents - Praise­wor­thy Stitches; praise­wor­thystch@bell­south.net; www.praise­wor­thys­titches.blogspot.com

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

Straight Stitches

0550 (922) burnt or­ange 1111 (3371) acorn

French Knot

1040 (310) black crow

Kreinik Blend­ing Filament

DMC® Al­ter­na­tives Listed in Paren­the­ses*

Snowflake Stitch

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.

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