Skill Level: Intermediate Materials
• 9" x 8" piece 28- count vintage winter
sky linen from Lakeside Linens* • One skein each Weeks Dye WorksTM
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 62. Stitch Count: 45H x 33W Design Size: 31/4" x 23/8"
Cross stitch over two threads using two strands of floss.
Work Smyrna cross 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 twelve threads using one strand of blending filament.
Work French knot where appears using one strand of floss and wrapping floss around needle twice.
Refer to FlatOrnament Finishing Instructions on page 61. Trim and hanger were made using coordinating trim. Model was embellished with four Jabco buttons, # 4442 Snowflake, from Stoney Creek and attached in each corner.
*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.