Boo & Oh Rail­road

Just Cross Stitch - - Contents - Fin­ished by Brenda Smith

De­sign by Deb­o­rah Fasano of His­toric Hand­workes Skill Level: In­ter­me­di­ate Ma­te­ri­als

• 8" x 12" piece 32- count lamb­swool

linen from Wichelt Im­ports Inc.* • One skein each DMC® or Sul­li­vans®

USA six-strand em­broi­dery Floss* • One skein each Weeks Dye Works™

Hand Over Dyed Floss* • One spool each Kreinik Very Fine

Braid #4* • One spool each Kreinik Blend­ing

Fil­a­ment* • One pack­age Mill Hill Pe­tite Seed

Beads* • Size 24 tapestry nee­dle • Bead­ing nee­dle *See Where to Find It on page 112.

DMC® Sul­li­vans®

642 45149 beige gray, dk. (tent stitch)

645 45151 beaver gray, vy. dk. (tent stitch)

905 45254 par­rot green, dk. 90 905 45254 par­rot green, dk. 01 015 char­treuse (tent stitch)

Weeks Dye Works™ Hand Over Dyed Floss DMC® Al­ter­na­tives Listed in Paren­the­ses*

1154 (414) graphite 1154 (414) graphite (tent stitch) 2206 (733) pis­ta­chio (tent stitch) 2238 22 (920) sweet potato 027 02 orange (tent stitch) 3900 (535) kohl

Back­stitches

1154 (414) graphite 2206 (733) pis­ta­chio 3900 (535) kohl

French Knot

1154 (414) graphite 3900 (535) kohl

Kreinik Very Fine Braid #4

002 gold 005 black

023 lilac 026 amethyst 032 pearl (tent stitch) 101 plat­inum Back­stitches 005 black 101 plat­inum

French Knot 101 plat­inum Kreinik Blend­ing Fil­a­ment

027 015 orange char­treuse

Mill Hill Pe­tite Seed Beads 42014 black

*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: 24H x 88W De­sign Size: 1½" x 5½"

In­struc­tions: Cross stitch over two threads us­ing two strands of floss or very fine braid.

Back­stitch over two threads us­ing one strand of floss or very fine braid.

Work tent stitch over one thread us­ing two strands of floss or very fine braid. When two col­ors are brack­eted to­gether, use two strands of floss and one strand of blend­ing fil­a­ment.

Work French knot us­ing one strand of floss and wrap­ping floss around nee­dle twice.

At­tach beads us­ing two strands of floss and a cross stitch. Fin­ish­ing In­struc­tions: Re­fer to Flat-Or­na­ment Fin­ish­ing In­struc­tions on page 112. Twisted-cord­ing hanger and trim were made us­ing DMC 310 and 721; re­fer to Twisted-Cord­ing In­struc­tions on page 112.

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