Christmas Victorian House
Twinkling lights worked in French knots adorn each level of this magnificent Victorian house while festive garland decks the front porch. A noble snowman stands guard outside while holiday festivities take place inside.
Skill Level: Intermediate Materials
• 12" x 14" piece 32- count pearl gray
Murano from Zwiegart®* • One skein each DMC® or Sullivans®
USA six-strand embroidery floss* • Size 26 tapestry needle • Professionally framed* *See Where to Find It on page 59.
Stitch Count: 89H x 117W Design Size: 55/8" x 71/ 3"
Instructions: Cross stitch over two threads using two strands of floss. Work 1/4 cross stitch where small symbols appear using two strands of floss. Work 1/2 cross stitch where two small symbols appear diagonally in same space using two strands of floss. Work 3/4 cross stitch where three small symbols appear together in same space using two strands of floss.
Backstitch over two threads using one strand of floss.
Work French knot using one strand of floss and wrapping floss around needle twice.