Silent Night

Just Cross Stitch - - Silent Night - De­sign by Natalia Luneva

Skill Level: In­ter­me­di­ate Ma­te­ri­als

• 24" x 24" piece 27- count white Linda even­weave from

Zweigart®* • Two skeins DMC® Light Ef­fects

metal­lic floss* • Size 24 ta­pes­try nee­dle Stitch Count: 236H x 236W De­sign Size: 171/2" x 171/2" In­struc­tions: Find the cen­ter of the fabric by fold­ing it in half twice; mark cen­ter with a sin­gle cross stitch to be pulled out later. Us­ing chart and re­fer­ring to photo, cen­ter and stitch the de­sign along one edge. Note: Top of "t" in Silent is 70 stitches down and nine stitches to the left from cen­ter point. Cross stitch over two threads us­ing two strands of floss. Back­stitch over two threads us­ing two strands of floss. Work queen stitch us­ing two strands of floss. Work lazy daisy stitch over four threads us­ing two strands of floss. Turn fabric and re­peat de­sign three ad­di­tional times to com­plete the de­sign ref­er­enc­ing to chart for align­ment.

Fin­ish­ing stitched piece In­struc­tions: from the re­verse Press side, straight­en­ing gen­tly as nec­es­sary. Turn un­der 1/4" along edges, mi­ter­ing cor­ner, and press. Turn un­der an­other 1/4", con­tin­u­ing to miter cor­ners, and iron again to crease. Slip-stitch around the thread. edges us­ing match­ing sewing

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