Spring in an English Gar­den

Just Cross Stitch - - Spring In An English Garden - De­sign by Char­lotte Smyth of Char­lotte’s Web Needle­work

Skill Level: Ad­vanced Stitch Count: 64H x 90W De­sign Size: 47/8" x 63/8"

Ma­te­ri­als

• 9" x 8" piece 28- count Brittney

Lu­gana from Zweigart®* • One skein each DMC® or Sul­li­vans®

USA six-strand em­broi­dery floss* • Size 24 ta­pes­try nee­dle • Pro­fes­sion­ally framed* *See Where to Find It on page 65.

DMC® Sul­li­vans®

30 n/a blueberry, med. lt. 163 45478 celadon green, med. 163 45478 celadon green, med. (cash­mere stitch) 168 45483 pewter, vy. lt. 307 45051 lemon 644 45150 beige gray, med. 644 45150 beige gray, med.

(Parisian stitch) 840 45238 beige brown, med. 989 45310 for­est green 3347 45344 yel­low green, med. 3347 45344 yel­low green, med. (1/2 cross stitch) 3706 45360 melon, med. 415 45091 pearl gray (Scotch stitch) 415 45091 pearl gray (re­verse Scotch stitch)

Back­stitches

642 45149 beige gray, dk. 644 45150 beige gray, med. 3706 45360 melon, med.

Straight Stitches

840 45238 beige brown, med. 3347 45344 yel­low green, med.

French Knots

151 45466 dusty rose, vy. lt. 307 45051 lemon 552 45124 vi­o­let, med. 3865 45463 win­ter white

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 over two threads us­ing two strands of floss.

Back­stitch over two threads us­ing two strands of floss.

Work French knot us­ing two strands of floss and wrap­ping floss around nee­dle twice.

Work straight stitch us­ing two strands of floss.

Work chain stitch for wil­low tree us­ing two strands 989/45310.

Work lazy-daisy stitch us­ing two strands 3347/45344 for flower leaves, 989/45310 for tree blos­soms and 307/45051 for flower petals.

Work hor­i­zon­tal cash­mere stitch over two threads for roof us­ing two strands 163/45478. Note: Start in up­per left cor­ner of roof and be­gin stitch pat­tern. Work to right and then down to main­tain stitch pat­tern. Work Parisian stitch for house us­ing two strands 644/45150. Note: Start in up­per left cor­ner and be­gin stitch pat­tern. Work to right and then down to main­tain stitch pat­tern.

Work Scotch and re­verse Scotch stitch over four threads us­ing two strands of floss.

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