8" x 12" French Blue mono canvas
1 skein Antica AT7 Terra Cotta
1 skein Antica AT12 Midnight
2 skeins Candlelight D2 Solid Copper
1 skein Double Dipped Rachel B1205
1 skein Impressions 7001 Williamsburg Blue very dark
1 skein Rachel B16
1 skein Rachelette A25 Tan
1 skein Snow 04 Night Sky
1 skein Soie Cristale 7001 Williamsburg Blue very dark
1 skein Watercolours 54 Terra Cotta
1 skein Waterlilies 54 Terra Cotta
1 skein Wildflowers 54 Terra Cotta
1 skein Wildflowers 115 Blush
Design size: 54 by 120 canvas threads which measures
3 x 6 7/8 inches
Refer to the Main Diagram for correct stitch placement.
To start, measure down and in 2 1/2 inches from the upper
Band 1 is worked in the Windowpane Scotch stitch. Use
4 plies of Terra Cotta Waterliles for the black stitches on the diagram and 4 plies
of Soie Cristale 700l for the white stitches.
Skip 3 horizontal canvas threads between each band.
Bands 2, 5, 9, and 12 are all worked in the Cashmere
stitch. Use 2 strands of Candlelight D2 for each of these bands.
Band 3 is worked in the Indian Stripe stitch. Use 2
strands of Impressions 7001.
Band 4 is worked in Alicia's Lace Variation. Use 1
strand of Antica AT12 for the diagonal stitches, and 1 strand of Antica AT 7 for the vertical
Band 6 is worked in the Star Octagon stitch. Use 4
plies of Soie Cristale 7001 for the diagonal stitches, and 4 plies of Terra Cotta Waterlilies
for the smyrna crosses.
Band 7 is worked in the Ribbon stitch. Use 1 strand
of Rachel B16 for the tent stitches, and 1 strand of Rachelette A25 for the straight
Band 8 is worked in the Double Tied Cross Trame stitch.
Lay a single strand of Double Dipped Rachel B1205 across the canvas. Work the Double
Tied Cross stitch with 1 strand of Antica AT12.
Band 10 is worked in the Staggered Cross stitch. Use
1 strand of Snow 04 for the large cross stitches, and 1 strand of Candlelight D2 for
the small cross stitches.
Band 11 is worked in the Woven Trellis Variation. Use
2 strands of Terra Cotta Wildflowers for the stitches slanting to the upper left
and 2 strands of Blush Wildflowers for the stitches slanting to the upper right.
Band 13 is composed of 6 Waffle stitches. Use 1 ply
of Terra Cotta Watercolours to work these stitches.
Piece together at overlapped
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