Mid century modern Christmas ornament counted cross stitch pattern. Easy and great for beginners. PDF download needlepoint embroidery chart. Designed on 22 ct. fabric for a 4" frame. It is approximately 75 x 75 stitches. However, If you prefer a larger fabric count just remember that your cross stitch will increase in size as your fabric squares increase in size (see tip below)! Your pattern will include suggested floss colors and will be in represented in symbols. This pattern contains regular full cross stitches and a few three quarter stitches.
This listing is for the do-it-yourself pattern only, not the finished product.
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TIP: for figuring out what hoop size to use based on the preferred count of your stitching fabric:
A 4" hoop has approximately 3.75" of workable surface (due to the space claimed by the inner hoop. 22 ct fabric has 22 stitches per inch, so 3.75 x 22 = 82.5 workable stitches for this pattern.
If you want to use 14 count fabric, then 82.5 x 14= 5.89 approximate inches of work surface necessary. So round up and use a 6" embroidery hoop! You can see how this formula will work with any fabric count!
Have fun and happy stitching!
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