American Snowman

American Snowman
American Snowman
designed by Pam Kellogg
skill level: intermediate
Design size: 5.5 inches by 5.5 inches.

Brightenup your holiday stitching season with this adorable country-style snowman! Hissnow covered body glistens with the realism of the cheerful season as hejoyfully waves the American Flag. Have fun experimenting with Kreinik’smetallic threads using a variety of stitches like eyelet snowflakes,backstitches, cross stitches, couching, and French knots!  This design usesBraid, Cord, & Blending Filament in a medley of fun sizes and colors to helpyou create a picture full of texture and dimension.

Materials needed:

  • A 12" x 12" piece of 25-ct White Luguna (Zweigart product)

  • DMC embroidery floss in colors listed in Color Key

  • Kreinik Very Fine (#4) Braid 210 Gold Dust 

  • Kreinik Tapestry (#12) Braid 210 Gold Dust

  • Kreinik Cord 102C Vatican Gold

  • Kreinik Fine (#8) Braid 332 Candy Cane

  • Kreinik Fine (#8) Braid 1432 Blue Ice

  • Kreinik Blending Filament 001 Silver

Instr uctions:  

Thisdesign is cross stitched over two threads on 25-ct Lugana fabric using onestrand of Braid or two strands of cotton floss according to color key. WhenBlending Filament is used, work with two strands floss plus one strand BlendingFilament in the needle. Follow the chart, color key, and instructions below.

Backstitching:(one strand of each)

  • scarf and headband: DMC 304 Red

  • hat, face and buttons: DMC 310 Black

  • mittens: DMC 311 Navy

  • snowman: DMC 3841 Light Blue

  • border: #4 Braid 210

  • fringe on scarf: #8 Braid 332

 Couching:

—flagpole:Lay Tapestry (#12 Braid) color 210 Gold Dust on the surface of the fabric(plunge the ends to the back, and tack to secure), and couch with Cord 102CVatican Gold.

Eyelets:

—snowflakes:#8 Braid 1432 in eyelet stitches

FrenchKnots: (symbol •)

—eyesand buttons: 1 strand/2 wraps DMC white

PrintingInstructions:

Click here to download the FREE instructions for this design. You will need the Adobe Reader to view and print this file. If you have trouble downloading this file and would like us to send you a printed copy send a #10 SASE to:American Snowman, PO Box 1258, Parkersburg, WV 26102.

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