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Butterfly Wings

Butterfly Wings
Butterfly Wings

Design size: 61 x 88 stitches (or about 4.5” x 6.25” on 14-count)
BY BROOKE NOLAN OF BROOKE’S BOOKS PUBLISHING

Materials needed:
• 14” x 16” piece of 28-ct BoPeep Pink Cashel Linen by Zweigart
• Kreinik Silk Mori® 8000, 3011, 1032, 1055, 4093, 4163, 5103
• Kreinik Very Fine #4 Braid™ 192, 092, 007, 3221
• Kreinik 1/8” Ribbon™ 032, 192, 092, 007
• #24 and #26 Tapestry needles

Instructions:
• Cross stitch over 2 threads using 2 strands ofMori or 1 strand of Braid according to the color key (each square on the chart = 2 fabric threads).
• Backstitch: SpiderWeb Roses—2 ply SilkMori 8000 for spoked bases only Big Butterfly—2 ply SilkMori 1055 for swirls on upper wings and part of swirls on lower part of wings (thinner black lines) Big Butterfly—Very Fine #4 Braid 3221 for remaining part of swirl on lower part of wings (thicker black lines) Small Butterflies—2 ply SilkMori 5103 for legs and antennae
• Spiderweb Ribbon Roses: use 032 Pearl 1/8” Ribbon to make the center rose. Use 192 Pale Pink 1/8” Ribbon to make the remaining 4 roses.
• Japanese Ribbon Stitch: use 192 Pale Pink 1/8” Ribbon to make tripetal flowers on either side of heart.
• French Knot: use 2 ply Silk Mori in charted colors to make French knots. Triple wrap the floss on the large wings, double wrap on the heart.
• Make 2 Breast CancerAwareness Ribbons: One with 007 1/8” Ribbon and one with 092 1/8” Ribbon. Layer them and tack with #4 Braid between the large butterfly wings to form the body of the butterfly.

Printing Instructions:
Click here to download the 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: Butterfly Wings, P.O. Box 1258, Parkersburg, WV 26102.
SKU SKU17082
 
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