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Christmas Sampler in Silk

Christmas Sampler in Silk

Christmas Sampler in Silk

Designed by: Angela Pullen
Skill Level: Intermediate
Stitch Count: 101h x 73w
: 7 1/4" h x 5 1/4" w stitched over two threads on 28-ct linen

We're bring back a Kreinik Classic from a few years ago-it's one of our most popular freebie designs ever. This elegant project uses beautiful holiday colors of Silk Mori and Silk Serica, both easy to use and ideal for heirloom projects. change the date for this year's holiday or for next year.

Tip: visit the Education section for articles and stitching tips on Silk Threads plus a Library of Stitches

Materials needed:

  • One 1/2 Skein (2.5m) of Kreinik Silk Mori® in each color: 4164, 4166, 1114, 1117, 5093, 5095, 5097, 7124, 2024, 2026
  • Two 1/2 Skeins (2.5m) of Silk Mori in each color: 4167, 1119
  • One reel of Kreinik Silk Serica® in each color: 7124, 4163, 4166
  • 15" x 17" piece of 28-ct Natural Linen
  • Scroll frame, stretcher bars, or Q-snaps
  • #24 Tapestry Needle

Instructions:

Cross Stitch this design over two threads centered on your fabric. Each square on the chart equals two fabric threads. Follow the color key for cross stitch areas. Use two strands of Silk Mori for cross stitches.

Specialty stitch areas:

1. Four-Sided Stitch using two strands of Silk Mori 4167
2. Fanned Satin Stitch using Silk Serica 7124
3. Satin Stitch using Silk Serica 4163
4. Satin Stitch using Silk Serica 4166
5. Satin Stitch using Silk Serica 4163
6. Satin Stitch using Silk Serica 4166
7. Satin Stitch using Silk Serica 4163
8. Rice Stitch using two strands of Silk Mori 1117 on the bottom and one strand of Silk Mori 4167 on the top
9. Algerian Eyelet using Silk Serica 7124 (in the areas indicated by the squares)

Special Notes:

  • Make French Knots on the holly berries at symbol  \  with two strands of Silk Mori 7124
  • Add French Knots in various places on the wreaths to make red berries using two strands of Silk Mori 1117
  • Do not separate Silk Serica into strands. Use it as it comes, straight from the reel.

Printing Instructions:

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 printing this page and would like us to send you a printed copy send a #10 SASE to: Christmas Sampler In Silk, P.O. Box 1258, Parkersburg, WV 26102.

© Copyright 2006 Kreinik. May be reproduced but not sold.
Consumer Info: 1-800-537-2166 or www.kreinik.com

SKU SKU16497
 
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