Freshwater Fish

Freshwater Fish
Freshwater Fish
Designed By Mike Vickery

Kreinik metallic braids make thesefish look wet and shimmery—as beautiful and natural as real fish under water.Whenever you stitch a nature design, consider adding a metallic thread torecreate in stitchery what is naturally light-reflective in real life. Thesefish, if stitched only in cotton, would be flat and un-dimensional. Themetallics are subtle yet bring the stitchery to life.

Cross stitch this design centered onyour fabric. Use one strand of Kreinik Braid or two strands of cotton embroideryfloss according to the color key.

Materials needed:

  • The Kreinik Pastel Sampler Metallic Gift Collection, a boxed set of threads used in this design
  • Tapestry (#24) Needle
  • 14-count Charles Craft Aida in Light Seafoam
  • cotton embroidery floss as listed in color key


Clickhere to download the FREE instructions for this design. You will needthe Adobe Reader to view and print this file. If you have trouble downloadingthis file and would like us to send you a printed copy send a #10 SASE to:Freshwater Fish, P.O. Box 1258, Parkersburg, WV 26102.