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FREE American Snowman Pattern

FREE American Snowman Pattern
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American Snowman

by Pam Kellogg
skill level:  intermediate


Brightenup your holiday stitching season with this adorable country-style snowman! His snow covered body glistens with the realism of the cheerful season as he joyfully 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 uses Braid, Cord, & Blending Filament in a medley of fun sizes and colors to help you create a picture full of texture and dimension.


The following Instructions were not included in the PDF from Kreinik but were included in the text on their site.  You will need need them  

"This design is cross stitched over two threads on 25-ct Lugana fabric using one strand of Braid or two strands of cotton floss according to color key.
When Blending Filament is used, work with two strands floss plus one strand Blending Filament 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 •)
—eyes and buttons: 1 strand/2 wraps DMC white

Materials needed:

  • Cross Stitch Fabric - Size  69 x 72 Stitch Count (14 ct fabric = 5" x 5-1/4")
  • Kreinik Blending Filament - 001
  • Kreiinik Cord - 102C
  • Kreinik #4 - 210
  • Kreinik #8 - 332. 1432
  • Kreinik #12 - 210
  • DMC Floss (Blanc, 304, 310, 311, 312, 317, 321, 322, 334, 336, 413, 414, 437, 498, 666, 712, 738, 739, 814, 815, 816, 823, 3325, 3705, 3755, 3799, 3801, 3841, 3865

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