Season of Love

approx. size: 7-3/8"x16"; stitch count: 119 w x 256 h


  • 14”x22” Blue Silk 32-count Linen (Wichelt Imports, Inc.)
  • 6-strand Embroidery Floss (DMC)
  • Blending Filament (032) (Kreinik Mfg. Co., Inc.)

Stitch Types

Backstitch/Straight Stitch : 1 strand
Blended Needle : 1 strand each color
Cross-stitch : 2 strands
French Knot : 1 strand wrapped two times
Petite Cross-stitch : 1 strand


  • 1. Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads.
  • 2. Stitch lettering and star over one thread.
  • 3. Stitch tiny snowflakes with blend of one strand DMC 3865, Snow White and one strand of Kreinik Pearl Blending Filament #032.
  • 4. When piece is completed, embellish star and snow with one strand of Kreinik Pearl Blending Filament, stitching a cross stitch over every three or four stitches over existing cross stitches.

by Janis Lockhart

Pattern - Season of Love


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