Sticking It Out

Stitch this whimsical giraffe as a gentle reminder to “Stick your neck out” for the important things in life.


  • Wichelt Imports 28-count Antique Copper Hand-dyed Jobelan,9”x11”
  • The Gentle Arts 6-Strand Hand-dyed Sampler Threads
  • The Gentle Arts 6-Strand Hand-dyed Shaker Threads

Stitch Types

Backstitch : 1 strand
Cross-stitch : 2 strands
Petite Stitch : 2 strands

Basic Supplies



  • Embroidery needle


  • Size / Stitch Count
  • 1. Approximate finished size: 2-3/4” w x 4-1/2”; Stitch count: 39 w x 63 h;
  • Sticking It Out
  • 1. Print cross-stitch chart and key.
  • 2. Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads using two strands thread. Petite Cross-stitches are stitched over one thread using two strands thread.
  • 3. Backstitch design using one strand thread as indicated on chart.

by Janis Lockhart for Cross-Point Designs

Pattern - Sticking It Out


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