St. Brigid’s Cross

Materials

  • Chenille stems, 12: white (or in colors of choice)
  • Ribbon, four 8” lengths of each: orange, green

Tools

  • Scissors
  • Ruler

Directions

STEP 1

  • Position one chenille stem flat on work surface. Bend second chenille stem around center of first chenille stem, forming 90º angle.

STEP 2

  • Turn chenille stems so bent chenille stem is now at top of cross.

STEP 3

  • Bend third chenille stem around center of chenille stems, forming 90º angle.

STEP 4

  • Rotate chenille stems again so third chenille stem is at top and second chenille stem is rotated to left.

STEP 5

  • Continue pattern, adding total of 12 chenille stems, for woven center square. See photo.

STEP 6

  • Trim chenille stems even. Measure and cut four 8” lengths from orange and green ribbons. Gather each point of cross; wrap ribbon around ends and tie bow.
St. Brigids Cross
St. Brigids Cross