Seasonal Bird Series: Robin

Materials

  • White or Ecru Estate Towel with 16-count Aida Band (Charles Craft)
  • 6-strand embroidery floss in colors listed on key

Tools

  • Tapestry needle, #24 (DMC)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print cross-stitch chart and key.

STEP 2

  • To find center of vinyl-weave, fold in half and in half again opposite way. Mark center with contrasting thread.

STEP 3

  • Use two strands of floss to cross-stitch, and one strand to backstitch. For the open down arrow symbol, use one strand each of Anchor 1049 and 1003 or one strand each of DMC 301 and 3853 blended together.

STEP 4

  • Make French knot for robin's eye using one strand floss, wrapped two times.
by Pamela Kellogg for Charles Craft

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/4230/06f4c6de-5f08-4449-959c-a20b9b6ce3f1.pdf



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Robin
Robin