Seasonal Bird Series: Cardinal

By  Pamela Kellogg  for  Charles Craft

stitched size: 6-7/8"x2-3/8"; stitch count: 110 w x 39 h

  • Cardinal


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


  • Tapestry needle, #24 (DMC)

Pattern - Seasonal Bird Series: Cardinal

  • 1. To find center of Aida band, fold in half and in half again opposite way. Mark center with contrasting thread.
  • 2. Use two strands of floss to cross stitch, and one strand to back stitch and make French knots.