Seasonal Bird Series: Robin

By  Pamela Kellogg  for  Charles Craft

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

  • Robin


  • 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: Robin

  • 1. Print cross-stitch chart and key.
  • 2. To find center of vinyl-weave, fold in half and in half again opposite way. Mark center with contrasting thread.
  • 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.
  • 4. Make French knot for robin's eye using one strand floss, wrapped two times.