True Love Blackwork

By  Elizabeth Almond 

approx. finished size: 6-1/8"x6-1/8"; stitch count: 86 w x 86 h

  • True Love Blackwork


  • 13”x13” White 28-count Evenweave
  • 6-strand Embroidery Floss (DMC)
  • 6-strand Metallic Embroidery Floss (DMC)
  • Mill Hill Glass Seed Bead (2011) (Wichelt Imports, Inc.)

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Backstitch: 1 strand
Double Cross-stitch Over Two: 2 strands
Eyelet Stitch Over Four: 2 strands
Kloster Block Over Four: 1 strand
Darning Heart Over Two: 1 strand
Star Stitch: 1 strand

Pattern - True Love Blackwork

  • 1. Stitch design, starting from the center of design working outwards.
  • 2. Backstitch outlines after cross-stitch has been completed to give a neater finish.
  • 3. Add beads after embroidery has been completed.