Sticking It Out

By  Janis Lockhart  for  Cross-Point Designs

Stitch this whimsical giraffe as a gentle reminder to "Stick your neck out" for the important things in life.

  • KO2 out 0809 TCS 001
  • KO2 out 0809 TCS 001


  • Wichelt Imports 28-count Antique Copper Hand-dyed Jobelan,9”x11”
  • The Gentle Arts 6-Strand Hand-dyed Sampler Threads
  • The Gentle Arts 6-Strand Hand-dyed Shaker Threads


  • Embroidery needle

Basic Supplies

  • scissors

Stitch Types

Cross-stitch: 2 strands
Petite Stitch: 2 strands
Backstitch: 1 strand

Pattern - Sticking It Out

  • Size / Stitch Count
  • 1. Approximate finished size: 2-3/4" w x 4-1/2"; Stitch count: 39 w x 63 h;
  • Sticking It Out
  • 1. Print cross-stitch chart and key.
  • 2. Stitch design centered on fabric over two threads using two strands thread. Petite Cross-stitches are stitched over one thread using two strands thread.
  • 3. Backstitch design using one strand thread as indicated on chart.