First Snow Cross Stitch Sampler Pattern


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This past summer, a little bird stepped onto my finger. It was such a magical moment that I have thought of it many times since. It inspired this little — albeit, wintry — piece. I hope it brings a bit of magic into your life this season, too.

This piece is stitched on 32-count linen (that's 16 stitches per inch) with two-plies of DMC six-ply cotton embroidery floss.

Finished size of design area: 6"w x 9"h (15cm x 23cm); 104 stitches wide x 144 high on 32-count fabric

You will need:

  • One 14" x 16" (36cm x 41cm) piece of 32-count linen in Star Sapphire by Wichelt
  • (55) 24" (61cm) lengths of various colors of DMC 6-ply cotton embroidery floss
  • Stitching instructions
  • Illustrated stitch tutorial for special stitch
  • Color cross-stitch chart with symbols
  • One piece of chipboard for creating a floss organizer
  • #24 tapestry needle(s) for cross stitch
  • Embroidery scissors
  • 4" (10cm) embroidery hoop
  • Frame and framing supplies

To learn how to do counted cross stitch, please click here.

For help with framing your finished piece yourself, please click here.

Please note: This pattern is available as a downloadable PDF pattern only. You will need Adobe Reader to view and print this pattern on your home computer.