Anyone who loves blackwork embroidery will certainly enjoy this little freebie! :-)
We used it to decorate a thread keeper, but it would also be cute framed, mounted on the lid of a wooden box, or finished as a pincushion.
Here is the chart… Happy stitching!
I LOVE BLACKWORK
Stitch count: 40 width x 40 height
Each square on the graph represents two threads of evenweave fabric or one block of Aida
On 28 ct evenweave fabric (stitched over 2 threads) or 14 ct Aida: 7,3 x 7,3 cm
On 32 ct evenweave fabric (stitched over 2 threads) or 16 ct Aida: 6,35 x 6,35 cm
___ Outlines and text: Holbein Stitch in 2 strands of black stranded cotton
___ Blackwork pattern: Holbein Stitch in 1 strand of black stranded cotton
___ Thread wrapped around the bobbin: Satin Stitch in 2 strands of black stranded cotton