Paulette said she wanted to do something that could pass for the holidays, but could also be left out year-round, and this is what she came up with! Who doesn't love a bells-and-tassles-bedecked llama, as long as you stand about 30 feet back? And better yet, who doesn't love a bee that is unafraid of a few snow flurries?
Stitch count: 54w x 90h
Fabric used: 36 ct. Winter Brew by R&R Reproductions
Weeks Dye Works in Onyx, Parchment, Garrison Green, Crimson, and Grits.
Classic Colorworks in Stepping Stones, Nature Trail, and Hickory Sticks.
DMC in 435, 927, 632, 950, 3787, and 3859. (DMC was used instead of overdyed floss for these colors because of the low number of stitches used; a conversion to all DMC is also provided.)
Stitches used: cross stitch over 2 linen threads, cross stitch over 1 linen threads on the llamas' eyes and snouts, some long-stitches and back-stitches.