This digital blackwork pattern is the first in the Crystal Ornament Series. A 4" x 4" perfect square, this ornament is based off of a stained glass window pane featuring what look like miniature crystals. It also reminds us of a delicate piece of frosted glass in the winter time.
Stitch Count: 56 x 56
Size: 4" high x 4" wide when stitched
Fabric: 14 count Aida or 28 count Evenweave
Thread: Traditionally DMC 310 but please get creative!
Needle: A size 26 tapestry needle is perfect but any should work
File will be sent to you in PDF format after the transaction has been completed. File includes large, easy to read print and clear instructions.
History: Blackwork is a historical form of counted embroidery work that was typically used to adorn the cuffs and collars of fine clothing. True blackwork was completely reversible so even if the cuff was flipped inside out, it would look the same. This series of patterns uses backstitch and are not designed to be truly reversible – just fun, easy (but intricate) stitching! Enjoy!