The cardinal is one of North America's most iconic birds, with it's unmistakable scarlet plumage and distinctive crest. Cardinals are also a popular theme for Christmas cards and decorations.
• Stitch count: 44 x 46
• Size on 16/32 count fabric: 2.8 x 2.9 inches (7 x 7.5cm)
• Threads: DMC stranded cotton
• Technique: whole cross stitch and backstitch detail on eye
Pattern file includes black and white symbol charts, colour symbol charts, symbol key and colour image of finished design for reference.
The second file includes basic instructions and stitching tips.
(c) Karen Eley/The Hawthorn Tree 2018