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I am a Ph.D. student who knits and otherwise crafts in her spare (ha!) time. I absolutely adore knitting. I have been knitting for pretty much all my life; I first learned in the second grade, when ...

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An Urban Council

from Purple Stitching
(10) Name: 'Embroidery : An Urban Council
An Urban Council

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Counted Cross Stitch

Pattern Description:

Cross stitch this painting by Herbert William Weekes in which donkeys, chickens, and ducks meet to discuss the happenings on the farm. The pattern includes instructions, thread requirements, key, and symbol chart for 125 colors of DMC embroidery floss. When stitched on 18-count Aida, the final design will be 12" x 18". This pattern uses only full cross stitches.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 12" x 18"


  • DMC Embroidery Floss
  • 18-Count Aida
  • Tapestry Needle