ondori cross stitch transport by Sandra Eterovic, via Flickr

Pixel it! Cross-stitch is a popular form of counted-thread embroidery in which X-shaped stitches in a tiled, raster-like pattern are used to form a picture.

owl cross stich

Garden Grumbles and Cross Stitch Fumbles- The Stitching Shed- Blue Owl Freebie - could be used as a crochet pattern for a blanket

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