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Note using different color for perpendicular threads as design detail, not just to clarify the steps for illustration.

Note using different color for perpendicular threads as design detail, not just to clarify the steps for illustration.

This is taken from cross stitch patterns that are done monochromatically, but I chose to do it in color.

This is taken from cross stitch patterns that are done monochromatically, but I chose to do it in color.

A brief tutorial on how to alter the colors in a cross stitch chart if the "official" ones don't suit your needs.

cross stitch charts: yes, you can change the colors :-)

A brief tutorial on how to alter the colors in a cross stitch chart if the "official" ones don't suit your needs.

Ladybug Chart pattern by Annie Brunet - duplicate stitching for your knitting projects

Ladybug Chart pattern by Annie Brunet - duplicate stitching for your knitting projects

Panda plastic bead or cross stitch pattern

Panda plastic bead or cross stitch pattern

Easy Tulip Cross Stitch Pattern, plus a topiary and Mackintosh roses (also small)

Basic Turban Crochet Pattern

Easy Tulip Cross Stitch Pattern, plus a topiary and Mackintosh roses (also small)

Roodborstje fair isle knit chart

Roodborstje fair isle knit chart

I've found an interesting technique for crocheting reversible afghans... I think this would make a good pattern for that. Yes?

Crochet

I've found an interesting technique for crocheting reversible afghans... I think this would make a good pattern for that. Yes?

embroidered birds

embroidered birds

cross stitch heart - Google Search

cross stitch heart - Google Search

Sue Stone Amazing portrait in embroidery with just plain stitches.

Sue Stone Amazing portrait in embroidery with just plain stitches.

A few stitches and some fabric scraps

A few stitches and some fabric scraps

Fabric birds with lovely stitching...

Fabric birds with lovely stitching...

Daisy Color Chart for Cross-Stitch For my Bee keepers hexi-puff

Crochet

Daisy Color Chart for Cross-Stitch For my Bee keepers hexi-puff