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Yule Trees  0

Hello stitchers! I had a whirlwind trip to go visit family for Thanksgiving, and several other family events. One of these events was our annual gingerbread house making night. This year I thought ahead, although no one remembered to get me blue candy I got there early and took all blue before anyone could stop me.
I think she turned out ok.


Since it is officially Christmas season, I have brought you several versions of Yule trees. I have cross stitch and knit stitch squares so all of you can get into the spirit.



Curly Snow Ornament Tree Knit
Curly Snow Ornament Tree Cross Stitch

Curly Tree Silver Knit
Curly Tree Silver Cross Stitch


Curly Tree Snow Knit
Curly Tree Snow Cross Stitch


Curly Tree Knit
Curly Tree Cross Stitch

Classic Tree Knit

The Dala Horse, and some local fun  1

Hello! Hope you are keeping warm (or cool in the Southern Hemisphere)! I’m rather afraid to look outside, myself. I went out to a local hand crafted store.┬áThe Weims love going over & playing with everyone’s dogs, so I kinda know a bunch of the guys.

It was a lot of fun and I ran into a random assortment of people I haven’t seen in awhile. Here are some pics

Love these little guys!

This was the first thing in the gallery I could see & probably my favorite gallery piece there. He’s cute in a creepy kind of way.

Sorry I haven’t made a post in over a week, I am always making presents full-time in December and I injured myself last week, so I’m a bit behind on my pattern making. I’m clumsy, it’s genetic.

I found this great Swedish tradition of the Dala Horse, on my holiday Internet adventures.


They are super cute (and the nerd in me loves the historical significance) so I decided to try and make some patterns. It was a lot more challenging than I thought it would be. I made them as large washcloth patterns and a pillow, but they could also be used for simple cross stitch ornaments as well. Great for some hand made Christmas or Yule presents!



Dala Horse – Flower Pillow

Dala Horse – String Washcloth

Dala Horse – Dual Washcloth

Dala Horse – Stripe Washcloth

Dala Horse – Snowflakes Washcloth

Dala Horse – Flake Washcloth

Dala Horse – Flower Washcloth

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