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Free Cross Stitch Chart
The Dolphins free cross stitch chart was stitched using two strands of Anchor stranded cotton for the cross stitch and the backstitch.
This free chart is for your personal use only. It is protected by copyright and may not be reproduced or used for commercial purposes.
|Free Cross Stitch Chart |
Light grey (shade 343) is used for the dolphin's back, with a contrasting "stripe" of dark grey (921). Dark grey is also used for his flippers, fin and tail.
Pale grey-blue (1031) is used for his underbelly.
Medium turquoise-blue (1038), blue (146), turquoise blue (161) and pale turquoise-blue (9159) are used for the sea.
There are "splashes of water" throughout the design, which are stitched in pale turquoise-blue and white (1).
The outline is backstitched with 2 strands of light navy (1036).
|Free Cross Stitch Chart Key |
Materials RequiredThe threads required for our free cross stitch Dolphins chart are Anchor stranded cotton shades 343, 921, 1, 1031, 1038, 146, 161, 9159 and 1036. You will also need a piece of 14 count white aida fabric size 7 x 5.5" (18 x 14 cm) and a size 24 tapestry needle.
For general stitching instructions, please click cross stitch and backstitch, or for more detailed instructions on how to work fractional stitches click part stitches.
|The Completed Dolphins Cross Stitch|
You can see the free cross stitch dolphins chart stitched on the right.
We mounted it in an 8" x 6" white greetings card, but it is also suitable for framing as a small picture.
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