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Monday, March 4, 2013

CRAFTS WITH ANASTASIA - CROSS STITCHED CELTIC KNOT





I haven’t featured a cross stitch pattern in some time. Show off your Irish pride with this quick and easy Celtic knot. The finished size when stitched on 14-ct. fabric is approximately 2-3/8” x 2-3/8”. Use two strands of floss to cross stitch.

I chose three shades of blue green embroidery floss, but feel free to choose any three shades of green you like.

Here are some stitching ideas:

Stitch the design on a piece of perforated paper. Trim the paper to one hole from the cross stitch. Glue on a pin back.

Use waste canvas to embellish the collar of a blouse.

Stitch a row of Celtic knots on a pre-made baby bib, guest towel, sachet, bookmark, napkins, or other ready-to-stitch products available from DMC/Charles Craft.


9 comments:

Kath Marsh said...

Ooooh! Thank you! What a great St. Patrick's Day gift!

ANASTASIA POLLACK said...

Glad you like it, Kath!

Liz said...

Another great idea. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

I like this knot a lot! Is it a unique design? I haven't seen it anywhere else. The reason I ask is because I'd like to use it in a knitting pattern.

ANASTASIA POLLACK said...

Hi Anonymous--
The design is my own. Feel free to use it in your knitting if you're making something for yourself. However, if you mean you'd like to use it in a pattern book you intend to sell, I'm afraid that's not possible. It's a copyrighted design.

Anonymous said...

Hi again, Anastasia. Since my original question posted on March 14 about your design, I've found this same knot on a pendant (http://store.rosaryworkshop.com/product.php?xProd=7332&xSec=26) which leads me to believe the knot is not your design, just the chart. Is that correct? That was my original question that I may not have clearly stated. Sorry about that. I'm interested in using the knot, not the chart. Thx again :)

ANASTASIA POLLACK said...

Anonymous, the cross stitch design is my copyright. So you can't stitch the charted design onto items to sell or use the charted design in any way that monetizes it. If you want to create your own chart from the Celtic design in the link you provided, you have the right to do that.

Hope that explains it better.

Beaj said...

Thanks for the Great design...:)

ANASTASIA POLLACK said...

Thanks, Beaj!