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Poppy the Penguin: Adorable Cross-Stitch Pattern

penguin cross-stitch pattern pink, white, black, yellow threads on grey fabric in white frame

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ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN ADORABLE CROSS-STITCH DESIGN FOR A SPECIAL LITTLE SOMEONE?  MEET POPPY THE PENGUIN, PERFECT FOR ANY NURSERY!

If you are looking for the perfect gift for a baby shower or a nursery in your own home, the Poppy the Penguin cross-stitch pattern might be just the right fit!

Poppy is ready for winter in her cute toque and matching scarf, and she’s showing her heart to you, or whoever gets to see her in a nursery or bedroom.  She’s just adorable and waiting to take her place on the wall.

Let’s take a closer look!

 

 

About the POPPY THE PENGUIN Cross Stitch Pattern

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Finished Design Size: This pattern measures 5.0″ x 8.3″ (12.7 x 21.0 cm) unframed when stitched on 14-count Aida cloth
  • Stitches Used: full cross-stitches only

This easy pattern is a wonderful project for beginner stitchers.  There are no half-stitches, knots or backstitching.

 

In this video, I highlight my Fall Pumpkin cross-stitch pattern, but you can see what is included in each of my patterns!

Be sure to get all the details here in my YouTube video:

 

Materials and Tools

This pattern requires the following materials. 

Fabric: This pattern was designed using 14-count Aida as the fabric.  You can choose any colour you like, but white or a very light fabric would be best to ensure there is no colour showing through under the white threads.

Threads: DMC is my absolutely go-to for floss, but of course, you can choose the brand you love most.  There are a number of online tools that will convert the numbers to the brand of your choice.  

    • DMC BLANC – White
    • DMC 310 – Black
    • DMC 604 – Cranberry light
    • DMC 818 – Baby Pink
    • DMC 3689 – Mauve light
    • DMC 972 – Canary deep

 

A note about the threads in this pattern.  You can choose NOT to use the white thread if you use a white Aida cloth.  You could even change the colour of the scarf and hat!  If that sounds good to you, be sure to keep an eye out for Poppy’s brother Percy, coming soon!

 

 

Needles

Embroidery Scissors

Embroidery Hoop 

Highlighter or Marking Pen

Magnifier or Light

 

 

Get the POPPY THE PENGUIN Counted Cross Stitch Pattern

This cute and cozy pattern is available in my shop here: POPPY THE PENGUIN CROSS STITCH PATTERN

You can also find it on Etsy: POPPY THE PENGUIN CROSS STITCH PATTERN.  Please note – my Etsy shop name is different than my website!  On Etsy, I am CrissCrossQuilter.  It’s a long story which I may share one day!

 


 

Want to remember this?  Save “Poppy the Penguin: Adorable Cross-Stitch Pattern” to your favourite Pinterest boards!

 

penguin cross-stitch pattern pink, white, black, yellow threads on grey fabric in white frame

 

 

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