Avlea cross stitch kit Easter Basket cover
An intricate central stylized cross is outlined with a lovely border featuring checkerboard detailing and two cross motifs. The central cross employs backstitches to add intricacy and interest. Worked in the traditional bright red, this design is shown worked as for a Pascha (Easter) basket cover, a tradition in Orthodox Christian lands in which families bring a basket of celebratory foods to be blessed and shared following the midnight Resurrection service. Pascha basket covers are treasured heirlooms in many families and this beautiful design is lovely worked for your family or as a gift.
Finished size (exclusive of finishing): 13x13”
Stitch count: 197 x 197/8760 sts/1028 backstitches
My high quality kits come with everything you need to make the embroidery--Mikini 30ct 100% cotton, DMC floss, full color SOC (symbol-on-chart) pattern, along with a John James size 24 tapestry needle. The raw edges of the fabric are serged for your convenience, so you can start stitchi