This cross stitch pattern from artist Jessie Willcox Smith shows Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates, and his sister skating the frozen canals in Holland. Hans' family was poor and he could only have wooden skates that he carved himself. Obviously, metal are better and then story explains what happens with his skates.
FORMAT: there are two kinds of charts:
1. A black and white chart with symbols
2. A color chart with symbols
FLOSS: 39 DMC colors
STITCHES: full cross stitches only, no back or half cross
SIZE: on 14 to the inch canvas, this pattern is 13.20" x 14.3"//centimeters:33.5 x 36.3
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PRINTING SIZE: this pattern is made to be printed on standard 8.5"x11" paper
List of floss colors with required amounts included.
THIS IS NOT A KIT!!! This is a pattern ONLY - floss and fabric are NOT included!
Please know that colors on monitors, tablets and phone often differ slightly from the 'real' colors of DMC so the shades may be a bit different.
This is an INSTANT DOWNLOAD so there is no shipment necessary.
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