Embroidered with left-over DMC yarn on linen canvas (8 threads per cm.) Use as many scraps of yarn as possible. Divide into warm and cold colors. Made with three threads in the needle – whole and half cross stitches and contour stitches.
Paper snakes are a favorite Christmas decoration in Denmark. We know them as “musetrapper” (mouse stairs).
Napkin (21½ x 21½ cm): Embroidered with contour stitches on 8 thread linen canvas using one thread in the needle.
Bookmark (26 x 5 cm): Embroidered with cross stitches and back stitches on 8 thread linen canvas using one thread in the needle.
I have used flora-cotton, but any yarn and color can be used.