Monday, September 28, 2020

The Stockings Were Hung- Barnyard Christmas Freebie

Are you ready for another Barnyard Christmas freebie? This is #9 in the series and is called "The Stockings Were Hung" . 

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This little stitch is inspired directly from the farm.  No farm would be complete without a a kitty or two . This little cat is sitting on the fence which is all adorned with stockings waiting to be filled. I modeled my kitty after, Kat, who was gray in color, but this Christmas cat would look fantastic in any color. 

If you look carefully we will even see a little mouse stirring around in the snow. He is waiting for Santa too. 
These are small  ornaments which means quick stitches. The design size measures 31 x 31 which on 14 count aida that would be 2 1/4" x 2  1/4".  I stitched both of mine on 14 count aida. One was on tea/coffee dyed aida,   and the other was dyed with Rit Emerald Green. 
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If you are interested in stitching this little piece the pdfs are below. Because I am not tech savvy , they are in several downloads. 

For the instructions pdf, click here .

For the color chart, click here.

For the black and white symbol chart, click here

Here is the collection of ornaments so far.  I have completed 2 of each and can not wait to start decorating the tree come Christmas time. If you have missed any of these , you can click on the names below , and the link will direct you to the post with the designs. Some are pdfs ; some are not but they can be saved to your device to be printed.  They are-
Chicken Sled,  Santa's Ride ,  Special Delivery Christmas BarnChristmas BucketChristmas Tractor , Santa on the Farm, and Mrs. Claus on the Farm  .

I hope you decide to add "The Stockings Were Hung " to your Christmas stitch list. Have a lovely day and as always...
Happy stitching

I would love to hear from you. You can always leave a message for me here or direct message me on Instagram and of course I would love to see your stitch. Just use #pinkernpunkinquilting .  

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  1. As a cat person, I love this cutie, Melisa! Amazing how many designs you've charted in this short time :) Happy October to you!

  2. Melisa,
    Thanks so much for your sweet comments on my posts....I just posted the rest of my Kitchen last night.... I so wish I was able to do this type of stitchery but i have found some VERY old stamped cross stitch ornaments that I can do and make do I will probably start on them while watching TV in the evening!! I am trying to decide what to do with a fairly large wood sled that Joe bought from the Amish Farmer....Not sure how I want to finish it...I hope you are having a great week!!

  3. Thanks so much for the cute freebie. I'm going to stitch these for next year's Christmas Ornament stitching. Unless, I just can't wait until then!!!

  4. Thank you so much for the gray cat ornament pattern. MY DD and family have a gray cat so I plan to stitch it for them


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