In traditional folk embroidery, particularly that from the island of Crete, mermaids and other mythical creatures abound. This stately mermaid is depicted holding a leafy frond in either hand and is worked in a traditional color palette of red, blue, gold, and green.


Finished size of embroidery (exclusive of finishing): 7 x 7-1/2 inches

Stitch count: 92 x 103 sts/3336 total sts


My high quality kits come with everything you need to make the embroidery in the photos--26 count 100% cotton Traditional Groundcloth (imported from Greece), 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 stitching as soon as you open the kit!


Also available on the Downloads page.

Minoan Mermaid