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!