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How to create an oversized cross stitch

Create an Oversized Cross Stitch

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I'm starting with an unpainted pegboard for a more natural feel. This project does require knowing how to cross stitch and back stitch. Neither are hard!! Want to learn? Request a guide! \u263a\ufe0f

I'm starting with an unpainted pegboard for a more natural feel. This project does require knowing how to cross stitch and back stitch. Neither are hard!! Want to learn? Request a guide! ☺️

Draw your design out on graph paper. Center by counting the number of squares of the design and the size of the pegboard.

Draw your design out on graph paper. Center by counting the number of squares of the design and the size of the pegboard.

I used this free back stitch cursive alphabet.

I used this free back stitch cursive alphabet.

I'm using a small crochet hook as a needle. I tied a knot around the shaft near the hook to begin.

I'm using a small crochet hook as a needle. I tied a knot around the shaft near the hook to begin.

Create a large knot on a long piece of yarn and pull through.

Create a large knot on a long piece of yarn and pull through.

Begin to back stitch just like you would with Aida and a needle.

Begin to back stitch just like you would with Aida and a needle.

See?? There's the "s"!!

See?? There's the "s"!!

Continue your stitching.

Continue your stitching.

This is what the back should look like. If/when you run out of yarn simply thread the hook/needle through a section on the back to secure the yarn. Pull off of hook/needle and repeat the beginning.

This is what the back should look like. If/when you run out of yarn simply thread the hook/needle through a section on the back to secure the yarn. Pull off of hook/needle and repeat the beginning.

Like so.

Like so.

Keep going till you complete your design!! I created this if I ever need signage at a flea market for my etsy shop "stitchin good". Thanks for viewing!

  • 1.0 Pegboard (use any size)
  • 1.0 2.5mm crochet hook or large darning needle
  • Paint (if you choose to paint your pegboard)
  • Yarn (any color)
  • Graph Paper
  • Pen