Belarusian Breadcloth to Embroider
This square breadcloth, pays homage to the Belarusian flag. The motifs are adapted from the patterned stripe along the banner's flagstaff side. You can stitch the design as charted or adjust the distance between corner motifs to create other table linens.
Finished Size: About 18¼ x 18¼ inches (46 x 46 cm)
Yarn: Presencia Finca Mouline, 6-strand 100% cotton thread, 8¾ yards (8.0 m)/skein, 5 skeins of #1902 Red and 1 skein of #0007 Black
Needles: John James Needles, tapestry size 24 and sharps size 8
Notions: Stretcher bars, snap-together, 8 inches (20.3 cm), 2 pairs
Originally Published: PieceWork March/April 2014