Starting the last ten uncovered previously by my patterns Nordic runes, is Ansuz – the rune of Odin, the rune of power and leadership.
Ansuz in the A of the Nordic runic alphabet, and stands for Odin, the ancestral god, who is said to give first humans the gifts of life and intelligence (this is why Ansuz is sometimes called Odin’s breath). This is the rune of wisdom, that governs our abilities to put things in order and name them. And because according to many ancient myths knowing the true name of something or someone gives us power over this thing or person, Ansuz is also a rune of great power. But always remember, that with great power comes great responsibility 😉
Rune Ansuz (Odin’s breath) free cross stitch pattern
Pattern size: 36w X 49h stitches, 8 colors
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Hooray! Today is the great day when I have made the two remaining letters in the Fairy Alphabet series. Yes, the Fairy Alphabet is now complete! 🙂 You can see the full list of charts in this post.
As for today, here are the letters X and Z. The fairy from Alpha asked me to place her on the Z pattern too, and I could not refuse 🙂
Fairy Alphabet X
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Well, it’s Fairy Alphabet time again 🙂 With T, W, and Q done today, I have only two letters left and will probably finish the entire series next week. 🙂
Fairy Alphabet Q cross stitch pattern
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More Fairy Alphabet patterns! Today I’m filling the gaps in the completed letters list and making the letters J, K, and P. Only five to go! 🙂
Fairy Alphabet J cross stitch pattern
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These three letters were requested by LLONA a couple of days ago. So here they are, brand new and waiting to be stitched!
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This one is for Karen and her granddaughter Violet. Enjoy!
Fairy Alphabet V – free cross stitch charts
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Another small alphabet with rainbow colored letters. Enjoy!
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Have you noticed, that there is a new sub-category in the Patterns section of the blog? It’s called Alphabets, and if I started it, I should as well populate it 🙂 So here is a nice and simple alphabet in black and yellow, with some busy bees flying around the letters. The yellow patches on the letters represent honeycombs.
You can stitch it as a sampler, or use any letters (and bees) separately to make names or quotes.
Busy Bee alphabet sampler
Colors: black, yellow. Stitches used: full cross stitches, back stitches (bee wings)
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This alphabet can be used as a sampler of stitched in random order. It is my little tribute to the notorious work of Kazimir Malevitch, The Black Square. Well, if Malevitch was a type-face designer, he would probably create a font like this one 🙂 Every letter in this alphabet is black and square (surprise!).
Malevitch cross stitch alphabet
Size (each letter): 9 x 9 stitches, 1 color.
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Special update for Bethany!
Fairy alphabet H cross stitch chart
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