Ukrainian Red Crisscross Cross Stitch BitKit


I was surprised and delighted to discover this wonderful example of traditional Ukrainian embroidery printed on a simple plastic shopping bag a friend of mine from Kyiv sent me! Its humble origin illustrates how deeply the art of embroidery permeates Ukrainian daily life. This BitKit is available in the traditional red and black colorway along with a blue and black variation for a fresh take on this beautiful design.

Kit includes:

  • full colour SOC (symbol-on-chart) pattern
  • 100% cotton Traditional Groundcloth (imported from Greece)
  • DMC floss
  • John James size 24 tapestry needle 

Kit does NOT include a hoop.

Stitch count: 57 x 91.
Finished size: 5-1/2 x 6-3/4 including hem.
Stitches: 2263.

Made in the United States.