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Holiday Greeting Cards
Lion Brand® Vanna's Glamour® - Vanna's Choice® - Hometown USA®
Pattern Number: 90662AD Add a personal touch to the holiday season by crafting your own Christmas cards! Featured in December 2009 BK4K.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Varies

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

861-113 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Ruby Red

Bright scarlet red with ruby sparkle


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (A)

861-100 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Diamond

Brilliant white with silver sparkle


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (B)

861-150 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Platinum

Medium silver gray with metallic silver


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (C)

861-109 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Sapphire

True navy with blue sparkle


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (D)

860-174 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Olive

Warm medium green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (E)

135-130 Hometown USA Yarn: Green Bay

True kelly green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.29
Note: (F)

135-113 Hometown USA Yarn: Cincinnati Red

True red


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.29
Note: (G)
Additional Materials
Cardstock or stiff paper Large eyed embroidery needle Ruler Compass Craft knife Craft glue Self adhesive stars Blank folded greeting cards, about 3 1/2 in. (9 cm) square
NOTES:
1.

Materials are sufficient for multiple cards.


2.

Tree and Gift Package cards are created by gluing yarn into shapes; Ornament and Initial cards are embroidered.


INSTRUCTIONS



ORNAMENT CARD
Using compass, draw a 1 3/4 in.

(4.5 cm) diameter circle onto front of a folded card.

Sketch a 1/4 x 1/2 in.

(6 x 13 mm) rectangle at top of circle, a small circle on top of rectangle, and a 1/2 in.

(13 mm) band across width of circle.

With C threaded into embroidery needle, work straight stitches over rectangle, small circle and edges of center band.

Embroider straight stitch diagonal lines across center band of circle.

With A threaded into embroidery needle, backstitch around remaining line of circle.

If desired, glue a small piece of paper inside card to cover wrong side of embroidery.



INITIAL CARD
Sketch initial onto front of folded card.

With D, threaded into embroidery needle, backstitch over outline of initial.

If desired, glue a small piece of paper inside card to cover wrong side of embroidery.



TREE CARD
Mark a 1 1/2 x 3 in.

(3.8 x 7.5 cm) rectangle onto cardstock.

Lightly apply glue within marked rectangle.

Adhere alternating short lengths of F and E to glued rectangle.

Allow to dry.

When dry, cut out rectangle along marked line.

On reverse side of rectangle, mark centerpoint of one short side for top of tree.

Draw a straight line from each lower corner to marked centerpoint for triangle sides and a straight line from centerpoint to divide triangle in half.

Cut out triangle along marked side lines, then cut in half along center.

Realign the triangle halves and glue to front of a folded card.

Adhere a star to top of tree.



GIFT PACKAGE CARD
Cut a 1 12 in.

(3.8 cm) square from cardstock.

Wrap square with a doubled length of B in one direction.Thread D, doubled, into embroidery needle and weave over and under B strands.

Glue square onto center of folded card.

Glue a length of G across center of square and a small bow of G onto top of square.

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