There was something almost comforting about pea-soupers, those dense fogs in 1950s English cities caused by smoke from houses and factories. We remember the stillness as traffic was brought to a crawl, the fun in peering to make out the edge of the road, the headlights piercing the gloom.
From the Heritage Stitchcraft Silhouette series, this sepia toned picture shows a London routemaster bus at a bus stop, an inspector waving his torch in the fog.
Two charts are provided in an A4 booklet, one of the cross stitch which completely covers the fabric and one of the backstitch which is added afterwards. The design is 70 stitches square and could be tackled by a beginner.
The kit contains:-
14 count Aida;
11 shades of DMC stranded cottons sorted onto cards;
a needle, charts and general instructions.
Nominal size: approx. 13 cm (W) X 13 cm (H) (5 X 5 in)
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