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In traditional folk embroidery, particularly that from the island of Crete, mermaids and other mythical creatures abound. This stately mermaid is depicted holding a leafy frond in either hand and is worked in a traditional color palette of red, blue, gold, and green.


Finished size of embroidery (exclusive of finishing): 7 x 7-1/2 inches

Stitch count: 92 x 103 sts/3336 total sts


You Will Need:

One 14x14” piece 26 ct counted thread fabric (photos show our Traditional Groundcloth)

DMC Floss:  

6 yds 355 terra cotta

4 yds 469 avocado green

4 yds 832 golden olive

4 yds 739 ecru

3 yds 924 teal

1 yd 21 light alizarin

1 yd 598 turquoise


Also available as a Kit or Paper Pattern.

Minoan Mermaid Download pattern

SKU: 501602

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