The Long-Armed Smyrna Cross Stitch
is a variation of the Smyrna Cross Stitch
that incorporates a petite upright cross stitch
laid over a cross stitch
stitched over two squares of Aida fabric.
Graphic © Connie G. Barwick
The stitch may be done with one or two colors of floss. The Long-Armed Smyrna Stitch is versatile and may be used to create borders or as a substitute for cross stitch in small motifs.
Suggested Practice Patterns: