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How to Stitch a Single Cross Stitch - From Start to Finish

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Secure the End of the Floss
Secure the Floss

Secure the Floss

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On the back of the hoop, use your needle to drag the "tail" of the floss under the loop formed by the back of the stitch. Gently tighten the floss to secure the end under the loop.

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