Coming close here to the finish of the Celtic Monograms for Hand Embroidery series, here is the letter Y. Only one more to go!!!
If you would like suggestions for stitching these monograms, including what stitches and threads to use, please visit the “A” in this alphabet. There, you’ll find some more detail on the monograms. You’ll also see how the inside areas between the loose knotwork is supposed to be shaded with a kind of “stippled” effect (easy to accomplish using seed stitch or French knots).
Here’s the small Y:
And here’s the large Y:
For the rest of this alphabet or for other monograms, please visit my list of monograms here on Needle ‘n Thread. You’ll also find plenty of other hand embroidery patterns here, if you’re looking for something more to do with your needle and thread!
Favorite Monograms – PDF Collection
You’ll find this complete alphabet – along with 15 other decorative alphabets – all in one place in Favorite Monograms, a downloadable PDF collection of 16 monogram alphabets perfect for hand embroidery and other crafts.
In the photo above, you can see samples of each alphabet available in Favorite Monograms.
Each letter in each alphabet in Favorite Monograms has been carefully traced into a clean line drawing that can be easily enlarged or reduced on a home printer or a photocopier.
The 16-alphabet collection is delivered as via a download link to your inbox shortly after purchase, so that you can begin creating right away! Priced at less than $1.00 per complete alphabet, monogram lovers can’t go wrong with this collection!