Thank you to everyone who took part in my little cross stitch guessing game. I had lots of fun reading your guesses. You’re all completely mad! (I mean that in the most complimentary possible way, of course.) Before I get on with revealing the answer, here are your guesses from the third and final round. The picture I gave you to work with was this:
First to enter a guess was Elaine, who thought it was “a fair-haired child in a blue coat pushing a sled”. Close, Elaine. Very close!
Katrin thought it was “a dinosaur who wants to jump on a sled”. Unfortunately not, although I think that would make a great Christmas card for a small boy!
Polly guessed “a Smurf sledding”. Apparantly the merest hint of blue has all my readers obsessing about Smurfs 😉
Steffi agreed with Elaine: “a child (girl?) pulling a sled”. That little word “pulling” brought Steffi even closer to the right answer than Elaine, but still not quite there.
Becster also agreed with Elaine (but didn’t mention whether the child was pushing or pulling the sled).
And finally, Charlotte came up with the very creative idea of “a superhero flying on a sled with his (or her) cape flapping in the wind”. I like this guess, but unfortunately it’s not the right answer.
And now, here’s what I was really stitching:
A snowman, wearing a blue coat and pulling a sled (I just realised I forgot to backstitch the rope he’s pulling it by!). The yellow that fooled you all into thinking it was a fair-haired child actually belongs to his hat! I hope you all enjoyed my little game. Maybe we can do it again some time 🙂
20 thoughts on “Guess the Christmas cross stitch: The solution”
A snowman! DUH! cannot believe I couldn’t see that before!
It’s coming along beautifully 🙂
Feeling robbed of Smurf sperm. Maybe you can work it in next year. Or for Valentine’s Day or something 😉
Great job by the way! It looks really good 🙂
It’s not my fault you lot all have a Smurf fetish 😉
Thanks 🙂 The eyes were the worst part. Took me about four tries! I hate French knots!
Me too. Or at least I’m sure I would if I was in any way creative 😉
hahaha now that you show it, it seems so obvious. Whoops! x
Haha, fantastic! I love this game! Hope you will play it again! 🙂 A dinosaur is similar to a snowman, isn’t it? 🙂
Oh yes, totally similar 😉
I love this, you are so talented! I keep meaning to get into cross stitching … maybe one day!
Thank you! Cross stitch is pretty easy otherwise I wouldn’t be able to do it 😉
Ah, damn. So close,…
Yay! It’s so pretty.
I’ve loved these posts…might just have to try something similar myself! X
Ooh, yes. Do! I would love to try my hand at guessing 😀
LOl, thanks 😉
Pfft I still think a superhero would have been good!
It’s pretty adorable though!
LOLl a superhero would have been cool. Maybe I’ll have to design one 😉
A snowman didn’t cross my mind! Very cute picture. 🙂
Haha didn’t even think of a snowman!! Lovely little pattern! Are you making cards?
Yes, all I’m doing at the moment is Christmas cards. There are more similar snowmen I might do (they’re an alphabet really).