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Monday, March 3, 2014

Cool Cardinal

Zero with a hundred percent probability
is cool, man, cool,
even when you're wearing your red flannels.
Air traffic's grounded,
feeding station's socked in.
You can't stuff your gizzard in a blizzard,
so how do you survive?
Hunker up and sit it out,
rationing your reserves,
moderating your metabolism.
To put it another way,
when there's snow on the roof,
how do you keep a fire in the furnace?
Cool it, man.

 ...Charles Harper

 Harper in Stitches' Cool Cardinal
Started:  11/21/13
Finished:  3/2/14 
Fabric:  32-count gray linen, 2 over 2
Threads:  DMC 310, 317, 326, 498, 783, B5200(!)

If anyone would like this chart,
please let me know in a comment on this post.
If more than one person is interested,
I'll have a little drawing sometime next week.

Thanks for visiting! 

14 comments:

Melody said...

Hi! What a great finish! I love the cardinal. Congrats to you.

Melissa said...

Oh this is so cute! Will you be framing it soon, or finish it in some other way?

I would love a chance to stitch this, thanks!

Bev said...

your finish is so cute x

Chris said...

Lovely finish! Perfect for today's winter blast :)

Moonsilk Stitches said...

This is really a "cool" design, well done!

Busy Lizzie said...

very cute, well done.

Julie said...

He's lovely!

Giovanna said...

Congrats on the finish - he's gorgeous! I'd love a chance in the draw, please. Thanks for the opportunity.

averyclaire.org said...

He has SO MUCH personality! Love it. Great design. Great addition to your collection of cardinals!

Pat said...

Congrats on the finish, looks great!

stitchersanon said...

Wow, very cute finish!

Happy Baker said...

I love the cardinal, it came out really nice! A job well done again....

CalamityJr said...

Please include me in your drawing. You've stitched this so beautifully, I'd like to try to do as well!

Sally said...

Cute cardinal!