Celtic Wedding sampler cross stitch kit details
Celtic Wedding sampler to commemorate a special day.
The Celtic Wedding Sampler cross stitch kit contains top quality materials.
The pack has Zweigart fabric, DMC thread, needle, full instructions and a clear colour chart.
For a personal touch a completion slip adds your name and date to the back of your work.
Add your own names and date of the marriage from the chart included.
A thread organiser contains the ready sorted colours for you to stitch away without delay !
with a clear colour chart with symbols
If you prefer to use your own materials the chart only pack provides the colour pattern with full instructions.
Stitches – Whole cross stitch, backstitch
Ability – For stitchers with some experience
Fabric – 14 ivory aida
Size – 23 x 18 cms (9.25 x 7″)
Item no – LTS-53
The origin of the phrase ‘Tying the knot’
The origin of this expression could be derived from an actual knot used in marriage ceremonies or it could be merely symbolic of a lasting unity. Knots have a place in the folklore of many cultures and usually symbolize unbreakable pledges. Actual knots have been used in marriage ceremonies for some time and the tradition of trying the wrists of the bride and groom with twine continues today in marriages ceremonie. The word ‘knot’, although not in the phrase ‘tie the knot’, has been associated with marriage since at least the 13th century. The Legend of St. Katherine, circa 1225 used the Middle English ‘cnotte’, that is, ‘knot’, to mean ‘the tie or bond of wedlock; the marriage or wedding knot’: