The Miner

The Miner is one of three cross stitch tributes to the coal miner.  This cross stitch design is an adaptation of a vintage World War II Poster.

The coal miner is depicted holding his pick in hand as he stand atop a pile of coal.  He is wearing his carbine lamp

The Miner is stitched on Zweigart Aida 18 white fabric.  The design area is 7-3/4 inches x 11-5/8 inches.  The fabric size is 13 inches x 18 inches. 

The design is stitched using cross stitches and half cross stitches

The colors used are monochromatic.  Threads are DMC or Anchor stranded cotton floss, YLI RibbonFloss and Kreinik metallic Braid.

Be sure to check out Hoot Owl Shift and Miner's Tools.

Design Details: 

Fabric:  Zweigart Aida 18 count – white

Design Area:  7-3/4 inches x 11-5/8 inches. 

Fabric size:  13 inches x 18 inches 


  • DMC or Anchor stranded cotton floss
  • YLI RibbonFloss
  • Kreinik Metallic Braid 

Chartpak contents: 

  • detailed diagrams and instructions
  • suggested thread list
  • color photocopy of finished product

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