Time to finish your mini mystery project...
Here is the next step for building your outer border area:
You have two choices here: 1) stitch your big corner Rhodes Square right up against your existing work (upper right-hand corner shown on graph); or 2) count up/over 8 canvas threads and start diagonal satin stitching your outer border over 3 canvas threads. (I suggest working on the outer border first, because you have a few more options to consider for your final border filling that is coming up next, so just read ahead before you start stitching - grin!)
Okay, here are your two choices for filling the wide border area:
The graph for the LEFT border looks like this (and yes, it's a partial graph, so you'll have to stitch the rest of it on your own):
And the graph for the RIGHT border looks like this:
And speaking of metallics, when you're stitching ornaments, isn't it a good idea to put as much sparkle as possible? I mean, that's what catches your eye when you hang your ornament up, isn't it? So think about how much metallic you want in your design and especially for the holidays, the more glitter the better, right??!!
And TA DA! Here's what your finished mystery ornament should look like (more or less - grin):
I'll be posting another one next Monday, so stay tuned... and keep stitching!