Freak out!

We’ve all seen the “Keep Calm and Carry On” posters (everywhere!) and there’s a healthy (almost excessive) dose of spoofs and derivations out there. While browsing the web for cross stitch ideas and such, I stumbled in the “Freak Out and Throw Stuff” derivation and decided that I *had* to make it into a cross stitch.

Instead of relying on someone else’s sweat and tears, I decided to try my hand at working out the pattern myself. Then I spent a long time trying to decide if I would do it in red like everyone else (I did) or  add a bit of sparkle to the crown (I did not). Finally, I just sat down and did it.

Final patterns
The final pattern
Freak out
In progress
Freak out and throw stuff
Completed (try to ignore the creases from the hoop)
Crown
Crown close up
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