Yin Yang variation B


Cross-stitch pattern Yin Yang variation B


This is the second pattern of the Yin Yang project.

Yin and Yang are Chinese concepts.
Yin and Yang are two contradictory elements of the universe.
The universe: everything that is, therefore also everything that is not is called TAO.
It is not possible to know or understand the TAO, it shows itself in two contradictory values: Yin and Yang.
They are not absolute opposites like good and evil they only exist in relation to each other.
Yin is linked with the dark moon (witch it is turned away from the sun) and corresponds to female nature.
Yang is connected with the clear sun and corresponds to male nature.
A good balance between Yin and Yang brings harmony and prosperity.

The original Yin Yang sign is in black and white.
I designed four colored patterns and played with the shape.
In this pattern, it is important that the colors change fluently.
I did embroider this pattern with cross-stitches using Au Ver à Soie-Soie d’Alger silk.
After it was finished I handpicked the colours to DMC.
Both colour ranges show a lot similarity, but there always will be little differences.
A computer image of the DMC version is included in the pattern.
Only full cross-stitches are used.
You will find the amount of cross stitches used each colour in the pattern.
Pattern Yin Yang variation C is embroidered with the same colours as this one.
Are you a fan of Yin Yang, buy pattern Yin Yang variatie A,B,C,D. It contains all four patterns.

Pattern information

Size: 152 x 152 cross-stitches (circa 23,5 x 23,5 cm.)
Fabric: Jobelan 12,5 threads/cm. Colour: very light green no.862.23 size 40 x 40 cm.
Used thread: Au Ver à Soie-Soie d’Alger
Amount of Colours: 36
Convert list to: DMC
Kind of stitches: Full cross-stitches
Year of design: 2015
Amount of pages: 7
PDF size: 343kB
A4 and Letter are both included in the order.

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