Cross Stitch Kit

Turn your back to the forest, your front to me ~ Baba Yaga

In Russian folklore, Baba Yaga is portrayed as a hag who flies through the air in a mortar, using the pestle as a rudder and sweeping away the tracks behind her with a broom made of silver birch. She lives in a log cabin that moves around on a pair of chicken legs, that is surrounded by a palisade with a skull on each pole. The keyhole to her front door is a mouth filled with sharp teeth; the fence outside is made with human bones with skulls on top, often with one pole lacking its skull, leaving space for the hero or heroes. The hut does not reveal the door until it is told a magical phrase: “Turn your back to the forest, your front to me”.

Finished size on 14 ct ~ 7.36 inches wide by 10.93 inches high
Finished size on 28 ct (2 over 2) ~ 7.36 inches wide by 10.93 inches high. You could stitch 1 over 1 for a smaller finished piece!


Part 2 of 2 of The Slavic Folklore Series! Also available:

Kikimora - Kit - Pattern


For the pattern only go here.

Cross stitch kit includes:
★ Cross stitch pattern
★ DMC embroidery floss
★ 14 ct Dirty Aida or Oatmeal or 28ct Cashel Raw Linen (Zweigart)
★ Tapestry needle
★ Beginner’s guide
(basically everything you need to start stitching except scissors and a good movie!)


★★★ If you require a hoop they are sold separately! You can add one to your order on your cart page.

★ It uses 12 DMC Colors
★ Difficulty: Beginner (Aida) - Intermediate (Linen)
★ Uses full stitches only.

Model stitched by @_dahliajuly

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Finished stitches from purchased patterns and kits may not be sold, they are for personal use only. 

KIT ~ Baba Yaga

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