This ornament is an introduction to the Mereshka Poltavska pulled/drawn thread embroidery technique, a type of Ukrainian Whitework Embroidery. It is approximately 3.25 inches square. Materials required to make this fun, adorable ornament include: a 12 inch square of 25 count linen, 1 skein pearl cotton size 5, 1 ball pearl cotton size 8, and tapestry needles is sizes 22 and 24. You will also need some sewing thread for basting. Needle workers of all levels can enjoy making this unique ornament.