Antrim Irish counties cross stitch is a modern pattern containing many of Antrim finest landmarks. Aontrim in Gaelic, Antrim is a county in Northern Ireland’s northeast coast, steeped in history and culture. It’s most populous city, Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland.
Chart width: 140 stitch; Chart height: 200 stitch
Finished size 10 inch x 14.3 inch (25.4cm x 36.3cm)
14 count, full stitch
This modern piece is designed in a single colour palette, that would delight any Antrim native.
Included in our pattern is the doomed luxury British passenger liner, Titanic. Built in Belfast by Harland and Wolff shipbuilders, RMS Titanic sank in April 2012 on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City after hitting an iceberg.
The Giant’s Causeway
Antrim’s famous Giant’s Causeway is also included in our cross stitch pattern.
The Giant’s Causeway, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986, is an area of approx. 40,000 interlocking basalt columns. It was formed as a result of ancient volcanic fissure eruptions some 60 million years ago.
According to legend, Fionn Mac Cumhaill (Finn MacCool), the mythical Irish hunter warrior, built a stepping stone path to Scotland so that he could go there to fight a giant! Unfortunately, the path was ripped up by the Scottish giant – the result was the Giant’s Causeway.
The volcano theory is more plausible, but less fun!
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