I am stitching the front yard using a wide angle eyelet stitch from my stitch guide by Amy Bunger. It creates a lot of texture. I am using two strands of overdyed cotton floss for the green to yellow/green color. I will switch to one strand of yellow cotton floss for the yellow parts. I like it.
Close up of the front lawn
Overview of the lawn
The canvas is called the Hart Hunt from Painted Pony Needlepoint Designs. The stitch guide and thread selections are by Amy Bunger at Amy's Golden Strand.