We Three Kings


We Three Kings is the first design in The Nativity

Series, which also includes GP-132 The Nativity and

GP-148 On Shepherds’ Watch. All three designs are

stitched on 28ct Mystic Cashel Linen hand-dyed by

Picture This Plus.

SKU: GP-114 Category:


The well-known Christmas song, “We Three Kings” was written by John H. Hopkins Jr., in 1857 as a carol for a Christmas pageant at the General Theological Seminary in New York City. As the first stanza reads: 


We three kings of Orient are;

Bearing gifts we traverse afar,

Field and fountain, moor and mountain,

Following yonder star.


The carol was a tribute to the three worshipful kings, Melchior, Balthazar and Jasper who all saw the star prophesied as the birth of Christ at exactly the same hour, although each of them was far from the other (India, China and Persia) and none knew of the others’ purpose. Each king prepared great and rich gifts (gold, frankincense and myrrh) and set out on a journey the find the Christ child, using the star to guide them to Bethlehem.


Stitched in the brilliant jewel-tones often worn by kings, and accented with beads and embellishments to depict the rich brocades of their elegant robes, this unique piece will become a cherished addition to your Christmas décor.


Fabric: Stitched on 28 count Mystic Cashel Linen hand-dyed by Picture This Plus. Stitched 2 over 2.

IMPORTANT: Due to the high concentration of beads in some areas, it is not recommended that this design be stitched on a fabric higher than 28 count.

Stitch Area: 200w X 238h

Stitch Count: 198w X 235h

Design Area: 14-½”w X 17”h 

          Materials Summary: A total of 50 Anchor colors used in model. DMC comparable (best match) colors are provided in chart.


#4 Very Fine Braid

Mill Hill Beads

Mill Hill Glass

and Crystal Treasures

001 – Silver (spools)

00143 – Robin Egg Blue

12009 – 5 Petal Dimensional Flower – Ruby

006 – Blue

00553 – Old Rose

12223 – Jasmine Flower – Light Sapphire

008 – Green

00557 – Gold

(2 packs of 4.54 grams)

13027 – Rondel – Aurum Gold

(2 packs)

024 – Fuchsia

02008 – Sea Breeze

13057 – Small Tear Drop – Crystal

026 – Amethyst

02009 – Ice Lilac


028 – Citron (2 spools)

02011 – Victorian Gold

029 – Turquoise

02055 – Brilliant Green

032 – Pearl

02074 – Brilliant Teal

191 – Pale Yellow

02085 – Brilliant Orchid

221 – Antique Gold (2 spools)

03041 – White Opal

152V – Vintage Sienna

03054 – Sand

(2 packs of 2.85 grams)

5011 – Elgin Green



Additional information

Weight 0.188 oz


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