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Here's how to transfer a pattern from a printed image to a backing such as monks cloth or linen using red dot tracing paper.
First, print out the image to be transferred. If it is larger than a sheet of standard paper, there is often a scale option on printer settings to print off larger images and piece them together.
Cut out a piece of red dot transfer paper to a size slightly larger than the pattern to be transferred and place over top of the image. The dots on the paper are evenly spaced a part and help provide a guide for lining up the paper.Any sort of permanent maker will work for the transfer. I prefer to use industrial sharpies in black, as this ink won't transfer to other items when heated (for example, when pressing the finished piece, you don't want any ink to soak from the backing into the wool).
Trace the images onto the red dot paper. If the pattern is quite large,tape the transfer paper to the printed image to prevent movement. Since this pattern has boxes/lines on it, I opted to not trace those and rather put markings where lines intersect. It's much easier to hook or punch needle in a straight line. To ensure a straight line on the pattern, do this at the end and follow the fiber lines on the backing.
Take the red dot transfer paper and overlay it on the backing. Again, for a large pattern, taping the edges together to prevent movement is recommended. For a piece this size it's not necessary.
Tracing over the red dot paper image will result in a light line transferring to the backing.
Continue tracing all of the images, including the cross line marks.
A light image of the pattern will now appear on the backing. Set the tracing paper aside. The tracing paper can be used many times. With this pattern it could be moved around a larger piece to make a larger grid pattern.
Go over the image a second time with the marker, and then start to add the lines/grids. For any pattern I recommend not transferring an outside border using the tracing paper and instead draw it after, carefully being sure to follow the line on the linen or monks cloth to ensure a straight border.
Using the cross marks from earlier, add in the boxes/grid around the pattern.
As long as there's enough room to the edge of the backing, an additional border can be easily be added. Measuring equally around all four sides of the pattern, a 0.5 inch border was drawn.