Note: Instructions are for one rectangle Block. You will need to make 4 more Blocks to make a 10 x 35 in. (25.5 x 89 cm) Runner.
With A, ch 20.
Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across.
Row 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in each dc across.
Rep Row 2 until piece measures about 7 in. (18 cm).
From right side, join A with sl st in one corner, ready to work along one side (either ends of rows or beginning of rows) of first section.
Row 1: Ch 3, work dc evenly spaced along side of first section.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 3: Ch 3, turn, dc in each st across.
Rep Rows 2 and 3 until Block measures about 10 in. (25.5 cm) wide.
Work 4 more Blocks as follows:
Work first and second sections to same measurements as First Block, working rows in dc or sc, or alternate rows of dc and sc. If desired, you can simply work 4 more of First Block.
Sew Blocks together to make Runner.
From right side, join A with a sl st anywhere along outside edge of Runner. Work sc evenly spaced around edge, join with sl st in first st. Fasten off.
With B, embroider straight st 'X's' as desired.For snowflake, with B embroider a straight st 'X', then embroider a vertical line through center of X for a total of 3 crossed lines.With B, embroider a small, straight st 'V' at ends of each line.
Weave in ends.