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7 Free Cross Stitch Patterns To Download

Today I’m sharing a round-up of some fun, free cross stitch patterns to download and stitch. All of these are high-quality patterns that are beginner-friendly.

If you’re just starting out, these patterns are a perfect way to learn! You can also take a look at this introduction to cross stitch for some tips to get you going.

I love cross stitch because it is very meditative. Unlike surface embroidery, most patterns only require one or two different stitches, and it’s a perfect way to unwind from a long day. I enjoy stitching while I’m watching tv or hanging out on the couch.

Several of these sites that are linked below offer a large selection of patterns, so definitely check out all of what they have to offer!

Free Cross Stitch Patterns

Cherry Branch Pattern

free cross stitch pattern of cherry branch

DMC has a large amount of cute cross stitch patterns that you can download and stitch. There are a variety of different designs that include but are not limited to animals, botanicals, and flowers.

Rose Cross Stitch Pattern

You can never go wrong with roses! This is another DMC pattern that is available at

Pansy Cross Stitch Pattern

Pansy cross stitch pattern available at Stitched Modern

assorted butterflies cross stitch pattern

Butterfly Cross Stitch

The Antique Pattern Library is a must if you’re into old needlework patterns. All are free to download and use, and some date back to the 1800s! These butterflies are some of my favorites.

Mod Flowers Pattern

Mod Flowers pattern by Hailey Stitches. I love this color palette!

Explore Cross Stitch Design

explore with leaves cross stitch

Explore pattern by Crewel Ghoul.

Hope you enjoy stitching some of these free cross stitch patterns!