Skeleton Family – Free Counted Cross-Stitch Pattern

Skeleton Family
Skeleton Family

🩸 Blood is thicker than water. Bones are tougher than sticks.🦴

Size: 1 MB
Version: 1
Published: November 3, 2021

Pattern info

14 ct 137×82 Stitches (24,9 x 14,9 cm) (9,8 x 5,9 in.)
16 ct 137×82 Stitches (21,7 x 13,0 cm) (8,6 x 5,1 in.)
18 ct 137×82 Stitches (19,3 x 11,6 cm) (7,6 x 4,6 in.)

Pattern Keeper compatible

This chart has been tested and verified to work with Pattern Keeper by the designer. Cross-Stitch Vienna is not affiliated with Pattern Keeper. Please note that Pattern Keeper does not currently support backstitch reading! You will need to follow the PDF for the backstitch guide.

Download info

This is a digital PDF pattern only. The PDF contains the following versions:

  • colour blocks with symbols,
  • symbols in black and white only
  • Pattern Keeper compatible chart.
  • PLEASE NOTE that sometimes it was not possible to include the Pattern Keeper chart in the same PDF as the main chart (it was preventing PK from rendering the PDF in-app) – in such cases a direct download link was added in the notes on the cross-stitch key page. Upon clicking on it, you will receive a separate PDF with the chart in the Pattern Keeper format.

Please note that if you bought this item, no refunds will be made after purchase as it is a digital file. Terms and Conditions & copyright info:

This gothic cross-stitch pattern is inspired by my recent obsession with ornate antique photos of American families that I came across on Flickr. The colour choice in this chart emulates the desaturated sepia profile of daguerreotypes.

Portrait of unidentified group of young women, George Eastman Museum.

Update log


  • updated the colour palette
  • changed the clothing design