Hi, friends! In this post, you will find a mega list of absolutely free cross-stitch patterns. Most of them are past the copyright period or were shared for free by the makers for personal use (please make sure to always familiarize yourself with the copyright rules for each design!). Have fun!
All sources highlighted in this colour are my favourite repositories of patterns.
The list is ordered alphabetically!
Tip: to search the list by keyword on your desktop, hit the left Ctrl+F key.
123 Stitch Patterns by Various Designers, for personal use
7 Free Beginner Cross-Stitch Patterns by the Spruce Crafts
9 Free Cross-Stitch and Back Stitch Alphabets by the Spruce Crafts
Ajisai Press Free Blackwork Cross-Stitch Charts for personal use
Alita Designs – hundreds of free cross stitch patterns that you can download, print and use in your crafts projects
Amanda Gregory Cross-Stitch Designs for personal use
Ann Logan Cross Stitch Patterns – Free Charts for personal use
Anne les petite croix – Some classic/traditional cross-stitch patterns (the site is in French!) for personal use
Antique Pattern Library – awesome vintage patterns available online.
Appleseed Prim Free Charts for personal use
Art of Stitching Free Charts for personal use
Artecy Free Cross-Stitch Charts for personal use
Backstage Stitches Free Cross-Stitch Patterns for personal use
Badass Cross Stitch Subversive Modern Cross-Stitch for personal use
Blackwork Archive inspired by historical needlework of sixteenth and seventeenth-century England, but they are all original designs by http://www.elizabethan.org/
Buzy Bobbins Free Cross Stitch Charts for personal use
Byrd’s Nest patterns – free for your personal or charitable use
Chatelaine Design by Martina Rosenberg – “Châtelaine” manner free patterns
Christmas Themed Cross Stitch Patterns – compilation by the Spruce Crafts
CloudsFactory Free Contemporary Patterns for personal use
Cross Stitch Lab Freebies for personal use
Cross Stitch Quest – Free geeky cross stitch patterns
Crossed Wing Collection Free cross-stitch patterns for personal use
CyberStitchers’ Selection of Free Patterns by Various Designers for personal use
Dobby Cross-Stitch Design by Kimberly Allard
DMC Free Cross Stitch Charts – the popular maker of floss offers over 200 modern cross-stitch patterns
Easy Bat Halloween Cross- Stitch Pattern by Yawns And Yarn
Easy Candy Corn Halloween Cross- Stitch Pattern by Yawns And Yarn
Free Blackwork and Cross-Stitch Designs (the blog is in Dutch so Google Translate if needed!)
Free Happy Halloween Cross Stitch Pattern by the Spruce Crafts
Free Love Letter Valentine Cross-Stitch Pattern by the Spruce Crafts
Free Patterns Online by Carrie Luhmann Pieniozek for personal use
Funny Cows Cross-Stitch Charts by the Marottes de Nathalie
Gvello Stitch Free Patterns – a great source of Ukrainian borders and corners!
Haftix Patterns Mega Directory of Free Counted Cross-Stitch Patterns for personal use
Night Spirit Studio Free Goth Cross Stitch Patterns for personal use
Nordic Needle free patterns – blackwork, hardanger, and cross-stitch
Social media – search by ‘free cross stitch pattern’ keyword
The Space of stitching – Free cross-stitch patterns for beginners, for personal use
The Marottes de Nathalie Positive Affirmations Free Cross- Stitch Charts in EN, DE, FR, and ES
Yes, I am Corgeous – Free Cross Stitch Pattern by Hoohla Crafts for personal use