Hi, friends! In this post, you will find a mega list of absolutely free cross-stitch patterns. Most of the patterns were shared for free by the makers for personal use (please make sure to always familiarize yourself with the copyright rules for each design on the maker’s website!). Have fun!
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
900+ Best free cross stitch patterns ideas in 2023 Pinterest board but PLEASE double-check if the patterns are actually free. I see a lot of people not understanding cross-stitch copyright and that stuff published on the Internet is not free until specifically advertised as such by the designer.
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
Atomic Marsha free patterns for personal use
Backstage Stitches Free Cross-Stitch Patterns for personal use
Badass Cross Stitch Subversive Modern Cross-Stitch for personal use
Barack Obama free cross-stitch portrait digital pattern on the Guardian
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
Craft Gossip – This site doesn’t own the patterns in their freebies section, they just curate them.
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
Fat Quarter Shop free cross-stitch patterns for personal use.
Free Blackwork and Cross-Stitch Designs (the blog is in Dutch so Google Translate if needed!)
Free Cross Stitch Patterns by Vi Sa – an open Facebook group where Vi Sa shares her free cross-stitch patterns – most but not all are large full coverage pieces.
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
Happiness is Cross-stitching -The famous and beautiful cat series 🙂
iStitch freebies for personal use
Internet Archive – vintage cross-stitch books. Register for free and borrow a book for 1 hour – also for free!
Life is a Pigsty free cross-stitch pattern – Morrissey song title cross-stitch by Follow the White Bunny
Lizzie*Kate Blog – You can find very cute freebies there 🙂
Love Crafts – free cross-stitch pattern collection. They have a lot of the DMC free charts but also other designers!
Make it Pink Freebies – as per info on the page, use coupon code “FREE”.
Math & Science Cross-Stitch Patterns – hosted on ko-fi so you can also tip if you wish to 🙂
Night Spirit Studio Free Goth Cross Stitch Patterns for personal use
Notorious Needle – Free Cross-Stitch Patterns (after subscribing to the newsletter)
Nordic Needle free patterns – blackwork, hardanger, and cross-stitch
reddit /CrossStitch Group patterns flair – lots and lots of free patterns by talented people
Social media – search by ‘free cross stitch pattern’ keyword
Stichtrove Free Patterns Browser – Stitchrove mapped free patterns from other sources and put them in one place. They recently asked me for consent so they are good people 😉
Stitching at the Lilac Thicket collected a LOT of websites with free patterns, look at the left sidepanel.
Stitching Dream – The author stitches designs she likes and links to the sources of the free patterns.
suzustitch free charts – suzustitch is a beginner pattern designer and is offering her beautiful creations for free at the moment.
The Art of Stitching – free patterns
The Space of stitching – Free cross-stitch patterns for beginners, for personal use
The Twisted Stitcher – free designs
The Marottes de Nathalie Positive Affirmations Free Cross- Stitch Charts in EN, DE, FR, and ES
Wizardi free cross-stitch patterns for personal use
Yes, I am Corgeous – Free Cross Stitch Pattern by Hoohla Crafts for personal use