"I can't believe these cross stitch patterns are free!"

Original cross stitch designs by Katherine Martin Tripp

Bear Cross Stitch

Looking for truly FREE cross stitch patterns?

Are you brand new to cross stitch? Have you been stitching for a while and want another source for cross stitch tips and techniques? Are you an advanced stitcher who likes to stay current with the latest and greatest?

Then you've come to the right place!

Beginner or accomplished, you'll  find

  • free counted cross stitch patterns for baby, Christian, Christmas and more
  • a large variety of free cross stitch alphabets
  • easy-to-follow instructions and detailed stitch diagrams
  • great how-to tips and tutorials
  • descriptions of the cross stitch supplies you need (and those you can do without)
  • helpful resources, like free cross stitch graph paper, floss charts, conversion tables, and more
  • a newly-added Amazon store dedicated to the best counted cross stitch supplies online

Best of all, the information and cross stitch charts on this site are free! No memberships, no donations, no "free with registration." Zero, zip, nada.

Discover the appeal of counted cross stitch!

Make a simple combination of stitches on a grid pattern, and you quickly transform ordinary fabric into beautiful pictures, words and designs. From simple to elaborate, these adorn everything from bookmarks, bread covers and baby quilts to exquisite, framed art. It's no wonder that cross stitch is so popular!

With time, dedication, and a surprisingly small amount of money, you can creatively customize one-of-a-kind pieces. You may choose, instead, to faithfully reproduce the original artwork of the designer.

Either way, you've created cross stitch heirlooms that will be treasured for generations to come.

And now, you, too, have everything you need to begin your cross stitch adventure. Just click and get started!

Free charts you can trust

I know that it's sometimes hard to trust something that is free. But here, you can.

Each counted cross stitch chart comes with detailed, step-by-step instructions. Most importantly, we stitch each and every one of our designs before we post it. That is your guarantee that each cross stitch chart can be stitched with confidence, without you having to make changes on the fly. (Nobody likes to rip out stitches!)

So, no matter what your skill level, dive in now!

Great original cross stitch patterns. Detailed lessons, how-to tips, photos, even videos.

Oh, and did I mention? It's free!

Keep on Stitching,