Apple Cross Stitch Pattern


Even this little worm couldn't resist the bright red, juicy apple. What a perfect image to decorate a child's bib. And you won't believe how many styles there are to choose from.

Free Apple Cross Stitch

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They range from small, tie-on dribble bibs to large, pull-over bibs. Many have bands across the front, ready for stitching. Another style is soft terry with the entire, catch-every-spill pocket made from counted cross stitch fabric. Even the narrowest ones can accommodate these heart designs.

This pattern was originally designed and used as another block or square for a baby afghan or baby quilt.

Stitch Complexity

On bibs, consider centering this heart, then cross stitch smaller hearts extending to the left and right. Or, stitch this design to the left or right edge, and add the child's name. Flip the design and cross stitch two facing one another, with little hearts or the name across the middle.

Stitch Count: 21 high x 23 wide

Fabric and Finished Design Sizes:

9 Evenweave/Aida 2 1/2"h x 2 3/8"w (also for 18ct over 2 threads)
11 Evenweave/Aida 2 1/8"h x 1 7/8"w
14 Evenweave/Aida 1 5/8"h x 1 1/2"w
18 Evenweave/Aida (over 2 threads) 2 1/2"h x 2 3/8"w


For other Fabric and Finished Design Sizes, let our handy stitch count table do the calculations for you. Click here for a printable pattern with instructions, stitch count and floss numbers. A new window will open so you can continue browsing here.

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