Today’s free pattern is a vintage St Patrick’s Day postcard, turned into a cross stitch chart. Due to the loads of text it is a bit bigger than I expected it to be, but should be very easy to stitch.
St Patrick’s Day Vintage Postcard pattern
Pattern size: 106w X 165h Stitches
19.23w X 29.94h cm on #14 Aida
Colors: 5 (You can reduce that number even more using one shade of green instead of two) Continue reading
Today I’ve looked through loads of photos, but decided to make a pattern based on my own drawing (again: previously I made the Turtle Island, Maneki-neko and the jazz cat with bass). It will again be a cat, probably because somewhere inside of me is a crazy cat lady dying to get out.
This pattern, as well as the source picture, is heavily inspired by the art from the Book of Kells. The artwork and illumination of this medieval manuscript is fantastic! I strongly recommend to look it up on Google (or to visit Dublin’s Trinity College, where it is displayed).
The Kells cat (with a bird)
Size: 121*170 stitches, 8 colors.
How about a guessing game? Be first to write down in comments the holiday that my cross stitch chart is dedicated to, and win a chance to choose the theme for my next pattern 🙂
The pattern for today is Leprechaun Hat: nice, small and easy, with lots of different greens.
Stitch count: 39w X 34h stitches, 8 colors.
! Download free Leprechaun hat cross stitch chart
So, are you ready to name the holiday?