You’ve got to be barking not to love the cross stitch dog designs by Kate Mawdsley and the Jack Russell cross stitch pattern by Durene Jones. Durene Jones has designed a Jack Russell cross stitch pattern which has us captivated, with its delicate detail and puppy dog eyes, it’s hard to resist, see below for the free pattern.
Kate Mawdsley has designed ten adorable cross stitch dogs to choose from, each one with a huge personality. In the free download below, you’ll find a variety of breeds including a Dalmatian cross stitch pattern, a sweet Westie cross stitch pattern, a Labrador cross stitch pattern, as well as a whole host of unidentifiable cross stitch dogs, who we think, must be marvellous mongrels – but do comment on this article if you can help us identify them!
Now you can choose your favourite design from this selection of cross stitch dogs. If you need a little refresher on the basics, take a look at our handy guide on cross stitch for beginners. We also have this helpful guide on cross stitch needle sizes, if you are wondering what needles to use for this project.
About the cross stitch dogs
These cross stitch dogs were originally published in Cross Stitch Crazy issue 204 as part of the Crazy For… feature. The designs use whole and fractional cross stitch in two strands, backstitch in one strand, and French knots in one strands of thread. You can stitch them on aida or on even weave, which will help you work the factional stitches. The cross stitch dogs download is an A4 PDF with ten cross stitch dogs, as well as an accompanying key to help you stitch the cross stitch dogs.
Download the cross stitch dogs
Click this link to download the pattern for the cross stitch dogs.
About Jack Russell cross stitch pattern
This lovely Jack Russell cross stitch pattern by Durene Jones is a must-stitch for any dog lovers! You’ll be able to stitch this chart in no time, in mostly whole stitches, with only a few fractionals. Plus, two white French knots will really bring the eyes to life. Dark brown and black backstitch adds sweet furry details and a simple whole stitches border frames the design perfectly. You can use up any spare threads you have in your stash to stitch the border for your Jack Russell cross stitch pattern.
We have suggested patching your completed Jack Russell cross stitch pattern onto a notebook – that way you can your keep delighting over your Jack Russell cross stitch pattern wherever you go! But this design will also work well patched onto card and displayed in a small frame.
This delightful Jack Russell cross stitch pattern is designed by Durene Jones and was printed in The World of Cross Stitching issue 226.
Jack Russell cross stitch pattern fact box:
- Stitching Time – Approx. 5 hours
- Type of Stitches – Cross stitch, fractionals, backstitch, French knots
- Ease of Stitching – Advanced beginner/intermediate
Download the Jack Russell cross stitch pattern
Click this link to download the pattern for the Jack Russell cross stitch pattern.
More like the cross stitch dogs and the Jack Russell cross stitch pattern
We’ve got more great designs like the cross stitch dogs for you Gathered! Take a look at our monkey and dog cross stitch pattern or check out our cats cross stitch patterns, too! Or why not stitch one of the sweet cross stitch dogs from this cross stitch bookmarks article? If you want a bit more inspiration or are totally new to cross stitch we’d recommend checking out this list of modern cross stitch kits, which contain all you need to create some truly fabulous designs.