Create a delicate cross stitch robin for Christmas
Admire this beautiful winter bird with these gorgeous robin cross stitch patterns by Lucie Heaton.
This season, delight in the beauty that lies just beyond your back door as you stitch these wintery robin cross stitch patterns.
These versatile robin cross stitch patterns are ideal for Christmas tags, cards or even bookmarks. Choose from two designs: one shows a sweet robin perched upon a single branch and the other is of a robin with two other birds enjoying a feeder.
These two projects will only take a couple of hours to complete. They are ideal if you are adding a last-minute homemade touch to your gifts. They are also good to tuck away in your stash ready for Christmas!
These two robin patterns are part of a set of fifty wintery motifs designed by Lucie Heaton. They were originally published in Cross Stitch Crazy issue 263. If you would like the full set you can purchase a digital edition of the magazine.
If you would like to find out more about the talented Lucie Heaton you can visit her Etsy shop. Or follow Lucie on Facebook and Instagram @lucieheatoncrossstitch
Free cross stitch robin patterns
What you’ll need to make the cross stitch robin
- Threads - DMC stranded cotton as listed in the key
- Needle - Cross stitch needles - Size 24
- Fabric - Zweigart 14-count white aida measuring a maximum of 15x15cm (6x6in)
Download Lucie Heaton’s robin cross stitch pattern PDF:
Key features of the robin cross stitch
- Stitch time: 1-3 hours each (approx)
- Stitch Types: Whole cross stitch, fractionals, backstitch, French knots
Robin cross stitch kit
A cross stitch kit can be both a fun activity for yourself, or given as a gift to someone for Christmas. This lovely robin cross kit by Love Poppet contains everything you need to complete the project, great for both seasoned stitchers and beginners.
More exciting festive cross stitch ideas
Giving someone a homemade card for Christmas is a lovely way to show them how much you care. Try these beautifully decorated door Christmas cards.
Or, if you know someone who's into cross stich, or just getting started, why not get them a cross stitch book?
Lucie is a freelance designer with over 25 years-experience in creating cross stitch patterns for magazines, books and needlecraft companies in the UK and around the world. Her work has been featured in Cross Stitch Gold, The World of Cross Stitching, Cross Stitcher, Just Cross Stitch and Cross Stitch Crazy. She enjoys creating designs that bring pleasure to all who stitch them and loves to see stitchers bring her patterns to life.
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