Easy Christmas cross stitch patterns

Give Father Christmas a helping hand this year with easy Christmas cross stitch patterns of cute characters designed to be stitched on plastic canvas for displaying wish lists, cards and more!

easy christmas cross stitch patterns

Fancy a fun activity to get the kids revved up and ready for the festive season? These easy Christmas cross stitch patterns for wish lists are bound to go down a storm! Worked on easy-to-hold plastic canvas using whole stitches and backstitch only, this is a fab first project for young stitchers who’ll love seeing their colourful creations coming to life. Alternatively, you could stitch the easy Christmas cross stitch patterns yourself and present them to your children to clip their dream present ideas to the lengths of ribbon. And, don’t forget the stickers and metallic pens to pretty up their requests and ensure Santa’s attention! This design was originally published in Cross Stitch Crazy issue 209.

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About the easy Christmas cross stitch patterns

  • Stitch Time 3 hours each 
  • Stitch Types Whole cross stitch, backstitch
  • Threads Stranded cotton as listed in the key
  • Needle Size 24 tapestry needle
  • Fabric 14-count plastic canvas measuring 15x15cm (6x6in) for each design
  • Extras Length of red ribbon and mini pegs from local craft stores

Click to download the Easy Christmas cross stitch patterns. The download is an a4 PDF with two charts, a key and an abc for personalising your character. To find out more about the different stitches and techniques you need to cross stitch, read our cross stitch for beginners guide.

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