Free Christmas Cat cross stitch pattern

Spread Christmas cheer with this adorable kitty in a Santa hat. This cute Christmas cross stitch pattern was designed by Rhona Norrie for The World of Cross Stitching magazine.

Free Cute Cat cross stitch pattern

From his sweet backstitch whiskers to those big white paws, this festive feline will make you feel all warm and fuzzy. We think this Christmas Cat in stitches is purr-fect for sending your season’s greetings to a loved one. Here we’ve patched the design onto a square single-fold card, with some complementary backing paper.


Designed by Rhona Norrie, Santa Kitty originally appeared in issue 249 of The World of Cross Stitching). For more furry festive friends, check out The World of Cross Stitching issue 288 (Christmas 2019), which goes on sale 1 November 2019.

About this design

  • Stitch count: 22 high x 22 wide
  • Design area: 14 HPI (28-count evenweave) – 4x4cm (1½x1½in)
  • This design was stitched using DMC stranded cotton

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Want to try a different finish other than a card? Check our guide for turning your cat into a cross stitch advent Christmas stocking!