Decorated with beautiful blooms and with the word 'love' at its centre, this design is the perfect way to show someone you care. Subtle-shading using a sketch-style backstitch creates a wonderful hand-drawn look and the central motifs are in whole stitches making this a super-easy design. Patch onto Kraft card and pop in the post to send some love today!

Free love chart

About this design

Designed by Durene Jones, this chart originally appeared in issue 243 (June 2016) of The World of Cross Stitching. For more fun cards to make, pick up The World of Cross Stitching issue 298 (October 2020), on sale 7 August 2020.

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To stitch this sweet love card, you'll need:

  • Zweigart 14-count white Aida measuring 10x20cm (4x7¾in)

  • DMC stranded cotton thread as listed in the key

  • Size 24 tapestry needle

  • Kraft card from local craft stores

  • Double-sided sticky tape


Download the free pattern by clicking below:

Free Love Card Cross Stitch Pattern (PDF)

Need a hand getting to grips with the different stitches? Check out our How to cross stitch tutorial.


Hannah FletcherEditor, The World of Cross Stitching

Hannah has been the Editor of The World of Cross Stitching magazine for 4 years and is responsible for bringing a wide range of cross stitch patterns from the best international designers to the readers around the world. She loves to stitch modern baby samplers for new arrivals amongst her friends and family, but as an all-round crafter, Hannah is just as likely to have a crochet hook in hand as a needle and thread. When she’s not busy crafting, Hannah can be found Irish dancing or running to keep fit.

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