Lots of laughter and fun are on the menu as you stitch this set of cooking-related funny cross stitch! These funny cross stitch patterns would look fabulous hanging in your kitchen, or you could give them to the foodie in your life as a special gift. The free funny cross stitch patterns contain three lovely designs, each with a funny saying which will keep you giggling every time you see it.


We love Julia Rigby with her humorous take on the trials of modern life. If you’ve ever felt the need for a funny retort, you can guarantee Julia will have one! The quirky sketched style of these hilarious domestic scenes is achieved through a well-placed backstitch, while a scattering of fractionals adds wonderful expression. Start today for a generous serving of cross stitch comedy!

This funny cross stitch was designed by Julia Rigby first appeared in Cross Stitch Crazy Issue 201.

If you're new to cross stitch check out our easy guide t0 how to cross stitch, which contains everything you need to know to start today. If you've not got any of your cross stitch tools yet but want to give it a go, try your first stitch with these modern cross stitch kits, they contain everything you need to complete your first cross stitch project.

Funny cross stitch fact box

  • Threads - Stranded cotton as listed in the key
  • Needle - Size 24 tapestry needle (check out our handy cross stitch needle sizes guide)
  • Stitch Types – Whole cross stitch, fractionals, backstitch, French knots
  • Fabric - Zweigart 14-count white Aida measuring 30x25cm (12x10in), 20x25cm (8x10in) and 20x20cm (8x8in) for the large, medium and small designs.
  • Extras - Frames of choice to fit

Download the free funny cross stitch

Click the link to download the funny cross stitch. The download is 2 A4 PDFs with three funny cross stitch patterns and an accompanying key.

funny cross stitch

We hope you love the funny cross stitch by Julia Rigby, if you're a fan of Julia's designs you can find more of her work available to purchase on Bothy Threads. If you're looking for more projects to take on, try our free cross stitch patterns - you'll find lots of designs to choose from - something to suit all abilities and styles! If you love entertaining cross stitch try these cat cross stitch patterns. We also have lots of designs perfect for decorating your kitchen, try the kitchen cross stitch patterns, lavender cross stitch or the bee cross stitch pattern, which will certainly add some colour.

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