Free sailing boat cross stitch pattern

Set sail for summer with this little boat in cross stitch – this sweet sailing boat is the perfect quick-stitch project for a nautical-themed card or gift!

Free boat cross stitch pattern
Published: September 8, 2019 at 7:01 pm

Summer wouldn’t be summer without some nice cool drinks – this striking motif is ideal for making into a coaster. Simply fray the edges of your aida using tweezers and hand-sew a white felt square to the back!


About this design

  • Designed by Rhona Norrie, this boat cross stitch chart originally appeared in issue 255 of The World of Cross Stitching magazine.
  • Stitch count: 30 high x 34 wide
  • Design area: 14 count aida or 28-count evenweave – 5½x6cm (2¼2½in)
  • This design was stitched using DMC stranded cotton

Download the chart below, and do share your finished make on our The World of Cross Stitching Facebook page or tag us on Instagram.

Free boat cross stitch pattern (PDF)


Rhona NorrieCross stitch designer

Rhona Norrie is a prolific and popular cross stitch designer from Scotland who now calls New York home. Her work is regularly featured in magazines including The World of Cross Stitching, Cross Stitch Crazy, and Just Cross Stitch. Rhona is a total cross stitch addict! If she doesn’t have a needle in her hand, then it will be a camera that she’s carrying to capture the wonders of nature and she shares her nature pictures (and cross stitching!) on her Facebook and Instagram accounts.

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