Valentine cross stitch patterns

We're got brilliant Valentine cross stitch patterns from Jane Henderson and Lucie Heaton for you to stitch for your loved ones

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What type of Valentine cross stitch pattern do you wet to stitch this year? We have some lovely animal pair cards from Jane Henderson, and some Valentine cross stitch puns from Lucie Heaton, bit free for you to download from Gathered. Which will you choose to stitch?


If you are looking for advice on getting started with cross stitch, check out our cross stitch for beginners article

Animal pair Valentine cross stitch patterns

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Cute, colourful and oh-so-romantic, these cards are the perfect Valentine cross cross stitch patterns! Jane Henderson created these sweet animal pairs for a set of cards in Cross Stitch Crazy magazine issue 199, and now we are sharing our favourite two designs with our Gathered makers! Choose between elephants and doves in your Valentine cross stitch patterns, both couples decorated in sweet and simple patterns to add an extra touch of whimsy to your Valentine cross stitch patterns. These would also make lovely designs to stitch for weddings and anniversaries, too.

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About the animal pair Valentine cross stitch patterns

  • Threads  Stranded cotton as listed in the key
  • Needle  Size 24 tapestry needle
  • Fabric 14-count white aida measuring 17x17cm (6½x6½in) for each design
  • Stitches  Whole cross stitch, Backstitch, French knots
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Download the animal pair Valentine cross stitch patterns

Click to download the animal partner Valentine cross stitch patterns. The download is an A4 PDF with 2 cross stitch patterns and 2 acompanying keys.

Valentine cross stitch puns

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True love means laughing together. When it comes to puns, stitchers always have the best material! Your other half will be delighted with these cute puns, conveniently created to fit onto your Valentine’s Day cards and tags. These easy-to-stitch charts require just whole stitches and backstitch, and they only take a few hours to complete. Why not stitch a Valentine cross stitch pun for a sweetheart or a few good-humoured family members? Go on and show your beloved how much you love them with a fun play on words – it’s sure to make them smile this year!

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These cards were created by Lucie Heaton and originally published in Cross Stitch Crazy issue 225 as a set of six designs. As the issue is no longer available to purchase, Lucie has kindly shared these two for free with our Gathered makers. If you’d like to stitch the other designs from the set, you can find the full set for sale on her online chart shop.

About the Valentine cross stitch puns

  • Stitch time 2-5 hours each
  • Stitch types Whole cross stitch, backstitch
  • Threads Stranded cotton as listed in the key
  • Needle Size 24 tapestry needle
  • Fabric Zweigart 14-count white aida measuring 15x15cm (6x6in) for each card and 10x10cm (4x4in) for each tag

Download the Valentine cross stitch puns

Clock to download the Valentine cross stitch puns. The download is an A4 PDF with 2 valentine cross stitch patterns and a key.


More valentine cross stitch

We have more free cross stitch pattern on Gathered that your Valentine may love. How about something from our lavender cross stitch patterns or our  cross stitch flower patterns? If they are animal lovers, stitch one of our cats cross stitch patterns or our panda cross stitch patterns. For something more geared towards men, how about one of our cross stitch patterns for mens shirts or summer cross stitch patterns for men.