You'll be howling to the moon once you've completed this geometric wolf cross stitch by Cheryl McKinnon. It makes a brilliant stand-alone piece, perfect for decorating your home. If you love a challenge, the wolf cross stitch features spiky fur which will test your stitching skills and take you to the next level.


This on-trend project will work well as a gift for all ages - who doesn't think wolves are cool?! We know they'll be in demand, so keep a few on hand to give as gifts.

The wolf cross stitch is a great project for beginners looking to step up their game and dabble in backstitch. Before you get going if you wanted to refresh yourself on the basics of cross stitch, check out our how to cross stitch guide. If you also need to brush up on your stitches, check out this handy guide on how to backstitch it contains a really simple guide on how to get started, there's also a video tutorial. If you aren't sure about needle sizes we also have this handy guide on cross stitch needle sizes.

The wolf cross stitch was designed by Cheryl McKinnon and originally published in issue 228 of Cross Stitch Crazy.

Wolf cross stitch fact box

  • Stitch Time 7-10 hours
  • 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 20.5x20.5cm (8x8in) for the wolf.
  • Extras 4in wooden embroidery hoops; white felt for backing

Download the wolf cross stitch

Click the link to download the wolf cross stitch The download is an A4 PDF with a wolf cross stitch chart and accompanying key.

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More like the wolf cross stitch

There are more brilliant designs like the wolf cross stitch right here on Gathered. Try our unicorn cross stitch pattern or you might like these cat cross stitch patterns, they would make a purrfect gift for cat lovers. If you need a little bit of inspiration we have this amazing list of modern cross stitch kits to get you started.


Cheryl McKinnon
Cheryl McKinnonCross Stitch Designer

Cheryl is a cross stitch designer from Canada. In her designs, she keeps cross stitch traditions alive whilst employing bright colour palettes, bold graphics, and uses retro themes to illustrate her love of vintage style. Cheryl showcases and sells her cross stitch patterns on her website the Tiny Modernist, where she shares tips and other useful cross stitch knowledge. Cheryl also has an amazing Instagram page where you can find all her latest designs and plenty of cross stitch inspiration.

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