While counted cross stitch can involve intricate patterns and highly detailed images, creating letters is fairly easy to do especially with the help of free patterns. Use the following cross stitch alphabet patterns to add lettering to any of your designs.
Five Cross Stitch Alphabets
These five patterns all offer something a little different, so you can choose the one that will match your project best. To download the free patterns, click on the pattern or text beneath it to open the corresponding .pdf file. Once open, you can save the pattern to your computer or print out a hard copy.
Simple Alphabet Pattern
This alphabet pattern is simple, yet classy.
Modern Cross Stitch Alphabet
These fun, modern-looking letters make an artsy alphabet.
Block Letter Pattern
This alphabet pattern is classic style block letters.
Condensed Alphabet Pattern
Condensed block font is sleek looking and quick to stitch.
Fancy Flared Cross Stitch Letters
The flared capital letters of this alphabet are reminiscent of early English days.
Personalize Your Cross Stitch Projects
Counted cross stitch is a great method for creating unique samplers, adding decorative edging or patterns, or making personalized gifts. Using these basic patterns you can add anything from the recipient's name to a famous quotation to your cross stitch projects.