25 Cat Cross Stitch Patterns

Are you a cat lover or know someone who is? Then try your hand at one of these adorable cat cross stitch patterns. Make one for yourself or surprise a friend with a framed gift. We are sure that we have included a pattern you will enjoy making.

 

CAT CROSS STITCH PATTERNS

 

Uses for Cat Cross Stitch Patterns

Cross stitch patterns are not only for framing, but also have several other uses, including:

  • Towels
  • Magnets
  • Bookmarks
  • Greeting Cards
  • Pillow Cases
  • Jar Lids
  • …and More

 

25 Cat Cross Stitch Patterns

Take a look at our large selection of 25 cat cross stitch patterns. We have included designs for beginners as well as experts.

 

1. Black-White Cat Silhouette Cross Stitch Pattern by SolarToy

Here is a funny black cat cross stitch pattern that will bring a smile to anyone’s face. This modern design would make the ideal nursery décor. This pattern is easy to follow and can be completed by a beginner.

However, the black area is large and can be monotonous. We would not recommend this as your first project. Instructions and colour symbol charts are included in the PDF download. There are only 3 colour changes.

Black-White Silhouette Cat Cross Stitch Pattern by SolarToy

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2. Cat and Tree Cross Stitch Pattern by MaxStitch

If you are looking for a cute cat cross stitch design for Christmas, this one is charming. And instead of stitching the bauble, you can use a real one in its place. Check out the artist’s pictures for inspiration.  

This is a detailed pattern that can be completed by an advanced beginner. There are Some speciality stitches involved. The finished design stitch count is 78w x 112h.

Cat and Tree Cross Stitch Pattern by MaxStitch

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3. Sleeping Cat Outline Cross Stitch Pattern by MyEasyStitch 

One reason we love cats is because they are so lazy. And one reason cats drive us crazy is because they are so lazy. In other words, they are perfect. Here is a simple Cat Cross Stitch Pattern that would be suitable for a beginner.

This pattern only has two colour changes and uses full cross stitches. The finished design area is 6.29” wide x 4.36” high.

Sleeping Cat Outline Cross Stitch Pattern by MyEasyStitch

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4. “Attack Cat on Duty” Cross Stitch Cat Pattern on Angelfire

Do you have an attack cat? If so, this free cat cross stitch pattern would be perfect for you. The pattern uses 22 count cloth. It uses 7 different colours. The finished design size is 4.55” x 4.55”

Attack Cat on Duty Cross Stitch Cat Pattern on Angelfire

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5. Black & White Kitty Cross Stitch Pattern by HMcrossStitch

Here is another humorous black cat cross stitch pattern. Unlike the pattern above, we would recommend this as a first project. The pattern is extremely easy to follow and there are only 2 colour changes.

Black & White Kitty Cross Stitch Pattern by HMcrossStitch

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6. “Life is Better With a Cat” Cross Stitch Pattern by CraftRoomWorkShop

Life is better with a cat. How true is that statement? Show your love of cats with this fun and colourful cat cross stitch pattern. Using the recommended 14 count Aida fabric, the final size is 10.9” x 10.9”.  

Life is Better With a Cat Cross Stitch Pattern by CraftRoomWorkShop

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7. Free Cat Cross Stitch Pattern from RucniPrace

If you are looking for a quick design or are learning how to cross stitch, this is a fun pattern. Even a beginner can complete this design quickly. The pattern was designed for 14 count Aida fabric.

Free Cat Cross Stitch Pattern from RucniPrace

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8. Cats Kittens Cross Stitch Pattern by MaddisonPatterns

This cat cross stitch pattern shows the fun and playful side of cats. These two cuties are tangled up in yarn. We would recommend this pattern for a more advanced cross stitcher.

There are a lot of details and 21 colour changes. The finished design stitch count is 95 x 123.

Cats Kittens Cross Stitch Pattern by MaddisonPatterns

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9. Cats in Love Cross Stitch Pattern by KHANNAandILAN

This is a striking silhouette piece that can be completed by a beginner. There are only full cross stitches and 2 colour changes. This completed pattern would make an adorable Valentine’s or anniversary gift.

The pattern is designed for 14 count Aida fabric. The finished size is 7.5” x 4.5”.

Cats in Love Cross Stitch Pattern by KHANNAandILAN

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10. Cat lovers Cross Stitch Pattern by ZephyrMood

Here is a whimsical piece that would be fun to cross stitch. You can tell these two are trouble just by looking at them. Is that cat getting ready to drink the coffee or knock it over? I think we all know the answer to that.

We would recommend this pattern for an advanced cross stitcher. The pattern is not very big, but there are 15 colour changes. The finished design stitch count is 70 x 73.

Cat lovers Cross Stitch Pattern by ZephyrMood

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11. Black Cat Cross Stitch Pattern from Country Living Magazine

This cat pattern would work great repeatedly on a hand towel. The pattern is extremely simple and has 4 colour changes.  

Black Cat Cross Stitch Pattern from Country Living Magazine

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12. Scaredy Cat Halloween Cross Stitch Pattern by PhoenixStitching

Black cats are synonymous with Halloween. But this cat does not look scary. This cute pattern would look good with a white or orange mat in a black frame. The chart comes with an easy-to-read black and white pattern.

The backstitching is on a separate page. A separate page has a full colour chart of the symbols and the DMC floss list.

Scaredy Cat Halloween Cross Stitch Pattern by PhoenixStitching

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13. Japanese Lucky Cat Cross stitch Pattern by KHANNAandILAN

The maneki-neko is also known as the lucky cat. This cat is thought to bring good luck to its owner.  We would recommend this pattern for an advanced beginner.

This cat cross stitch pattern has 4 colour changes. The finished design on 14 count Aida fabric is 5.07” x 6.07”.

Japanese Lucky Cat Cross stitch Pattern by KHANNAandILAN

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14 . “I Do What I Want” Funny Cat Plant Lover Cross Stitch Pattern by GlassCraftsLaurus

Yes, they do, and that is why we love them. This, I do what I want, cat cross stitch pattern is so cute. If you are a cat owner, I’m sure you can relate. This pattern is very simple and can be completed by a beginner.

There is only one floss colour used. You can use any type of floss and any size fabric to complete this design.   

I Do What I Want Funny Cat Plant Lover Cross Stitch Pattern by GlassCraftsLaurus

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15. Cat In the Hat Cross Stitch Pattern by IncredibleStitching

This is not the classic cat in the hat design. It is a hipster cat in the hat. This fun pattern will make people take a second look. This is a highly detailed pattern that uses 35 different colours.

We would recommend it for more experienced cross stitchers.

Cat In the Hat Cross Stitch Pattern by IncredibleStitching

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16. A Cat with the Winds Cross Stitch Pattern by Ann Logan

Most free cross stitch patterns are very simple. This pattern is highly detailed and complicated. The finished cat with butterfly wings is beautiful. The recommended fabric is white14 count Aida. The finished design size is 9.5” x 10.1”.

A Cat with the Winds Cross Stitch Pattern by Ann Logan

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17. Cute Cat in Donut Cross Stitch Pattern by BeCuteToday

The large eyes and smile on this cat make it look so happy. Not to mention the whimsical donut. This cartoon style cat cross stitch pattern would be a joy to complete.

Included in this download is an easy-to-read PDF pattern, printable version of the final stitched product, a black and white symbol chart, a colour symbol chart, and a colour floss legend with DMC.

Cute Cat in Donut Cross Stitch Pattern by BeCuteToday

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18. Cat Needlewoman Cross Stitch Pattern by CrossStitchKitsAlla

This pattern is for a hardcore cross stitcher. This pattern is extremely detailed. Once you finish this pattern you can sit back and marvel at the results. You will be proud of what you were able to create.

The design area of this cross stitch pattern is 252w X 216h stitches. Ivory 14 count Aida fabric is recommended.

Cat Needlewoman Cross Stitch Pattern by CrossStitchKitsAlla

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19. “To Me, You Are Purrfect” Cat Cross Stitch Pattern by GratefulThreadCrafts

If you are new to cross stitching and want an easy project to learn the basics, this one is it. This pattern is super easy to complete and would make a great gift for a spouse or significant other when completed.

To Me, You Are Purrfect Cat Cross Stitch Pattern by GratefulThreadCrafts

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20. Whimsical Cat Cross Stitch Pattern on Better Cross Stitch Patterns

This tiny cat cross stitch pattern would be the perfect addition to a greeting card. The pattern is simple and can be completed in no time at all. The stitch count is 21 high x 23 wide.

Whimsical Cat Cross Stitch Pattern on Better Cross Stitch Patterns

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21. Black Cat Eyes Cross Stitch Pattern by MyLovelyCrossStitch

Here is a super simple design that will have a great impact. The design can be framed or used for a bookmark. This pattern is easy to follow. The only things stitched are the eyes.

Use black fabric to make the eyes pop. The finished design size on 14 count Aida fabric is 7.86” x 1.57”.

Black Cat Eyes Cross Stitch Pattern by MyLovelyCrossStitch

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22. Red Kitten Cross Stitch Pattern by BergStitch

This is a lovely cat cross stitch pattern. This cat is adorable looking upward. How could anyone say no to that face This is a small cross stitch pattern that is tough.

There are quite a few colour changes, back stitching and French knots. The design area of this cross stitch pattern is 40w X 32h stitches.

Red Kitten Cross Stitch Pattern by BergStitch

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23. Free Black Kitten Cross Stitch Pattern on Smart Cross Stitch

Here is a free cat cross stitch pattern that can be completed by a beginner. The pattern is simple. However, there is some back stitching involved to create the letters.

The finished design of the pattern using 14 count Aida fabric is 64w x 94h stitches.

Free Black Kitten Cross Stitch Pattern on Smart Cross Stitch

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24. Raise Your Paws! Cat Paw Cross Stitch Pattern by ZahraDesignStudio

Here is a funny, cute and easy cat cross stitch pattern. It can be completed by an advanced beginner. There are 9 colour changes and back stitching.

The PDF download includes pattern in black and white symbols, pattern in colour blocks, pattern in symbols on colour, and a list of DMC thread colours. The finished size on 14 count Aida fabric is 3.9” x 4.3”.

Raise Your Paws! Cat Paw Cross Stitch Pattern by ZahraDesignStudio

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25. Cat in Heart Cross Stitch Pattern by FreckleDoll

Show your love of cats with this simple cat in heart cross stitch pattern. The pattern only uses one colour and can be completed by a beginner. The stitch count is 105 wide and 99 high.

Cat in Heart Cross Stitch Pattern by FreckleDoll

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CROSS STITCHING IS A GREAT WAY TO PASS THE TIME WHILE BEING CREATIVE. IF YOU LOVE CATS AS MUCH AS WE DO, TRY YOUR HAND AT SOME OF THE CAT CROSS STITCH PATTERNS WE HAVE LISTED.

For more cross stitch options, check out our Lion King Crochet Patterns and Lion King Crochet PatternsCross stitching is fun and when you are done you have completed a piece of artwork.

Cats are an enjoyable subject to stitch. If you are looking for your next project, try one of the patterns we have listed. We have included both paid and free cat cross stitch patterns.