If you love horses and cross stitching, what better way to enjoy the two than making a cross stitch horse pattern. There are countless cross stitch horse patterns for you to enjoy. You can find easy patterns for beginners and highly detailed patterns for more advanced stitchers.
Below are 15 amazing cross stitch horse patterns. We have included everything from breathtaking to whimsical and fun. We are positive we have included a pattern that will bring a smile to your face.
1. Cutout Forest Horse Counted Cross Stitch Pattern by ArtisticIntentionsUS
This is a gorgeous horse silhouette pattern that features a horse running through a forest. The monochromatic colours and nature scene make this a unique cross stitch horse pattern.
The pattern is highly detailed. It is a difficult pattern that was intended for an advanced cross stitcher. The stitch count is 321 stitches wide x 216 stitches high. It uses 22 colours of DMC floss.
When you download the pattern, you will have the choice of 4 sizes: 14 count, 16 count, 18 count or 20 count Aida fabric.
3. Stately Horse Embroidery Pattern from CoricamoEmbroidery
Here is a stunning pattern that is stitched on black Aida fabric. The use of simple lines makes this horse cross stitch piece stand out. If you are an advanced beginner, you will be able to complete this pattern.
The design looks harder than it really is. Using 14 count Aida fabric the final design will measure approximately 11.81” wide x 15.74” high. It only uses 6 colours of floss.
If you are looking for whimsical cross stitch horse patterns, this one is so cute! This funny cartoon horse is doing its best to make friends with a tiny snail. To complete this pattern, you will need 14 count Aida fabric and 7 colours of floss. The finished design measures 4.3” wide x 3.2” tall.
6. Buy 2 Get 1 Free Modern Cross Stitch Horse Pattern by HomeDecorCrossStitch
Here is a modern take on a cross stitch horse pattern. The pattern only uses very simple lines and shapes. And the finished design is quite impressive. This pattern is stitched on 10 count Aida fabric and uses 6 colours of floss. The stitch size is 76 stitches wide x 111 stitches high.
7. Horseshoe Quilt Square Pattern from Linen Flowers
This free pattern includes 2 designs. You get both a horse with the flower garland and a horse with a horseshoe. The pattern has quite a few colour changes and uses a French knot. It is a small, easy pattern, but it would not make a good first project.
8. Love Horses Cross Stitch Pattern by CrossStitchKitsAlla
You can feel the love between these two horses in this detailed cross stitch horse pattern. This design would look perfect in a home decorated with rustic western decor. Or hanging in a bedroom of a true horse enthusiast.
The pattern was designed to be stitched on 14 count Aida fabric. The design area is 166 stitches wide x 140 stitches high. With the PDF download you get an image of the finished design, a full colour chart, a symbol chart and a list of DMC thread colours.
9. Grey Horse Watercolor Cross Stitch Pattern by LightUnicornDesigns
This pattern could easily be used to represent the story of Sleepy Hollow. This fascinating design uses bare trees at night to create the pattern of the horse. The Gray Horse Cross Stitch Pattern is stitched on 14 count white Aida fabric. It uses 21 colours of DMC floss.
The final design size is 19.93” x 14.29”. We would recommend this pattern for an intermediate to advanced cross stitcher.
Here is a free horse cross stitch pattern that is highly detailed. The final design is beautiful. The pattern was designed to be stitched on 14 count Aida fabric. The design area is 134 stitches wide x 105 stitches high. There are 14 colours of floss used.
11. Easy Horse Cross Stitch Pattern by KalyakiStitch
Here is another whimsical horse cross stitch pattern. How adorable is this farm horse design? This is an easy pattern that can be completed by an advanced beginner. It is stitched on 16 count Aida fabric.
The design area is 120 stitches wide x 106 stitches tall. The PDF includes the pattern in colours symbols and in black and white symbols.
12. Girl and Horse Silhouette Cross Stitch Pattern by ZephyrMood
This horse cross stitch pattern is another beautiful silhouette. The colours used make the landscape stand out. Only full cross stitches are used in this pattern. It is an easy pattern, but it is not for a beginner.
The pattern can be stitched on either 14 count of 18 count fabric. It uses 15 colours of DMC floss. The design area is 108 stitches wide x 76 stitches high.
14. Free Horse Cross Stitch Pattern from CrossStitchPatterns.net
Here is a cross stitch horse pattern that can be completed by a beginner. And the pattern is free. This is a super easy pattern that only uses one colour of floss. If you do not like the black, change it up.
It would look great stitched in any colour. The design area is 116 stitches wide x 116 stitches tall.
15. Horse Trio Cross Stitch Pattern by CrossStitchTR
This horse cross stitch pattern is gorgeous! It Is a highly detailed pattern that was designed for an advanced cross stitcher. With this download, you get a colour and black and white pattern, length of the threads required, and the final image.
No matter what your skill level, you can finish a cross stitch horse pattern. Horses are amazing, majestic creatures. What better way to show off your love of the animal than by stitching cross stitch horse patterns?