WANT TO GIVE A THOUGHTFUL, HANDMADE VALENTINE THIS YEAR? WHY NOT TRY A SIMPLE CROSS-STITCH DESIGN!
Send your favourite Valentine some love hearts with this simple counted cross-stitch pattern! Love Hearts is quick and easy to stitch, but who doesn’t love giving (and getting) a handmade gift for any occasion.
This design is a nice small size, making it perfect for a card, the front of a small pillow, or on a display backing for your shelves or tiered trays!
Let’s take a closer look!
About the LOVE HEARTS Cross Stitch Pattern
- Skill Level: Beginner
- Finished Design Size: This pattern measures 2.6″ x 2.6″ (6.7 x 6.7 cm) unframed when stitched on 14-count Aida cloth
- Stitches Used: full cross-stitches, half cross-stitches
This easy pattern is a wonderful project for beginner stitchers. There are no knots or backstitching.
In this video, I highlight my Fall Pumpkin cross-stitch pattern, but you can see what is included in each of my patterns!
Be sure to get all the details here in my YouTube video:
Materials and Tools
This pattern requires the following materials.
Fabric: This pattern was designed using 14-count Aida as the fabric. Choose your favourite colour, but remember that the white stitches won’t show well on white fabric!
Threads: DMC is my absolutely go-to for floss, but of course, you can choose the brand you love most. There are a number of online tools that will convert the numbers to the brand of your choice.
- DMC BLANC – White
- DMC 326 – Rose very deep
- DMC 151 – Dusty Rose very light
Highlighter or Marking Pen
Magnifier or Light
Get the LOVE HEARTS Counted Cross Stitch Pattern
This cute and quick pattern is available in my shop here: LOVE HEARTS CROSS STITCH PATTERN
For another super-cute Valentine’s Day cross-stitch project, check this out 👉 OWL ALWAYS LOVE YOU CROSS STITCH PATTERN
Want to remember this? Save “Love Hearts: Stitch a 4-Square Cross Stitch for Your Valentine” to your favourite Pinterest boards!