Symbols and Signs: Free Patterns of Ancient Symbols

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    Free Water Symbol Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Water Symbol Cross Stitch Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.


    Free Ancient, Wiccan and Pagan symbols to stitch for decorative uses. Many of these patterns are inspired by Pagan and Wiccan Symbols images from Patti Wigington, About.com Guide to Paganism and Wicca.

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    Free Fire Symbol Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Fire Sign Cross Stitch Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    In the four classical elements, fire is a purifying, masculine energy, associated with the South, and connected to strong will and energy. Fire destroys, and yet it also can create new life.
    Free Cross Stitch patterns for Air, Earth, and Water
    Pattern Key:
    Cross Stitch
    oUse the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 47w by 40h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add...MORE several inches to each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 4 1/4w by 3 5/8h
    • 14-count, 3 1/4w by 2 3/4h
    • 16-count, 2 7/8w by 2 1/2h
    • 18-count, 2 1/2w by 2 1/8h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Earth Symbol Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Earth Sign Cross Stitch Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    In the four classical elements, earth is considered the ultimate feminine element. In the spring, at the time of new growth and life, the earth quickens and grows full with the beginnings of each year's crop.
    Free Cross Stitch patterns for Air, Water, and Fire
    Pattern Key:
    Cross Stitch
    oUse the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 47w by 40h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts...MORE (in inches):
    Add several inches to each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 4 1/4w by 3 5/8h
    • 14-count, 3 1/4w by 2 3/4h
    • 16-count, 2 7/8w by 2 1/2h
    • 18-count, 2 1/2w by 2 1/8h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Air Symbol Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Air Sign Cross Stitch Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    In the four classical elements, air is the element of the East, connected to the soul and the breath of life. Air is associated with the colors yellow and white.
    Free Cross Stitch patterns for Earth, Water, and Fire
    Pattern Key:
    Cross Stitch
    oUse the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 47w by 40h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add several inches to each side for...MORE the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 4 1/4w by 3 5/8h
    • 14-count, 3 1/4w by 2 3/4h
    • 16-count, 2 7/8w by 2 1/2h
    • 18-count, 2 1/2w by 2 1/8h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Triple Spiral Cross Stitch Pattern - Triskele Symbol

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Triple Spiral Cross Stitch Pattern - Free Triskele Cross Stitch Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    The Triple Spiral, or Triskele Symbol, is an ancient symbol associated with Celtic designs, but has also been found in Buddhist writings, Lycaean coins, Isle of Man bank notes, and is the symbol of Sicily. Learn more.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the Floss Color of your choice.
    Design Size: 69w by 65h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add...MORE several inches to each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 6 1/4w by 5 7/8h
    • 14-count, 4 7/8w by 4 5/8h
    • 16-count, 4 1/4w by 4h
    • 18-count, 3 3/4w by 3 1/2h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Triple Spiral Cross Stitch Pattern Model

    Photo and Design © 2010 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Triskele Pattern Model. Photo and Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    Pattern Name: Triple Spiral
    Fabric Used:14-count Dark Navy Aida fabric
    Floss: Two strands of DMC six-strand embroidery floss color number 471
    Stitch Used: Cross Stitch
    Techniques:
    Gridded fabric using a chalk pencil.
    Started stitches using the loop method. Tools:
    Spring Tension Hoop
    Gold Petite Cross Stitch Needles
    Alternate Ideas:
    Substitute a cross stitch variation for some or all of the cross stitches in the design.

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    Free Thor's Hammer Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Norse Symbol Cross Stitch Graph. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    Typically used in Pagan traditions with a Norse background, such as Asatru, this symbol (also called Mjolnir) represents the power of Thor over lightning and thunder. Learn more.

    Printable pdf Thor's Hammer Pattern
    Pattern Key:
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 151w by 149h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add several inches to each...MORE side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 13 5/8w by 13 1/2h
    • 14-count, 10 3/4w by 10 5/8h
    • 16-count, 9 3/8w by 9 1/4h
    • 18-count, 8 3/8w by 8 1/2h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Sun Wheel Cross Stitch Chart

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Wiccan Symbol Cross Stitch Graph. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    Often called the Sun Wheel, the Wheel of the Year represents the eight Wiccan Sabbats. Learn more.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 85w by 85h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add several inches to each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 7 5/8w by 7 5/8h
    • 14-count, 6w by 6h
    • 16-count, 5 1/4w by...MORE 5 1/4h
    • 18-count, 4 5/8w by 4 5/8h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Cross Stitch Solar Cross Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Cross Stitch Solar Cross or Wotan's Cross Pattern. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    The Solar Cross, also known as Wotan's Cross, represents the sun, the four seasons, and the four classical elements. It is also used as an astroligical symbol for the earth. Learn more.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 79w by 84h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add several inches to each side...MORE for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 7 1/8w by 7 5/8h
    • 14-count, 5 5/8w by 6h
    • 16-count, 4 7/8w by 5 1/4h
    • 18-count, 4 3/8w by 4 5/8h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Triple Horn of Odin Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Triple Horn of Odin Cross Stitch Pattern. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    The Triple Horn of Odin is made of three interlocking drinking horns, and represents Odin, the father of Norse gods. Learn more.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 99w by 104h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add several inches to each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 9w by 9 3/8h
    • 14-count, 7w...MORE by 7 3/8h
    • 16-count, 6 1/8w by 6 1/2h
    • 18-count, 5 1/2w by 5 3/4h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Horned God / Blessing Moon Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Horned God / Blessing Moon Cross Stitch Pattern. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    Symbols of horned beings have been found in cave paintings dating back thousands of years. The Horned God symbol represents many different things in various traditions. This symbol can also represent the Horn or Blessing Moon. Learn More.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 37w by 50h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric...MORE counts (in inches):
    Add several inches to each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 3 1/4w by 4 1/2h
    • 14-count, 2 5/8w by 3 1/2h
    • 16-count, 2 1/4w by 3 1/8h
    • 18-count, 2w by 2 3/4h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Hecate's Wheel Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Hecate's Wheel Cross Stitch Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    Hecate's Wheel is a labyrinthine symbol also known as the Stropholos of Hecate that has connections with the powers of knowledge and life. Learn more.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 49w by 49h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add several inches to each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 4...MORE 3/8w by 4 3/8h
    • 14-count, 3 1/2w by 3 1/2h
    • 16-count, 3w by 3h
    • 18-count, 2 5/8w by 2 5/8h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Five Point Star in Circle Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Five Point Star in Circle Cross Stitch Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    The pentacle is a five-pointed star, or pentagram, contained in a circle. Learn more.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 67w by 67h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add several inches to each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 6w by 6h
    • 14-count, 4 3/4w by 4 3/4h
    • 16-count, 4 1/8w by 4 1/8h
    • 18-coun...MOREt, 3 5/8w by 3 5/8h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Five Point Star Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Five Point Star Cross Stitch Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    The pentagram is a five-pointed star with special meaning to many Pagans and Wiccans. One use of the symbol is in the Pentagram Tarot Spread. The five-point star also symbolizes the Star of Bethlehem.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 109w by 105h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add several inches...MORE to each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 9 7/8w by 9 1/2h
    • 14-count, 7 3/4w by 7 1/2h
    • 16-count, 6 3/4w by 6 1/2h
    • 18-count, 6w by 5 3/4h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Eye of Ra / Udjat Symbol Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Eye of Ra Cross Stitch Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    Similar to the Eye of Horus, the Eye of Ra is one of the most ancient magical symbols. Also called the udjat, the Eye of Ra was painted on the boats of Egyptian fishermen for protection. Learn more.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 75w by 54h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add several inches to...MORE each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 4 1/8w by 3h
    • 14-count, 5 1/4w by 3 3/4h
    • 16-count, 4 5/8w by 3 3/8h
    • 18-count, 4 1/8w by 3h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Eye of Horus / Wedjat Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Eye of Horus Cross Stitch Pattern. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    The Eye of Horus,sometimes referred to as the wedjat, represents Horus, the Egyptian falcon-headed god. The Eye was used as a symbol of both protection and healing. It is similar to the Eye of Ra. Learn more.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 56w by 41h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add several...MORE inches to each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 5w by 3 5/8h
    • 14-count, 4w by 2 7/8h
    • 16-count, 3 1/2w by 2 1/2h
    • 18-count, 3w by 2 1/4h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Seven-Pointed Star Cross Stitch Pattern - Elven Star Graph

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Seven-Pointed / Elven Star Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    Connected with the seven days of the week, the seven pillars of wisdom, and many other magical theories, the Seven-Pointed Star is a widely used symbol with many meanings. Learn more.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 91w by 86h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add several inches to each side for...MORE the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 5w by 4 3/4h
    • 14-count, 6 1/2w by 6 1/8h
    • 16-count, 5 5/8w by 5 3/8h
    • 18-count, 5w by 4 3/4h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Celtic Shield Knot Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Celtic Shield Knot Cross Stitch Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc

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    The Celtic shield knot is used for warding and protection. Shield knots have appeared in cultures around the world and have taken a variety of different forms. Learn more.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 56w by 57h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add several inches to each side for the cut...MORE fabric size.


    • 11-count, 3 1/8w by 3h
    • 14-count, 4w by 4h
    • 16-count, 3 1/2w by 3 1/2h
    • 18-count, 3 1/8w by 3h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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  • 19 of 23

    Free Small Ankh Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Small Ankh Cross Stitch Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    The Ankh is the ancient Egyptian symbol of eternal life. Learn more.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 43w by 79h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add several inches to each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 2 3/8w by 4 3/8h
    • 14-count, 3w by 5 5/8h
    • 16-count, 2 5/8w by 4 7/8h
    • 18-count, 2 3/8w by...MORE 4 3/8h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Brighid's Cross Cross-Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Brighid's Cross Cross-Stitch Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    Brighid's Cross is a symbol of the Irish goddess who presides over hearth and home. It is also used as a symbol of St. Brighid. Learn more.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 35w by 35h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add several inches to each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 3 1/8w by 3...MORE 1/8h
    • 14-count, 2 1/2w by 2 1/2h
    • 16-count, 2 1/8w by 2 1/8h
    • 18-count, 1 7/8w by 1 7/8h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Triple Crescent Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Triple Crescent Cross Stitch Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    Another Goddess Symbol - The Triple Crescent Symbol is representative of the three phases of the moon. Learn more about Working With the Gods and Goddesses.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    i   Use the floss color of your choice.
    x   Use the floss color of your choice.
    o   Use the floss color of your choice.
    Design Size: 26w by 30h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts...MORE (in inches):
    Add several inches to each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 2 1/4w by 2 5/8h
    • 14-count, 1 3/4w by 2 1/8h
    • 16-count, 1 5/8w by 1 7/8h
    • 18-count, 1 3/8w by 1 5/8h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Seax Wica Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Seax Wica Cross Stitch Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    Seax Wica, founded in 1970, is inspired by Saxon religion of old, but is specifically not a reconstructionist tradition. The symbol of the tradition represents the moon, the sun, and the eight Wiccan sabbats. Learn more.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 61w by 61h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    A...MOREdd several inches to each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 5 1/2w by 5 1/2h
    • 14-count, 4 1/4w by 4 1/4h
    • 16-count, 3 3/4w by 3 3/4h
    • 18-count, 3 3/8w by 3 3/8h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com
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    Free Triple Goddess Cross Stitch Pattern

    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.
    Design © 2009 Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc. Free Triple Goddess Cross Stitch Chart. Design © Connie G. Barwick, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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    This symbol, sometimes called the Triple Goddess symbol, represents the three phases of the moon -- waxing, full, and waning. Learn more.

    Pattern Key:
    Symbol    Floss Color Number
    Cross Stitch
    o   Use the floss color(s) of your choice.
    Design Size: 39w by 21h
    Stitching Level: Beginner
    Finished Design Size:
    For commonly used fabric counts (in inches):
    Add several inches to each side for the cut fabric size.


    • 11-count, 3 1/2w by 1 7/8h
    • 1...MORE4-count, w2 3/4 by 1 1/2h
    • 16-count, 2 3/8w by 1 1/4h
    • 18-count, 2 1/8w by 1 1/8h

    (For fabric counts not listed here use the
    .)

    Stitching Tips:
    Use one-two strands of floss for back stitch and two-three strands of floss for cross stitch. For other fabric
    , adjust the number of floss strands as needed.


    Helpful Cross Stitch Information:

    This free Cross Stitch pattern is protected by copyright laws. If someone wants a copy, please direct them to this URL - http://crossstitch.about.com