Roundup of New Cross-Stitch Patterns

October week 4.5 roundup of the latest patterns and designer news in the Cross-Stitch community.

Community News:

Featured Pattern:

Afshan Sampler by Maryam of Marroomy Crafts on Gumroad

~ “Afshan sampler is a Border Vagireh plus an Afshan flower in the corner. Afshan is one of the most common flower motifs in Persian rugs. This flower is also known as the mother flower. Also included on top is a band of Persian/Farsi alphabet. From right to left you can find all 32 letters of the Farsi alphabet.”

Winter / Holidays:

Fall / Thanksgiving:

  • Tom Turkey is flirting with a local lady by offering up some berries as a little gift in this primitive design Autumn Love by Rhondas Originals on Etsy
  • Cucurbit Harvest is new from Perrette Samouiloff (TIL cucurbit is the name of the entire gourd family) at Creative Poppy Patterns
  • Autumn Squirrel is a bright but primitive pattern by Barbara Ana Designs on Creative Poppy Patterns website
  • The latest free Thanksgiving and fall patterns available from
  • Screen Door Needlework has a new prim pattern with Fall Scarecrow on Etsy


  • Did you see that McDonalds brought back their Happy Meal Halloween Buckets well Jess of CraftingGeek stitched up some free charts for them! via her blog
  • Books in a Birdcage is a bookmark pattern originally designed as a companion piece to the Haunted Library from Lola Crow Cross Stitch
  • Teresa Kogut updated her Etsy store with her latest market releases: Hello Halloween BookTabby’s Halloween, and Whimsy Witch’s Angry House
  • The latest free Halloween patterns from
  • That bump in the night is either your house is haunted or you bumped your toe, either way Sturdy Nerdy Stitchery says Home Sweet Hell is now on Etsy
  • SkeleSquirrel is a new spooky fall pattern by Jen of The Stitch Crypt on Etsy
  • Screen Door Needlework added Peek A Boo a black cat in a pumpkin and a spidey friend to Etsy
  • Jen of The Stitch Crypt offers a freebie on Ko-fi with Ghoulish Gourd
  • Romy’s Creations has a small freebie Boo is spelled out in ghosts and pumpkins on Instagram
  • Etsy shop stitchcraftByFwass has a dad joke with this pattern Monsters and Ghosts
  • Yellow Birdie Stitches added Spooky Reads & Coffee to their bookmark library on Etsy
  • Craftigurumi listed a set of 6 cocktails Creepy Concoctions Minis done on 14-count plastic canvas, shop on Etsy
  • Alyssa of Stitchonomy combined 5 years of Halloween SALs as a combo pattern pack for a great deal on Etsy
  • A new design by Uncanny Kari is Midnight in the Pumpkin Patch with pink bats and pumpkins! available on her website
  • The flowers have eyes with this pattern from Noctiflora Designs Fanged Flower
  • The Spicy Stitcher Apple a Day You Die Anyway includes the words and a suspicious looking caramel apple on Ko-fi
  • Watchful Woods is the final pattern in the Creepy Cabin series by Infinity Bear Designs (Etsywebsite)
  • The Laurel Witch has two black beauties with Cross Stitch Witch and Hex Signs for #BlackSamplerNovember available on her website
  • Etsy shop Pyro Dog Pins listed Bat to the Bone who is definitely more cute than scary
  • Etsy shop BatStitchNerdyXS says Normal is Overrated (agreed!)
  • Curio Cabinet Crafts Co La Lune et le Chat Noir features a black cat with a full harvest moon on Etsy
  • Cute Embroidery by Kate continues with her postage stamp series with Halloween with a spider, bat, witches hat and star

Stitching with the Housewives:

  • Buffalo Plaid: Winter on Etsy
  • Month 2 Month: January, Let’s Go Ride a Bike: Winter Woods, and Santa’s Hot Cocoa are coming to shops in November
  • Reindeer Ride on Etsy
  • Dapper Doodad: Eek! on Etsy
  • Tiered Tray Tidbit: Santa Sweet on Etsy

Pop Culture / Tabletop / Video Games:

Goth / Witchy / Cottagecore

Subversive / Sweary / Sarcastic:


  • Happy Little Mouse also added Reef Fish to their ocean world on Etsy
  • Stitching Jules Design added to her monochromatic menagerie with Giraffe on Etsy

Sentiments / Typography / Alphabets:

  • Apple Tree Cross Stitch has a vibrant, geometric design with Phone, Wallet, Keys in their Etsy shop

Modern / Contemporary:

Conventional / Traditional:

Samplers / Primitive / Quaker / Folk Art:

Weekly featured Froggo:

Frowny Frog with Cauldron PDF Cross Stitch Pattern on Etsy

By Jess of Stitched Its

~ This week’s feature is about more than just a pattern. Not only did Jess open her shop on Halloween, she did began with nothing but her Frowny Frog series. In this pattern, Frowny Frog did not understand the assignment.

For more of the latest patterns, lists, and links – hop on over to The Front Page of Cross-Stitch here on Frogging News.

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