Cross-stitch Kitty Napkin

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A kitty in a teacup? What a charming idea! Cross-stitch this simple and quick design onto a napkin to add a little something special to your next tea with friends.


  • Ivory 14-count Aida cloth napkin
  • DMC Six-Strand Embroidery floss


  • Tapestry needle, #24

Stitch Type

  • Backstitch: 1 strand
  • Cross-stitch: 2 strands
  • French Knot: 1 strand (wrapped two times)

Basic Supplies



Size / Stitch Count

  • Approximate finished size is 2”x2”; Stitch Count 29 w x 28 h


1. Print cross-stitch chart and key. (Note: The blue words “chart” and “key” are links. To access these, select the link, then download and print items.)

2. Count up 10 stitches diagonally from one corner of napkin. Use two strands of floss to stitch design on chart.

3. Backstitch stems on cup with one strand 3345. Work all other backstitch and French knots with one strand 310.

by Lois Winston

4 thoughts on “Cross-stitch Kitty Napkin

  1. I think this little kitty chart is really adorable! I’m going to stitch it for a couple of my friends who own cats. thanks so much for sharing!

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