When Josh and I got married I folded 1,000 paper cranes and used them as decorations at our reception. Ever since then, origami cranes have had a special place in my heart.
I’ve been wanting to make a crane cross stitch pattern for a long time and finally sat down and did it! And it’s my gift to you. Why not stitch 1,000?
The finished crane is about 4×2 inches when done on 14ct.
Download the PDF here – Free Pattern Friday September 2014
There are more free patterns to download here, and patterns to purchase here at my Etsy.
I think trying to cross stitch 1,000 cranes would drive me insane! You’re a stronger woman than me to fold 1,000 of them!
Yeah, cross stitching 1,000 of them would never actually happen, but it’s a neat thought! The craziest part about me folding the 1,000 was that I started about a month before the wedding!
I remember you tweeting about the wedding cranes – so gorgeous and colourful! 🙂 x
Thanks so much! 🙂
1000! I wonder how many you’d make before you could do without the pattern.
Oh that’s a good question! I don’t know! When folding them I definitely went on autopilot after awhile!
What a fun story, and cute pattern!