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Welcome to my Folksy shop! I have a wide selection of cross stitch and blackwork patterns inspired by history and nature. I now stock textile jewellery, home décor and greeting cards, most of which feature my hand embroidery.

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Celtic Blackwork embroidery pattern - blackwork pattern - blackwork PDF

Celtic Blackwork embroidery pattern - blackwork pattern - blackwork PDF
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A counted blackwork pattern inspired by an ancient Irish manuscript (see Inspiration).

Stitch count: 114 x 152
Size on 14/28-coutn fabric: 8.1" x 11" (21 x 28cm)
Threads: DMC Perle cotton OR DMC stranded cotton
Techniques: Back stitch

File includes colour symbol chart, symbol key and colour image of completed design.

See more blackwork patterns by visiting my shop homepage.

This listing is for a digital PDF pattern of 9 pages; this is not a listing for a printed pattern or a finished item.

The pattern will be e-mailed to you within 48 hours of payment being received. It will be sent to the e-mail account you use with Folksy.

You will need software that can read PDF files.

Due to the nature of digital files, I cannot issue a refund after the pattern has been sent. If you have any queries, please contact me BEFORE you make your purchase.


Based on a carpet page from the Book of Durrow, a religious manuscript dating from the 7th century. A carpet page is a page without text but entirely covered with decoration. The manuscript is now housed in Trinity College, Dublin.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by The Hawthorn Tree within 3 days of receiving payment.

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Returns Policy

You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.

Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken.

Additional terms

Due to their nature I cannot offer refunds for digital files once they have been sent. If you have any queries please contact me BEFORE you make your purchase.

Read the Folksy Returns Policy.