A Single Red Rose, Romantic Floral, Valentine's Day Sweetheart Gift, Symbol of Love and Romance Counted Cross Stitch Pattern



  • Digital download
  • Digital file type(s): 4 PDF

A single red rose to show off your romantic side.

This listing is for a digital counted cross stitch pattern - not a kit. After checking out, you will be able to download the pattern from your account. It is in PDF format so any software that can open a PDF can be used to view and print the design.

Tech Specs:
Difficulty level: If you can count, you can stitch it! Don't believe me? Email me and we'll talk.

Pattern Size only:
200 stitches (W) X 245 stitches (H)

Pattern Dimensions only:
11 count Aida – 18.2 inches (W) X 22.3 inches (H)
14 count Aida – 14.3 inches (W) X 17.5 inches (H)
18 count Aida – 11.1 inches (W) X 13.6 inches (H)
25 count (over 1) – 8.0 inches (W) X 9.8 inches (H)
25 count (over 2) – 16.0 inches (W) X 19.6 inches (H)

Be sure to add additional inches to both width and height for final cut of fabric. The above dimensions are strictly the size of the stitched pattern. Recommendation is 2 or 3 inches PER SIDE - therefore add 4 or 6 inches to both width and height.

35 Total DMC colors used
(no background stitching)


Although it is listed as 35 DMC colors, quite a few of them do not need a lot of floss. You probably have enough in remnants from other projects to use in this one. The symbol guide in the booklet has the number of stitches need. Here’s the breakdown:

• 6 colors have less than or exactly 50 stitches
• 2 colors have between 51 and 100 stitches
• 12 colors have between 101 and 500 stitches
• 7 colors have between 501 and 1000 stitches
• 6 colors have between 1001 and 2000 stitches
• 2 color has over 2001 stitches

You can choose from regular format color chart booklet (ends in RC) or regular format black and white chart booklet (ends in RBW).

Also included as part of your available downloads are the large format patterns. You can choose from large format color chart booklet (ends in LC) or large format black and white chart booklet (ends in LBW).

Download pattern includes chart, floss listing and thread sorter pages. Also included is an estimated length PDF for the 3 main sizes (11 count, 14 count and 18 count).


**Please note this pattern is for personal use only.
***Please do not copy, redistribute or re-sell this pattern in any format.
****Please do not use the story on this page in any form without express written permission.

The Inspiration:

Another single, red rose. He's given her a single beautiful, perfect red rose on the first of every month since they've been married. She never expected them. She never demanded them.

And when she asked him why he always gave her a rose on the first of the month, he told her simply - It's to remind her that she was always the first in his thoughts, the beauty in his life and the one who put the joyful color into his soul.

And now it would be her turn. She would give him a single, perfect red rose. One that would never die, as her love for him would never die. One that he could hold close without fear of sharp thorns, just as he could always hold her close and never fear her thorns.

The single red rose counted cross stitch pattern is for all those who can see such beauty in the world around us.


If you've gotten this far...I hope this has inspired you!

Thank you for looking and reading!

Have a great day!

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Dorothy Zwierz

Dorothy Zwierz

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5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful and challenging pattern, can't wait to get to work!

lauren k Aug 23, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

very nice pattern , quick service

Judy H. Mar 27, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Am anxious to start on this cross-stitch rose.

Patrica Jun 10, 2019

5 out of 5 stars

I love this design for a pillow. I also wanted rustic but soft. The seller has been the best to communicate with. I asked her so many questions, but yet she was always happy, gracious and helpful! Started this. Not an easy pattern, but the detail will be so worth it.

valimp Mar 1, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Dorothy, I was getting ready for bed and decided to check my emails.....and there you were with the finished product. You made me cry.........I am 73 yrs old and have been cross stitching for over 40 years and never, I mean never have I ever seen a pattern so clearly printed, clearly stated, soooooo professionally done, so beautifully explained as what you just provided............I have no words..............thank you is not good enough. What you went through to produce this for me, I don't have the words to express my gratitude. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. The finished product is going to a well deserved police officer at Christmas time. As I wipe the tears, I smile because I met someone like you. You are awesome! Thank you for being YOU! Sharon McLaughlin

Sharon McLaughlin May 29, 2019

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