Pattern designer for craft projects

Pattern Grid helps you create designs for crafts such as cross stitch, tapestry, beading, rug making, weaving and knitting. Draw, trace and edit your patterns, then print the chart and make or share them. Our User Guide videos can help.

Explore our Library and use patterns from it, then add something new for everyone to use.

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Draw text

Text is too wide for pattern

Open grid file

Grid settings

Show grid lines
Cell shape
Staggered rows

Color palette settings

Palette size
Background color
Pattern is using more colours

New tracing image

Auto tracing

Please choose an image file,
auto trace will automatically pick colors and make a pattern from it.

Auto tracing progress


Tracing settings


About tracing settings

Dither and Edge affect the behavior of Auto Trace, Magic Fill and Magic Brush.

Dither changes how they alternate colors to get the right average shade. We recommend small amount of dither for normal patterns, and higher levels only for very large patterns.

Edge changes how they select color at edges. Soft will blend colors, whereas sharp will choose color from one side or the other.

After changing Dither or Edge, try clicking Magic Fill to see the effect.

Pattern library


How to use it

Click or touch the grid, icons, colors and menus to make and use patterns.

See our User Guide for more detailed instructions

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