Miserable Cow funny cross stitch pattern

Miserable Cow


Do you have "special" people in your life who take joy in seeing the negative in any situation? Need a little reminder to be the best version of yourself? This funny cross stitch pattern can help! It's the perfect gift for someone in your life who needs a little nudge, and decorates your home or office with style and humour. Based on a vintage illustration, this pattern reminds us all to not take life so seriously. It's always better to be the sparkly unicorn, and not the miserable cow! Get started on this funny cross stitch pattern today!




Product code: CS-VS06

Collection: Vintage Sass


Model stitched on 16 count Fiddlers Cloth Aida fabric using DMC embroidery floss


Please note: This is a digital PDF pattern only, not a printed pattern that will be shipped in the mail. It is not a kit or a finished product. You will be sent a download link when your payment has been processed. Any up-to-date PDF reader (for example Preview on a Mac, GoodReader on iOS, or Adobe Reader on a Mac or PC) will be able to read the patterns, or they can be printed for ease of use.


All cross stitch patterns are copyright Dana Batho and are for personal use only. Reselling or redistributing patterns in any way is prohibited unless prior written consent has been granted by the designer. You are permitted to make a working copy of the pattern to stitch from. Commercial use of the pattern is prohibited. Please see the terms of use for more information, or contact the designer.



Pattern details:

  • 105 stitches wide by 169 stitches high
  • 7.5" wide by 12" high on 14 count
  • Full stitches
  • 7 colours
  • Full colour chart includes DMC colour key, colour preview and thread sorter
  • Includes full black & white chart at the end of the colour chart
  • Includes one-page pattern for digital devices
  • Optional free "How To Stitch" guide available at checkout
  • Dozens of tutorial videos available at Peacock & Fig's YouTube channel

*To frame this piece like in the featured image, look for oval hoops or quilters/quilting hoops.

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If you love this pattern, you may also enjoy a matching t-shirt! The wonderfully sassy Suzy Swede loved stitching this pattern up so much, she asked me if she could use the quote for a t-shirt in her shop! Check out this fun t-shirt here

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