This counted cross stitch pattern of a Red Fox was designed from the beautiful artwork of Joni Johnson Godsy. Original image copyright of Joni Johnson Godsy and Cypress Fine Art Licensing. Only full cross stitches are used in this pattern.
Kuda-Kitsune or Kanko (管狐, "pipe fox"?) is a creature supposedly employed by Japanese kitsune-tsukai, those who use foxes as spirit familiars. Its use is described as a rat-sized fox which can be kept in a tobacco pipe.