I recently came across a fantastic website which is a great source for free cross stitch patterns. You can click here to see the lovely array they have available: http://www.cross-stitch-pattern.net/Free-Designs.aspx
Here are some of the beautiful designs featured on the site -- to download the instructions from their website -- just click on the photos.
These kitties are just adorable:
Love this Jack Russell Terrier:
Something to warm your heart (this one is called summer):