Ecailles #1042
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

Almost like little fish shells, or dragon skin.

Source Graphiste

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Mix & Gray Pattern #1635
 Metal  CC 0

Metal-Plain or Painted. CC0 License.

Source Unknow

Dark Denim [email protected] #596
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

This is the third pattern called Dark Denim, but hey, we all love them!

Source Brandon Jacoby

Axiom [email protected] #331
 Grid  CC BY-SA 3.0

Not even 1kb, but very stylish. Gray thin lines.

Source Struck Axiom

Stone Wall & Dark #1542
 Stone  CC 0

Incoming catena. Stone & well. CC0 texture.

Source Unknow

Simple Horizontal Light #982
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

Sometimes you just need the simplest thing.

Source Fabricio

Pinstriped Suit #665
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

Just like your old suit, all striped and smooth.

Source Alex Berkowitz

Low Contrast Linen #863
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

A smooth mid-tone gray, or low contrast if you will, linen pattern.

Source Jordan Pittman

R.I.P Steve Jobs #292
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

He influenced us all. “Don’t be sad because it’s over. Smile because it happened.”

Source Atle Mo

Waves #1694
 Paper  CC 0

Paper-Wallpaper. CC0 License.

Source Unknow

Background Pattern Green #1939
 Green  CC 0

Fix and cc0 to get the tile this is based on.

Source SliverKnight

Mugs pattern #2479
 Colorful  CC 0

A seamless pattern formed from miutopia mug remixes on a tablecloth.

Source Firkin

Textured Stripes #867
 Stripes  CC BY-SA 3.0

A lovely light gray pattern with stripes and a dash of noise.

Source V. Hartikainen

Wood 3 #1445
 Wood  CC 0

Gamedev - Wood Textures. CC0 License.

Source Davit Masia

Decorative divider 206 #2380
 Dark  CC 0

Derived from a corner decoration itself found as a jpg on Pixabay.

Source Firkin

Decorative divider 233 #2145
 Dark  CC 0

From a drawing in 'Hyde Park from Domesday-Book to date', John Ashton, 1896.

Source Firkin

Floral pattern 6 (colour 5) #2457
 Fabric  CC 0

Alternative colour scheme for the original floral pattern.

Source Firkin

Background pattern 208 #2465
 Grid  CC 0

A seamless pattern created from a square tile. To get the tile, select the rectangle in Inkscape and use shift+alt+i.

Source Firkin

Black [email protected] #64
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

In the spirit of WWDC 2011, here is a dark iOS inspired linen pattern.

Source Atle Mo

Floral design 98 #1783
 Dark  CC 0

From a drawing in 'Art Embroidery', M.S. Lockwood and E. Glaister, 1878.

Source Firkin

Straws #972
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

Super detailed 16×16 tile that forms a beautiful pattern of straws.

Source Pavel

Seamless Prismatic Pythagorean Line Art Pattern No Background #569
 Light  CC 0

Seamless Prismatic Pythagorean Line Art Pattern No Background. A seamless pattern that includes the original tile (go to Objects / Pattern / Pattern To Objects in Inkscape's menu to extract it).

Source GDJ

Escheresque [email protected] #1065
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

A comeback for you: the popular Escheresque, now in black.

Source Patten

Geometric pattern #2002
 Dark  CC 0

A monochrome pattern from a tile that can be had by selecting the rectangle in Inkscaope and using shift+alt+i

Source Firkin

Frozen Surface With Diagonal Stripes #912
 Stripes  CC BY-SA 3.0

This light background pattern has a texture of "frozen" surface with diagonal stripes. Here's an yet another addition to the collection of free website backgrounds.

Source V. Hartikainen

Retro Circles Background 8 #435
 Dark  CC 0

Retro Circles Background 8

Source GDJ

Rice [email protected] #339
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

Scanned some rice paper and tiled it up for you. Enjoy.

Source Atle Mo

White Brick [email protected] #594
 Wall  CC BY-SA 3.0

If you’re sick of the fancy 3D, grunge and noisy patterns, take a look at this flat 2D brick wall.

Source Listvetra

Paper [email protected] #16
 Paper  CC BY-SA 3.0

A slightly grainy paper pattern with small horizontal and vertical strokes.

Source Atle Mo

Shapes pattern #2409
 Brown  CC 0

A seamless pattern formed from a square tile. The tile can be retrieved by selecting the rectangle in Inkscape and using shift-alt-i.

Source Firkin