Grid #974
 Gray  CC BY-SA 3.0

There are quite a few grid patterns, but this one is a super tiny grid with some dust for good measure.

Source Dominik Kiss

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Decorative divider 242 #2083
 Dark  CC 0

From a drawing in 'Sun Pictures of the Norfolk Broads', Ernest Suffling, 1892.

Source Firkin

White [email protected] #132
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

Not the most creative name, but it’s a good all-purpose light background.

Source Dmitry

Background pattern 26 (black) #199
 Dark  CC 0

Pattern formed from simple shapes. Black version.

Source Firkin

Background pattern 213 #2412
 Dark  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

geometrical pattern 01 remix #2456
 Wall  CC 0

This is a remix of "geometrical pattern 01".

Source Yamachem

Brick pattern #2424
 Wall  CC 0

A simple rendering of a brick wall.

Source Firkin

Hoffman #1152
 Wall  CC BY-SA 3.0

Did anyone say The Hoff? This pattern is in no way related to Baywatch.

Source Josh Green

Background pattern #1963
 Dark  CC 0

To get the tile this is based on select the rectangle in Inkscape and use shift+alt+i.

Source Firkin

Floral background #2474
 Green  CC 0

Derived from an image on publicdomainpictures.net.

Source Firkin

Arches #715
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

One more in the line of patterns inspired by Japanese/Asian styles. Smooth.

Source Kim Ruddock

Food #1300
 Yellow  CC BY-SA 3.0

Holy mackerel, it’s colorful—but still subtle.

Source Ilya

Japanese family crest called chidori 02 #2440
 Brown  CC 0

The image depicts a seamless pattern of a Japanese family crest called "chidori" in Japanese .A chidori in Japanese means a plover in English.

Source Yamachem

Background pattern 9 (colour) #214
 Noise  CC 0

Colour version of a pattern that came out of playing with the 'light rays' plug-in for Paint.net

Source Firkin

Background pattern 334 (colour 2) #1731
 Yellow  CC 0

Derived from an image that was uploaded to Pixabay by Kaz

Source Firkin

Subtle Orange [email protected] #98
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

A hint of orange color, and some crossed and embossed lines.

Source Adam Anlauf

Seamless Core Pattern 5 #169
 Dark  CC 0

Seamless Core Pattern 5

Source GDJ

Stone Wall & Dark #1526
 Stone  CC 0

Incoming catena. Stone & well. CC0 texture.

Source Unknow

"Honeycomb", Orange Background Pattern #1313
 Orange  CC BY-SA 3.0

The following orange background pattern resembles a honeycomb.

Source V. Hartikainen

Fence 9 (colour 2) #2194
 Wood  CC 0

A browner version of the original weathered fence texture.

Source Firkin

Tessellation 16 #2215
 Yellow  CC 0

The unit cell for this seamless pattern can be had in Inkscape by selecting the rectangle and using shift+alt+i.

Source Firkin

Fabric 1 #9
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

Semi-light fabric pattern made out of random pixels in shades of gray.

Source Atle Mo

Colorful Floral Background 3 No Black #485
 Light  CC 0

Colorful Floral Background 3 No Black

Source GDJ

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

Floors & Dark Stone #1594
 Wall  CC 0

Floors-Tiles. CC0 License.

Source Unknow

Checkered Light Emboss #280
 Grid  CC BY-SA 3.0

Sort of like the Photoshop transparent background, but better!

Source Alex Parker

Wet Paper Background (Pale Yellow) #1224
 Yellow  CC BY-SA 3.0

A seamless paper background colored in pale yellow.

Source V. Hartikainen

Debut Dark #1014
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

Same classic 45-degree pattern, dark version.

Source Luke McDonald

Vines #1693
 Paper  CC 0

Paper-Wallpaper. CC0 License.

Source Unknow

Diamond pattern (colour 4) #2282
 Blue  CC 0

From a tile that can be had by selecting the rectangle in Inkscape and using shift+alt+i.

Source Firkin