Pattern as a PDF includes: - An image shows how your embroidery will look. - A pattern showing the breakdown of stitch (black and white symbols). - A DMC colors chart to help you in choosing the right colors. - Number of Floss per color to help you in buying the right number of thread strands.
PDFs are available in your Etsy account under "My Account" and then "Purchase" after payment has been confirmed. All PDF-files you can easily read using Adobe Acrobat: http://get.adobe.com/it/reader/