Anatomy of a Knit or Crochet Pattern
Knit and crochet patterns spell out everything you need to know to create your project.
Checking Your Gauge
Learn why proper gauge is important for your knit or crochet project.
Common Knit Abbreviations
Use this handy guide to familiarize yourself with knit terminology and abbreviations.
Wash With Care
Learn how to care for your finished item.
Blocking a Knit or Crochet Project
Learn how to block your finished project and maintain its shape.
With their interesting shapes, specialty stitches can add unique textures to a needlework project.
Needlework Fabrics 101
Needlepoint, Hardanger, embroidery fabric—what is the difference between them?
Whether you’re a stitching beginner or an expert looking for something different, try one of these options for a new twist!
Counted Cross-Stitch Basics
These general instructions and basic stitches will get you started in counted cross-stitch.
Basic Crochet Stitches
Get started on crochet with this guide to beginner stitches.
Stamped Cross-Stitch Basics
Learn all about stamped cross-stitch.
Types of Needlework: What's the Difference?
Learn the difference between cross-stitch, embroidery, needlepoint, and plastic canvas.