Common Crochet Abbreviations
Brush up on crochet terminology and abbreviations with this guide.
Wash With Care
Learn how to care for your finished item.
Common Knit Abbreviations
Use this handy guide to familiarize yourself with knit terminology and abbreviations.
All About Yarn Weights
From lace to jumbo, this guide explores yarn weights.
Needlework Fabrics 101
Needlepoint, Hardanger, embroidery fabric—what is the difference between them?
Know Your Needles
Learn the different types and sizes of needles available.
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.
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.
Counted Cross-Stitch Basics
These general instructions and basic stitches will get you started in counted cross-stitch.
Cross-Stitch Fabrics 101
Fabric can make all the difference in a project, so it’s important to know the basics before getting started.