All About Yarn Weights
From lace to jumbo, this guide explores yarn weights.
Whether you’re a stitching beginner or an expert looking for something different, try one of these options for a new twist!
Anatomy of a Knit or Crochet Pattern
Knit and crochet patterns spell out everything you need to know to create your project.
Ballpoint Painting 101
If you can write with a ballpoint pen or color a picture in a coloring book, you can create with ball point paint!
Basic Crochet Stitches
Get started on crochet with this guide to beginner stitches.
Basic Knit Stitches
Learn how to knit using these basic stitches.
Typically stitched in black threads on white fabric, this historic form of needlework is an exciting technique to explore.
Blocking a Knit or Crochet Project
Learn how to block your finished project and maintain its shape.
Blocking a Needlepoint Project
Ensure your project is perfectly blocked with these step-by-step instructions.
Playful projects designed by more than 40 contemporary English artists
Bubble Bead Basics
Beading crafts take on a new dimension with Bubble Beads!
Checking Your Gauge
Learn why proper gauge is important for your knit or crochet project.
Exceptional needlework designs printed in full-color on the fabric for more relaxed stitching
Common Crochet Abbreviations
Brush up on crochet terminology and abbreviations with this guide.
Common Knit Abbreviations
Use this handy guide to familiarize yourself with knit terminology and abbreviations.
Converting Cross-Stitch to Needlepoint
Adapt your favorite cross-stitch charts so they can be done in needlepoint!
Counted Cross-Stitch Basics
These general instructions and basic stitches will get you started in counted cross-stitch.
Learn about the different types, sizes, and styles of crochet hooks.
Cross-Stitch Fabrics 101
Fabric can make all the difference in a project, so it’s important to know the basics before getting started.
Detailed cross-stitch pictures and linens rich in traditional Danish beauty
Finishing Ideas: Counted Cross-Stitch
Once you have completed your counted cross-stitch piece, it can be finished in a variety of ways.
Finishing Your Needlework Stocking
You’ve just finished stitching a stocking—now what?! Read on to learn how to finish it like a pro.
Getting Started in Needlepoint
You’ll be well on your way to becoming a needlepoint pro with this how-to!
Hand-Painted Needlepoint Canvas
Check out these tips on what to look for when selecting a hand-painted canvas.
Hemstitch Tips & Techniques
Drawn threadwork techniques, which create decorative openings in the fabric, create stunning stitchery.
Intro to Diamond Painting
Arrange tiny “diamond”-like facets into colorful patterns and designs that sparkle!
Intro to Hardanger
Take your stitching to the next level with cutwork, a decorative form of counted thread embroidery.
Intro to Zenbroidery
Combine the coloring book trend with traditional needlework!
Needles come in a variety of sizes, styles, and shapes.
Know Your Needles
Learn the different types and sizes of needles available.
Carefully curated designs, adapted from exquisite paintings, imported from Belgium
Learn to Latch Hook
Create rugs, wall hangings, pillows, tree skirts, and more with this fun craft!
Traditional and modern motifs combine in this extensive kit collection from Moldova
Canvas, yarn, and needles—here’s everything you need to know about needlepoint supplies.
Needlework Fabrics 101
Needlepoint, Hardanger, embroidery fabric—what is the difference between them?
Vibrant patterns to be stitched on premium materials, imported from Poland
Create beautiful works of art with paint-by-number.
Express your artistic side with pencil-by-number!
Stunning pictures, pillow covers, and more from 150-year-old Danish design house
Plastic Canvas 101
Make wall hangings, coasters, tissue box covers, and more with this easy-to-stitch craft!
Preserving Your Puzzle
Transform your jigsaw puzzle into beautiful wall art with these easy finishing techniques!
Quiz: How Obsessive a Crafter Are You?
From those who occasionally do crafts to people who have made it their lifestyle, where do you fall on the spectrum?
Beautifully crafted designs for the beginner to advanced stitcher, imported from Estonia
Finest quality kits, with premium fabric and full-color charts, from European Russia
With their interesting shapes, specialty stitches can add unique textures to a needlework project.
Stamped Cross-Stitch Basics
Learn all about stamped cross-stitch.
Stamped Embroidery Basics
Brush up on the basics of stamped embroidery with this guide.
Teach a Child to Stitch
Introducing young children to cross-stitch can be easy and enjoyable for teacher and student alike!
"Paint with thread" as you stitch the lifelike designs, imported from the Netherlands
Tips for Over-One Stitching
Stitching over one fabric thread on evenweave and linen yields stunning results!