Checking Your Gauge
Learn why proper gauge is important for your knit or crochet project.
Common Crochet Abbreviations
Brush up on crochet terminology and abbreviations with this guide.
Wash With Care
Learn how to care for your finished item.
Stamped Cross-Stitch Basics
Learn all about stamped cross-stitch.
Blocking a Knit or Crochet Project
Learn how to block your finished project and maintain its shape.
Anatomy of a Knit or Crochet Pattern
Knit and crochet patterns spell out everything you need to know to create your project.
Counted Cross-Stitch Basics
These general instructions and basic stitches will get you started in counted cross-stitch.
Needles come in a variety of sizes, styles, and shapes.
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?
Basic Crochet Stitches
Get started on crochet with this guide to beginner stitches.