Anatomy of a Knit or Crochet Pattern
Knit and crochet patterns spell out everything you need to know to create your project.
Types of Needlework: What's the Difference?
Learn the difference between cross-stitch, embroidery, needlepoint, and plastic canvas.
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.
Common Crochet Abbreviations
Brush up on crochet terminology and abbreviations with this guide.
Checking Your Gauge
Learn why proper gauge is important for your knit or crochet project.
All About Yarn Weights
From lace to jumbo, this guide explores yarn weights.
Common Knit Abbreviations
Use this handy guide to familiarize yourself with knit terminology and abbreviations.
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?
Know Your Needles
Learn the different types and sizes of needles available.
Whether you’re a stitching beginner or an expert looking for something different, try one of these options for a new twist!