Basic Crochet Stitches
Get started on crochet with this guide to beginner stitches.
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.
Whether you’re a stitching beginner or an expert looking for something different, try one of these options for a new twist!
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.
Learn about the different types, sizes, and styles of crochet hooks.
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.
All About Yarn Weights
From lace to jumbo, this guide explores yarn weights.
Blocking a Knit or Crochet Project
Learn how to block your finished project and maintain its shape.
Needlework Fabrics 101
Needlepoint, Hardanger, embroidery fabric—what is the difference between them?