Wash With Care
Learn how to care for your finished item.
Needlework Fabrics 101
Needlepoint, Hardanger, embroidery fabric—what is the difference between them?
Anatomy of a Knit or Crochet Pattern
Knit and crochet patterns spell out everything you need to know to create your project.
Common Knit Abbreviations
Use this handy guide to familiarize yourself with knit terminology and abbreviations.
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.
All About Yarn Weights
From lace to jumbo, this guide explores yarn weights.
With their interesting shapes, specialty stitches can add unique textures to a needlework project.
Know Your Needles
Learn the different types and sizes of needles available.
Counted Cross-Stitch Basics
These general instructions and basic stitches will get you started in counted cross-stitch.
Whether you’re a stitching beginner or an expert looking for something different, try one of these options for a new twist!
Basic Knit Stitches
Learn how to knit using these basic stitches.