Sewing & Textiles

Punch Needle Kits

15 Fun Punch Needle Kits

These punch needle kits will make learning punch needle embroidery easy! We highlight both beginner and intermediate kits for those who want a little more challenge.

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Are Lighted Crochet Hooks Right For You?

A pair of lighted crochet hooks will ease working with darker yarns, enable you to be more productive crocheting at night, and help with overcoming vision challenges, but what should you look for in a set? We break it all down for you.

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A Guide to Variegated Yarn

Don’t let this unique yarn pass you by! Variegated yarn is a fascinating, multicolored material that can add a ton of visual interest to your projects. Let’s take a deep dive into this multi-color yarn to gain an appreciation for what it has to offer your art.

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9 Unique Crochet Stitches

This stable of stitches will grant your projects tons of texture, lending your work a unique look that you don’t often see — transforming an everyday baby blanket or pair of socks into something truly spectacular.

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18 Essential Crochet Stitches From Beginner to Advanced

Once you learn to crochet, a world of crocheted creations will be open to you. Afghans, lapghans, sweaters, shawls, hats, mittens, and even fun stuff such as lace tablecloths and doilies will all be within reach. But your new hobby will necessitate some basic supplies… AND some basic stitches. Here’s how you can get started and quickly advance.

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How to Use Crochet Stitch Markers

Stitch markersare of great benefit to crocheters, particularly beginners. And even pros can benefit from them for more complex projects. But before you race out or orders them online, it helps to know what they are and how you use them properly.

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All Things Linen Yarn

More durable than wool and cooler than cotton, linen yarn lends itself to a variety of projects, from heirloom lace to cool, summer clothing. But what is linen yarn, and – more importantly – what are its limitations?

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A Guide to Rayon

Rayon is a versatile semi-synthetic fabric that can be used in almost any type of garment, but do you *really* know your rayon? We weave a technicolor tale of all things rayon.

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15 Most Useful Cross Stitch Lap Stands

15 Wonderful Cross Stitch Lap Stands

There are a lot of cross stitch lap stands out there, and before you rush into planning your next cross stitch get your hands on one of these essential tools to make your next project even easier.

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