Cross-Stitch Stitch Guide From Annie’s

Annie’s Crafts has a free, online Cross-Stitch Stitch Guide with Basics and Beyond Basics.

Annie’s, Annie’s Crafts, Annie’s Catalog or remember when they were Annie’s Attic? Whatever you want to call them, I have found their stitch guides to be my go-to quick reference for stitches. Among other needlework, they cover cross-stitch, embroidery, and plastic canvas stitches with good charts and usually a short, to-the-point video.

Basic Stitches:

  • Backstitch
  • Cross-Stitch
  • French Knot
  • Half Cross-Stitch
  • Quarter Cross-Stitch
  • Straight Stitch
  • Three-Quarter Cross-Stitch

Beyond Basics:

  • Adjoining Wrap/Greek Cross
  • Algerian Eye Stitch (over 4)
  • Box Stitch (over 4)
  • Buttonhole (over 4)
  • Buttonhole Corner (over 4)
  • Cable Stitch (over 2)
  • Couching
  • Diagonal Satin Stitch
  • Dove’s Eye
  • Eyelet Stitch (over 4)
  • Horizontal Satin Stitch (over 4)
  • Kloster Block
  • Long-arm Cross (over 2)
  • Picot Stitch
  • Smyrna Cross Stitch (over 4)
  • Triangular Web
  • Twisted Bars
  • Vertical Satin Stitch (over 4)
  • Woven Bars

For more free resources, you can also head to the top of Frogging News Blogazine and click on the Cross-Stitch menu item. Then search for Guides (free).

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