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Learn About Cross Stitch Patterns

Guidance for learning how to read a Cross Stitch pattern.

Make a Cross Stitch Pattern from a Photo or Image
Use these tips for making patterns from photos to improve your experiences with this process. Share your own tips as well.

How to Read a Pattern
Knowing how to read a pattern is essential when you are a beginning stitcher.

What do these numbers - 140w by 63h - mean on a Cross Stitch chart?
Cross Stitch design dimensions are provided on most Cross Stitch charts.

What Do Two Symbols in a Square Indicate on a Cross Stitch Pattern?
What Do Two Symbols in a Square Indicate on a Cross Stitch Pattern?

How to Read a Charted Design
Learn to read a charted design, another term used for Cross Stitch pattern.

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