Get Crafting Inspiration Online

If you enjoy fiber crafts such as knitting and crochet or
even embroidery and quilting then the web has a wealth of
great resources for you. There are sites that teach new skills and stitches and others which provide free patterns for a range of projects.

We’ve searched out some great sites to help you out with your next project.

Mary Corbert’s Needle ‘n Thread is a one stop resource for hand embroidery information. You will find free patterns to download, tips and tricks for all things embroidery from fabrics to needles and thread, and lots of great how tos for learning new stitches.

Yarnspirations is a great site for knitting and crochet. There are over 2,500 free knitting and crochet patterns that you can search by project type, skill level, and the person you are making for. Patterns are displayed clearly and can be knitted in fibers from Bernat, Caron, Patons and Lily.

If you love punch needle or want to try it out, then you will enjoy the free punch needle patterns at DMC’s web site: In addition to the pattern book there is also some good information on using the punch needle embroidery tool.

The cross stitchers at have a huge array of free cross stitching charts for a range of projects featuring some very modern designs. You will find designs for cards and coasters, for home decoration items like doorstops and even fun puppets for the kids. Signup for free to download these designs.

Love Knitting is a site for knitters. There are free and for fee patterns here and you can share pictures of the things you knit with fellow knitters. The site also has a shop stocked with new and popular yarns, books, needles and accessories for knitters.

Quilters need go no further than Free Quilt Patterns to find links to free patterns for everyone from beginner to experienced quilters. Also on the site are links to tutorials to help you learn quilting techniques to hone your skills.