Needle Size Conversion Chart

Metric Sizes UK Sizes US Sizes 2.0 mm 14 0 2.25 mm 13 1 2.75 mm 12 2 3 mm 11 – 3.25 mm 10 3 3.5 mm – 4 3.75 mm 9 5 4 mm 8 6 4.5 mm 7 7 5 mm 6 8 5.5 mm 5 9 6 mm 4 10 6.5 mm 3 10.5 7 mm 2 – 7.5 mm 1 – 8 mm 0 11 9 mm 00 13 […]

CROSS-STITCH GUIDE

This Guide is available as a printable PDF guide here

1. Make sure that your design will end up nicely centred on your piece of fabric, with a generous margin all round to make it easy to mount, ready for framing, when it is completed. Don’t forget to allow for a mountcard border, and an extra couple of inches if it is to be laced at the back. (See page 5)

An embroidery hoop […]

French Knitting

What you need:

A French knitting loom (available from craft shops) A ball of thin wool A small sort of hook that you can easily hold And a fat needle with a big eye

What to do

Start by threading the end of your wool into the needle’s eye (the hole at the top of the needle) and threading that through the middle of your loom. Next loop your wool around one of the […]