Needlepoint Basics 

Helpful, basic information for needlepointing.


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Basic - Select Needle & Fiber (Video)
This video tutorial has information on selecting a needle and selecting fiber for needlepoint projects. Monkey See
Calculate - Yarn
An article on how to calculate how much needlepoint yarn is needed for a project. eHow
Calculate - Yarn
How to estimate the amount of yarn needed for needlepoint project. Ezine Articles
Calculate - Yarn
Two ways to calculate estimated yarn yardage for needlepoint project. Needlepoint for Fun
Do I Need To Use a Frame or Stretcher Bar?
Here is the answer to that question Needlecraft Showcase
How to Make a Knot
Step-by-step instruction and photos on how to make a knot.
Learn how to Needlepoint
The basics. Needlepoint for Fun
Mitered Corner
An example needlework mitered corner and how to do it. American Needlepoint Guild, Inc.
Multi-Color Design
An article on how to work a multi-color design using waste knots. Just String
Multi-Color Designs (Needlepoint)
How to needlepoint a design with multiple colors. Needlepoint for Fun
Needle - Threading a Needle using Paper.
How to and photo.
Needlepoint Tools
Basic tools are listed with a descriptions Needlecraft Showcase
Plunge Thread
How to secure thread after couching. Needlepoint Teacher
Stretcher Bars
How to mount canvas on stretcher bars. Needlepoint Teacher
Thread - Ending A Needlepoint Thread (Video)
A video showing how to end a thread in needlepoint. Money See
Thread - Starting & Ending Thread
Learn how to start and end needlepoint threads. Needlepoint Teacher
Thread - Threading a Needle and Starting a Thread (Video)
A video on how to needle a thread in needlepoint and starting you thread in a needlepoint canvas. Monkey See
Thread - Tying Off Tips
How to end a strand Needlecraft Showcase
Waste Knot - Needlepoint
A excellent article on how to make a needlepoint waste knot. Needlepoint
Waste Knot - Needlepoint & Plastic Canvas
How to start your needlepoint or plastic canvas using a waste knot. Snapguide

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