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Beginners
Hub

Start your crafting journey right here with Stitch & Story. Discover tutorials, tips, and the perfect all-in-one kit for you to explore your creative side. Our modern approach to self-care empowers you to take time for yourself and make something that’s truly unique.

1

Choose your kit

Find your perfect match with our range of knitting and crochet kits.

2

Take your first steps

Learn the basics with our video tutorials and handy guides.

3

Enjoy the experience

The most important part of every crafter's journey.

1

Choose your kit

Find your perfect match with our range of knitting and crochet kits.

2

Take your first steps

Learn the basics with our video tutorials and handy guides.

3

Enjoy the experience

The most important part of every crafter's journey.

The perfect
place to start

"I’ve never knitted before so this was a really brilliant little project to start with! The instructions are easy to follow and the result looked lovely. I love using mine!"

- Jessica T

Shop Cup Cosy Mini Knitting Kit

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Video tutorials

Our step-by-step knitting and crochet videos will help you master basic techniques, one stitch at a time.

0:59

HOW TO CREATE A SLIP KNOT

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3:22

HOW TO CREATE A TWO NEEDLE CAST ON (CO)

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4:52

HOW TO CREATE A LONG TAIL CAST ON (CO)

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1:32

HOW TO CREATE A KNIT STITCH (K)

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1:26

HOW TO CREATE A purl STITCH (p)

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1:18

HOW TO CREATE garter stitch

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Our Kit Levels

From complete beginner, to intermediate.
Read more about the skills and techniques you’ll learn at each kit level.

Tips for Beginners

Our step-by-step knitting and crochet videos will help you master basic techniques, one stitch at a time.

20 KNITTING AND CROCHET TERMS FROM CAL TO YARNIE

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THE LANGUAGE OF PATTERNS - DECODING REPEATS

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7 USES FOR LEFTOVER YARN

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4 WAYS TO ADJUST A PATTERN USING YARN WITH DIFFERENT LOT NUMBERS

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TO SWATCH OR NOT TO SWATCH - THE IMPORTANCE OF GAUGE

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4 KNITTING NEEDLE/CROCHET HOOK MATERIALS & WHY WE CHOSE BAMBOO

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Let's Get Started!

Here’s a few of our much-loved beginner kits - which one is your perfect match?
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PDF Knitting Pattern: Oast Double Bobble Cap
PDF Knitting Pattern: Oast Double Bobble Cap
PDF Knitting Pattern: Oast Double Bobble Cap
PDF Knitting Pattern: Oast Double Bobble Cap
PDF Knitting Pattern: Oast Double Bobble Cap

PDF Knitting Pattern: Oast Double Bobble Cap

PDF Crochet Pattern: Wye Stripe Scarf
PDF Crochet Pattern: Wye Stripe Scarf
PDF Crochet Pattern: Wye Stripe Scarf
PDF Crochet Pattern: Wye Stripe Scarf
PDF Crochet Pattern: Wye Stripe Scarf

PDF Crochet Pattern: Wye Stripe Scarf

Roma Striped Scarf PDF Pattern & Yarn Bundle
Roma Striped Scarf PDF Pattern & Yarn Bundle
Roma Striped Scarf PDF Pattern & Yarn Bundle
Roma Striped Scarf PDF Pattern & Yarn Bundle
Roma Striped Scarf PDF Pattern & Yarn Bundle
Roma Striped Scarf PDF Pattern & Yarn Bundle

Roma Striped Scarf PDF Pattern & Yarn Bundle

PDF Knitting Pattern: Roma Striped Scarf
PDF Knitting Pattern: Roma Striped Scarf
PDF Knitting Pattern: Roma Striped Scarf
PDF Knitting Pattern: Roma Striped Scarf
PDF Knitting Pattern: Roma Striped Scarf
PDF Knitting Pattern: Roma Striped Scarf
PDF Knitting Pattern: Roma Striped Scarf
PDF Knitting Pattern: Roma Striped Scarf

PDF Knitting Pattern: Roma Striped Scarf

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