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Pineapple Stitch - How to Work the Pineapple Stitch
The Pineapple stitch is named for its resemblance to the skin of a pineapple. This stitch is a highly textured filling stitch, and is worked in three sections.

Count and Countess Pattern - Counted Couple Needlepoint Pattern
Stitch the Counted Count and his equally counted Countess!

Count and Countess Pattern - Counted Couple Needlepoint Pattern
Stitch the Counted Count and his equally counted Countess!

Needlepoint Book and Tool Reviews
Here you will find reviews of products produced for needlepoint enthusiasts including books, publications, patterns, gadgets, nice toys for your work basket and the necessities of needlepoint.

Needlepoint a Book Cover for a Sleeping Dad
Day 159 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge salutes sleeping dads everywhere with this free needlepoint chart.

Enjoy a Needlepoint Chocolate Ice Cream Cone
Every June 7th is National Chocolate Ice Cream Day, an excuse to stitch a needlepoint version of this frozen treat or just to enjoy the real thing.

Play the Father’s Day Needlepoint Guessing Game
Can you guess the name of this popular Father’s Day game by looking at the free needlepoint chart?

Needlepoint a Donut for National Doughnut Day
Discover something new to needlepoint for an interesting but obscure June holiday by stitching a yummy donut to keep the calories and carbs at bay.

Free Kitten Needlepoint Chart for Hug Your Cat Day
Cat lovers who needlepoint should certainly plan on using up leftover threads and fibers from their stash with this free needlepoint pattern.

Needlepoint a Festive Necktie for Father’s Day
Even the most skillful needlepointer will enjoy experimenting with this whimsical needlepoint rendition of a preferred fashion accessory for dads.

Get Ready for Father’s Day with This Whimsical Dad Needlepoint Chart
Stitch a set of eye catching beverage coasters for Father’s Day with this free whimsical dad needlepoint chart.

Flip a Coin Day Free Needlepoint Chart
Decision making isn’t always easy; but with this free needlepoint chart for Flip a Coin Day”, you’ll be able to make decisions as easy as a coin toss!

Free Needlepoint Chart for Save Your Hearing Day
Day 151 and Save Your Hearing Day join forces to highlight the importance of safeguarding one’s hearing with this free needlepoint design.

Free Needlepoint Chart for Water a Flower Day
This free needlepoint chart is for gardeners and plant enthusiasts everywhere to remind them to diligently water their flowers.

Free Needlepoint Chart for Composting Day
Go Green with this free needlepoint chart for Day 149 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge and Learn about Composting Day.

Week 17 of the Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions Challenge
Take a break and unwind with all seven adorable needlepoint charts for Week 17. You’ll have loads of fun adding them to your “Project Wish List”.

Darling Baby Boy Free Needlepoint Chart
Add the perfect touch to a baby boy’s nursery with this special needlepoint chart for Day 148 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge.

Free Needlepoint Chart for Sunscreen Protection Day
The 3.57-inch square sun needlepoint pattern is ideal as a practice piece for beginners learning to needlepoint

Cute Baby Girl Free Needlepoint Chart
Looking for a cute needlepoint chart to make the perfect baby or newborn gift? Check out this free needlepoint design.

Needlepoint a Pair of Baby Feet with This Free Chart
These darling needlepoint feet will make a great baby shower or newborn gift for an expectant mother.

Celebrate a Great Report Card with This Needlepoint Pattern
This free needlepoint chart highlights the achievements your son or daughter have made in getting good grades throughout the school year.

Needlepoint a Smiley Face Grad with This Free Chart
Emoticons like the ever popular “Smiley Face” make great needlepoint patterns. Download this free Smiley Face Grad needlepoint chart.

Needlepoint a Graduation Penguin with This Free Chart
Download this stylized needlepoint design of a cartoon penguin in full graduation regalia to stitch for the recent graduates you know.

Stylized American Flag Needlepoint Chart for Memorial Day
Memorial Day would not be complete without an American Flag needlepoint design. Download this free needlepoint chart to add to your collection.

Free Strawberry Needlepoint Design for Home Decor Projects
If you love strawberries and enjoy stitching all kinds of needlepoint; then you’ll adore working this quick and easy strawberry needlepoint pattern.

Week 16 of the Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions Challenge
Week 16 of the Needlepoint Resolutions Challenge will brighten your day with a daisy, tropical fish, and elephant plus 4 wacky holiday charts.

Memorial Day Headstones Needlepoint Pattern
This Memorial Day Headstones Needlepoint Pattern provides a needlework opportunity to honor fallen heroes and loved ones.

Scrapbuster Needlepoint Projects
Fun needlepoint projects stitched with leftover threads, fibers and needlepoint canvas in your stash.

Stitch a Fancy Needlepoint Banner for Memorial Day
Beads and needlepoint are great together. Use large shiny decorative buttons, sequins and fancy beads to work this Memorial Day needlepoint pattern.

Stitch a Needlepoint Barbecue for Memorial Day with This Free Chart
Holidays are a great excuse to needlepoint, and Memorial Day is no exception. Backyard needlepoint barbecues and Memorial Day go hand-in-hand.

Download This Free Armed Forces Day Needlepoint Chart
The 3rd Saturday in May is Armed Forces Day. This needlepoint design honors men & women in the US Military.

Week 15 of the Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions Challenge
You’ll be astonished at how quick and easy these needlepoint projects are to stitch. Here’s a look back at the needlepoint projects for Week 15.

Get This Free Bicycle Needlepoint Chart
Here's a creative needlepoint chart you can stitch for yourself or a biker you know for National Bike to Work Day.

Dance like a Chicken with This Wacky Needlepoint Pattern
If you like chickens, then you’ll enjoy stitching this free needlepoint chart for Dance Like a Chicken Day.

Celebrate Frog Jumping Day with This Free Needlepoint Chart
The easy jumping frog needlepoint project can also transform a child’s room into a lovely rainforest.

Needlepoint a Keepsake for International Nurses Day
Day 132 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge invites you to needlepoint a keepsake for International Nurses Day.

Get Ready for Memorial Day with This Needlepoint Border
Use this Americana needlepoint border to decorate for Memorial Day. The needlepoint is ideal for accenting to an otherwise plain needlepoint project.

Use This Needlepoint Pattern to Stitch a Cover for a Diary
Diaries make welcome Mother’s Day gifts; and this needlepoint pattern will be a welcome expression of love for the mom who likes to write.

Stitch Needlepoint Jewelry with This Free Chart
Day 128 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge makes a wonderful framed picture or wooden jewelry box top cover for Mother’s Day.

Needlepoint an Adorable Hippo Family with This Free Pattern
It’s hard to resist the charm of this adorable needlepoint mommy and baby hippo featured for Mother’s Day.

Stitch a Bouquet of Needlepoint Flowers for Mom
It’s not too late to stitch this elegant and easy needlepoint design in time for Mother’s Day.

Hoist a Needlepoint Banner for Mom
Create a stunning needlepoint banner that can be used every Mother’s Day with this charming reminder of the reason for the upcoming holiday.

Enjoy a Needlepoint Afternoon Tea with Mom
Needlepoint a stylized teapot and cup & saucer for Day 124 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge for mom to enjoy on Mother’s Day.

Teacup & Saucer Needlepoint Pattern
For the beginner, this teacup & saucer needlepoint pattern is a perfect opportunity to practice new stitches and to experiment with changing colors.

Mother’s Day Rose Needlepoint Pattern
This needlepoint design is clear-cut, easy to work and is a great project for those who have not worked needlepoint before.

Needlepoint a Mother’s Day Monogram with This Free Design
This stylized adaption of a cursive monogram needlepoint design makes a perfect sachet or mini-pillow for mom on Mother’s Day.

Week 14 of the Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions Challenge
Download your favorite needlepoint charts for Week 14 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge to add to your needlework collection.

Needlepoint a Badge for Your Perfect Mom for Mother’s Day
How much needlepoint canvas and thread do you have on hand? Probably enough to stitch this Perfect Mother Badge Needlepoint Chart for Mother's Day.

Needlepoint This Motherhood Silhouette for Mother’s Day
Not sure how to use up thread leftover from other needlepoint projects? Put it to good use stitching this needlepoint pattern for Mother’s Day.

Show Mom Your Love with This Free Mother’s Day Needlepoint Chart
Here is a needlepoint way to show mom just how much she is loved and appreciated on Mother's Day.

Needlepoint Flowers to Stitch for Mother’s Day
Although Mother’s Day is just around the corner; there is still enough time to stitch a few needlepoint gifts for the special moms you know.

Week 13 of the Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions Challenge
Take a look back at the exciting needlepoint projects featured in Week 13 including 7 daily designs and a bonus wacky holiday needlepoint pattern.

Stitch a Cartoon Zebra with This Free Needlepoint Pattern
The adorable cartoon zebra needlepoint chart will be a welcome addition to your needlework collection.

Yummy Pretzel Snack Needlepoint Chart for National Pretzel Day
Designed especially for National Pretzel Day (another bizarre holiday in April), the easy needlepoint design can be finished in a few hours.

Adorable Giraffe Needlepoint Chart for Day 115
Mix easy to work simple Bargello flame patterns with other needlepoint stitches to work this adorable pattern Giraffe Needlepoint Design.

Needlepoint a Pig-In-A-Blanket for Day 114
Day 114 of the Needlepoint Resolutions Challenge offers a yummy looking hot dog with all the trimmings for Pig-In-A-Blanket Day.

Needlepoint for Take Your Daughter to Work Day
Day 113 of the Needlepoint Resolutions Challenge honors Take Your Daughter to Work Day with a needlepoint pattern of a dad and daughter going to work.

Needlepoint an Administrative Professionals Day Design
Say, “Thanks” to all the administrative professionals today with this needlepoint chart.

Week 11 of the Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions Challenge
Here’s a recap of the fascinating needlepoint projects offered in Week 11.

Enjoy This Kindergarten Day Needlepoint Design for Day 111
This design will have you itching to pick up needlepoint canvas, tapestry needle and thread to stitch a project for your kindergartner.

Honor Your Volunteers with This Blue Ribbon Needlepoint Design
The Blue Ribbon needlepoint project will remind you of the reason for Volunteer Recognition Day.

Stitch a Quirky Needlepoint Pattern for National Garlic Day
The Needlepoint Resolutions Challenge supports National Garlic Day with a quirky needlepoint design to help promote the health benefits of garlic.

Cute and Cuddly Elephant Needlepoint Pattern for Day 108
A perfect gift for a little boy or girl, the needlepoint elephant is sure to be a favorite if you finish it into a tiny stuffed animal or pillow.

Spring Needlepoint Patterns
Free spring needlepoint patterns for beginners to advanced stitchers.

Playful Tropical Fish Needlepoint Design
Set aside a few hours over a weekend and squeeze in some time to stitch this whimsical tropical fish needlepoint project.

Needlepoint a Daisy for Spring for Day 106
It’s easy to turn a soggy April weekend into a sunny stitching haven with this 3.57-inch by 3.36-inch needlepoint pattern.

Week 10 of the Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions Challenge
Here’s a recap of the seven fun free needlepoint projects offered exclusively in Week 10 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions Challenge.

Income Tax Day Needlepoint Charts
Stitch this easy tax time alarm clock needlepoint pattern that has been chosen just for Income Tax Day.

Tax Burden Needlepoint Chart
Get past the frustration and stress of tax day by stitching this needlepoint design that’s only 50 stitches wide and 64 stitches high.

Have Some Needlepoint Fun with This Sunny Design for Day 104
The dreary winter days will fade as the sun brings out loads of smiles while you work the easy needlepoint pattern.

Spring Fling Needlepoint Chart for Day 103
Needlepoint never goes out of style. This free needlepoint pattern calls for stitching a spring fling collage of a tiny ladybug and flower.

2 Spring Scene Needlepoint Designs for Day 102
Looking for new needlepoint patterns to stitch for spring? If so, here are two pastoral scenes for Day 102 of the Needlepoint Resolutions Challenge.

Sunny Spring Day Needlepoint Chart
Stitch this 3.57-inch by 2.50-inch needlepoint pattern on rainy spring days until the sun comes out once again.

Celebrate the Romance of Spring with This Free Needlepoint Chart
Experience the romance of spring with this Posies and Butterfly Needlepoint Chart for Day 101 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge.

Stitch This Needlepoint Pattern for a Special Golfer Today
Stitch this needlepoint project for a special golfer in the same amount of time it takes to play one or two rounds of golf.

Adorable Needlepoint Ladybugs to Stitch for Spring
Day 99 of the Needlepoint Resolutions Challenge captures the charm of three adorable ladybugs arrayed in spring colors.

Needlepoint a Bumble Bee for Spring Home Decorating
The cheery needlepoint design will accent bath items as well; and they make great appliques for hostess gifts as well and spring special occasions.

Stitch a Happy Easter with This Resurrection Day Needlepoint Chart
Day 95 of the Needlepoint Resolutions Challenge honors Resurrection Day with an inspirational stained glass-style needlepoint design.

Celebrate School Librarian Day with This Free Needlepoint Chart
Support your child’s school librarian by stitching this needlepoint chart for Day 94 of the Needlepoint Resolutions Challenge and School Librarian Day.

Passover Seder Meal Needlepoint Pattern
Day 93 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge honors Passover and Easter with 2 free needlepoint charts.

Passover Lamb Needlepoint Design
The lamb is a traditional sacred symbol for both Passover and Easter. This quick and easy needlepoint chart honors the meaning of the Passover Lamb.

Stitch a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich with This Needlepoint Chart
Peanut butter and jelly lovers who love to needlepoint will shout with glee over this needlepoint pattern.

Week 9 of the Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions Challenge
Week 9-Needlepoint Resolutions Challenge will have you using all the basic needlepoint stitches and techniques you know as well as a few novelty ones.

April Showers Bring May Flowers Needlepoint Chart
Stitch a needlepoint accompaniment to the phrase, “April Showers Bring May Flowers”, with Day 91 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge.

Celebrate April Fool’s Day with This Bonus Needlepoint Chart
Day 91 of the Needlepoint Resolutions Challenge features a needlepoint pattern to stitch for April Fool's Day.

Embellish Your Needlepoint with This Leafy Border Pattern
Spruce up a plain needlepoint project with this easy leafy border pattern for Day 89 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge.

2 Needlepoint Charts to Stitch for Palm Sunday
Day 88 of the 365 Needlepoint Resolutions Challenge offers two needlepoint charts to stitch your own palm branches to wear to church on Palm Sunday.

Palm Tree Needlepoint Chart
This palm tree needlepoint pattern was adapted from a tapestry covering on a chair in my doctor’s waiting room.

Needlepoint a Gentle Dove for Easter with This Free Chart
Another traditional religious symbol of Easter, the gentle dove in this needlepoint chart is meant to convey comfort and peace.

3 Easter Basket Needlepoint Charts for Day 86
Complete with a sassy bow, this needlepoint Easter basket is as cute as a button! Five colorful eggs are nestled snugly inside a brown basket.

Chocolate Easter Basket Needlepoint Chart
Such a novel idea—a chocolate Easter basket needlepoint chart to stitch for your favorite boy or girl.

Traditional Easter Basket Needlepoint Chart
If you prefer a more traditional Easter basket, this needlepoint chart will most likely meet your needs.

Belgian Waffles Needlepoint Pattern for Day 84
Day 84 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge will have you salivating over a delicious needlepoint Belgian waffle.

Jelly Bean Cupcake Needlepoint Chart
Stitch a jelly bean cupcake and jelly bean candies with these two free needlepoint charts for Day 83 of the Needlepoint Resolutions Challenge.

Jelly Bean Needlepoint Chart
This simple needlepoint chart for Day 83 features three jelly beans in traditional Easter colors.

Needlepoint a Beautiful Lily for Easter
Day 81 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge is a beautiful Easter lily charted in cream, beige, brown and soft green colors.

Needlepoint Salutes National Quilting Day
Many needlepointers also quilt as an additional hobby. So, today we salute quilters everywhere with a free needlepoint chart for National Quilting Day.

Yellow Elegant Easter Egg Needlepoint Pattern
Turn ordinary Easter eggs into elegant ones with these two needlepoint charts for Day 79 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge.

Blue Elegant Easter Egg Needlepoint Pattern
This delicate Easter egg needlepoint project is great for beginners as well as experienced stitchers.

Whimsical Birdhouse Needlepoint Pattern
Indulge in a little spring fever with this whimsical birdhouse needlepoint pattern for Day 77 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge.

Stuffed Needlepoint Easter Bunny Toy for Day 76
Stitch this easy Easter bunny needlepoint chart for Day 76 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge.

Week 8 of the Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions Challenge
Here’s a review of the free needlepoint designs for Week 8. Choose one or more of your favorite patterns to add to your needlepoint chart collection.

Stitch this Needlepoint Chart to Gain Bragging Rights for Incredible Kids
Stitch this needlepoint chart for Day 74 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge and Absolutely Incredible Kids Day.

Stitch a Bag of Needlepoint Potato Chips for Day 73
Celebrate National Potato Chip Day with a free needlepoint chart for Day 73 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge.

Gem Needlepoint Chart for Jewel Day
Day 72 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge celebrates Jewel Day with a free needlepoint chart of a beautiful ruby.

Stitch a Pot of Tulips for Plant a Flower Day
Start planting a needlepoint garden with this free Tulips Needlepoint Chart for Day 71 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge.

Basketball Needlepoint Chart for March Madness Month
Day 70 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge salutes March Madness with a free basketball needlepoint chart.

Stitch a Rainbow with This Free Needlepoint Chart
Day 69 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge features a colorful rainbow anchored by a fluffy cloud on each end.

A Free Needlepoint Chart for National Women’s History Month
Day 68 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge salutes the major impact that women have had on the needle arts with a colorful free needlepoint chart.

Free Needlepoint Chart to Stitch for Daylight Savings Time
Download a copy of a free needlepoint design of an alarm clock to remind you to “Spring Forward” one hour for Daylight Savings Time.

Leafy Fern Free Needlepoint Chart for Day 65
Stitch several needlepoint ferns to add a special feeling of warmth and hand-crafted beauty to your kitchen, entry foyer, bathroom, bedrooms and more.

Stitch a Whirlwind for March with This Free Needlepoint Chart
Day 64 of 365 Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions pays tribute to the winds of March with a needlepoint adaption of a cyclone or whirlwind.

Stitch This Needlepoint Chart in Honor of Our Military Veterans & GIs
Stitch a needlepoint design to honor those who have served or who are currently serving in our country’s military.

Peach Blossom Day Free Needlepoint Chart
Fellow needlepointers from the Peach State of Georgia will love the Peach Blossom Free Needlepoint Chart for Day 62 of 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions.

Free Needlepoint Chart for National Tooth Fairy Day
Here's a needlepoint chart for Day 59 of the 365 Needlepoint Resolutions Challenge designed to treasure your child's precious baby teeth.

Amusement Park Needlepoint Chart for Carnival Day
One of the largest free needlepoint charts in the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge, this Amusement Park celebrates Carnival Day in a huge way

Carousel Needlepoint Chart for Carnival Day
Needlepoint a carousel to celebrate Carnival Day. The fun wacky holiday occurs on February 26th to celebrate the carnivals you've attended.

Stitch a Free Needlepoint Chart for American Heart Month
Raise awareness about heart disease this month by stitching this needlepoint chart for 56 of 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions.

Week 6 of the Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions Challenge
These seven needlepoint designs are a great way to experiment, combine and mix a variety of stitch techniques.

Stitch a Bowl of Tortillas with This Free Needlepoint Chart
Needlepoint tortilla chips and delicious salsa are the focus of Day 55 of 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions.

International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day Free Needlepoint Chart
Day 54 of 365 Needlepoint Resolutions celebrates International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day a time to make a few treats for your favorite canine.

Stitch a Needlepoint Birthday Portrait of George Washington
The free needlepoint chart for Day 53 of 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions was designed to commemorate George Washington's birthday.

Stitch a Slice of Cherry Pie with Day 51 Needlepoint Chart
It’s Cherry Pie Day, and to commemorate the occasion Day 51 of 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions features a slice of pie in a free needlepoint chart.

Free Blanket Needlepoint Chart to Snuggle Up on Day 7
Day 7 of 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions features a free blanket needlepoint chart to stitch while you are wrapped in the real thing.

Day 12 of 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions
Day 12 of 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions features a pair of sturdy snow boots that look like the kind you would wear in winter weather.

Winter Penguin Needlepoint Chart
There’s no end to what you can do with this adorable Winter Penguin Needlepoint Chart--Day 13 of 365 Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions.

Day 14 of 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions
Day 14 of 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions illustrates just how hazardous it can be when driving in winter.

Winter Sledding Free Needlepoint Chart-Day 21
In keeping with the winter theme, Winter Sledding-Day 21 of 365 Needlepoint Resolutions celebrates a winter activity that’s sure to bring loads of fun on snowy days.

Thank a Postal Worker Today with This Free Needlepoint Chart for Day 35
Show appreciation to your mailman with this free mailbox needlepoint chart for

Needlepoint for Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day without the Calories
Day 38 of 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions features a free ice cream cone needlepoint pattern with vanilla, chocolate and strawberry ice cream!

Go Fly a Needlepoint Kite with This Free Design for Day 39
Even if the weather is wintry and cold in your locale; you can still celebrate Kite Flying Day with this free colorful needlepoint pattern.

Week 5 of the Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions Challenge
From puzzles to snowmen to Super Bowl designs, Week 5's easy-to-follow free needlepoint charts are well worth downloading and stitching.

A Needlepoint Portrait of Abraham Lincoln
Day 43 of 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions honors the 16th U.S. President, Abraham Lincoln’s birthday.

Celebrate Umbrella Day with This Free Needlepoint Chart
This simple needlepoint design can be used to stitch umbrellas for rainy weather as well as beach umbrellas for summertime fun.

Remember National Weatherman’s Day with This Free Needlepoint Chart
National Weatherman’s Day is celebrated today; and the free needlepoint chart for Day 36 has been designed to encourage and support weather men and women throughout the land.

Free Needlepoint Chart for National Cherry Month
To celebrate National Cherry Month, stitch a bunch of cherries with the free needlepoint chart for Day 34 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge.

Super Bowl Sunday Needlepoint Charts for Day 32
While watching the “Big Game”, you can join in the festivities by stitching 3 commemorative football needlepoint designs for Day 32 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge.

Super Bowl Football Needlepoint Chart
Although this year’s Super Bowl is tainted by scandal; you can support your team and the game by stitching a football (that can never be deflated) with this free needlepoint chart.

Game Day Needlepoint Challenge Design
This free needlepoint chart is the ultimate Day 32 challenge! It will keep you stitching from beginning to end of the Super Bowl and maybe even into the next day!

Stitch a Pair of Needlepoint Ice Skates for Day 30
Great for beginner needlepointers, Day 30 Winter Ice Skates Needlepoint Chart can be worked exactly as it appears.

Winter Jacket Needlepoint Chart-Day 26
Although charted for a winter jacket, this free needlepoint chart is versatile enough to be used to work a raincoat, windbreaker or for holiday outerwear.

Winter Hat Needlepoint Chart for Day 25
The Winter Hat Free Needlepoint Chart is Day 25 of 365 Needlepoint Resolutions and makes a cute inset for a small keepsake box or Christmas tree ornament.

Needlepoint a Cute Polar Bear for Day 24
Polar bears are very fascinating animals; and Day 24 of 365 Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions highlights just how interesting they truly are.

Winter Snow Shovel Needlepoint Chart-Day 22
Stitch this free needlepoint chart for Day 22 to remind you to check your snow shovel or buy a new one before severe winter weather comes.

Stitch a Winter Scarf with This Needlepoint Chart
Stitch a beautiful warm needlepoint scarf with this free chart for Day 20 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge.

Winter Thermometer-Day 17 of 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions
Day 17 Winter Thermometer Needlepoint Chart is perfect for beginners and experienced stitchers can use it to experiment with new stitch techniques.

Winter Sweater Free Needlepoint Chart
Needlepoint a sweater with this free chart for Day 16 of the 365 Needlepoint New Year’s Resolutions Challenge.

Week 4 of the Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions Challenge
Download all 7 of Week 4's Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions charts to add to your collection. Use them alone or as part of a larger needlepoint project.

Arabic Tile Bargello Needlepoint Border
Arabic and Middle Eastern art are great inspirations for Bargello needlepoint border designs. Page 7.

Old Florentine Bargello Needlepoint Border Design
Color and the Old Florentine Bargello filler stitch combine to rivet the viewer’s attention to this needlepoint border design. Page 4.

Simple Bargello Needlepoint Border
It’s easy to create beautiful, yet simple needlepoint borders to frame your needlework projects. Page 5.

Wavy Bargello Needlepoint Border
A monochromatic color scheme and 4-1 pattern step make soothing waves in this Bargello Needlepoint Border Design. Page 6.

Diamond Bargello Needlepoint Border
Look closely to see four distinct diamond shapes within each motif of this Bargello border design.

Hexagons and Diamonds Bargello Needlepoint Border
This Bargello Needlepoint Border design has masculine appeal—especially if stitched with dark colored tapestry, crewel or Persian wool yarn. Page 3.

Interlocking Diamonds Bargello Needlepoint Border
A pair of large interlocking diamonds are the focus of this Bargello needlepoint Border Design. Page 2.

Week 3 of the Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions Challenge
Collect all seven needlepoint charts for Week 3 of the Needlepoint New Year's Resolutions Challenge. Stitch them individually or as part of a winter needlepoint collage.

Free Needlepoint Patterns and Charts
Free needlepoint patterns with instructions, full-color charts, and patterns. Here you can find needlepoint patterns for a wide variety of projects including Holidays, juvenile designs, projects for beginners, and projects for experienced stitchers.

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Needlepoint Designer Biographies
Designers are one of the cornerstones of the needlepoint community. In addition to designing, many of them also share their skills by teaching, or by jurying competitions. Here you'll find the biographies (in alphabetical order by surname) of many of the designers and artists shaping the world of needlepoint.

Needlepoint Community
The Internet provides a perfect platform for bringing together needlepoint enthusiasts from around the world. Here you will find: online and offline needlepoint groups, designer biographies and shop tours, needlepoint news and events, classes and instructors, and more. Whether you are new to needlepoint or have been stitching for years, there's a place for you in the needlepoint community.

The Basics of Learning Needlepoint
Learn the basic stitches to get started, find out what supplies are needed, and how to create your own hand stitched heirlooms.

Needlepoint Exhibits - Needlepoint Collections
Many museums around the world feature needlepoint and needleart exhibits that are truly inspirational. Here you will find links to exhibits and collections featuring needlepoint from the past and present.

Needlepoint Stores - Needlepoint Supplies - Needlepoint Boutiques
Here you will find recommendations for needlepoint shops from your About.com needlepoint friends.

Textured Stitches - Needlepoint Textured Stitches
Use textured stitches in your needlepoint projects to add character to your finished work. Textured stitches include popular choices such as Scotch Stitch, Mosaic Stitch and Hungarian Stitch.

Patterns Alphabetized A-F - Alphabetical List of Needlepoint Patterns
Patterns by Name - and Alphabetical List of Needlepoint Patterns A through F

Crossed Stitches - Needlepoint Crossed Stitches
Crossed Stitches all have one thing in common - they all have stitch sections that cross over or intersect other stitches to create a unique pattern or texture.

Needlepoint Organizations
Connect with other needlepoint afficionados, or advance your skills by joining a needlepoint guild, club or organization in your area.

Needlepoint Show and Tell - Show & Tell
Many patterns for needlepoint can be adapted and stitched in a number of ways. See the projects other readers created using these versatile patterns.

Patterns Alphabetized G-L - Alphabetical List of Needlepoint Patterns
Patterns by Name - and Alphabetical List of Needlepoint Patterns G through L

Needlepoint Trade Organizations
Here you'll find information and links to professional needlepoint and needlework trade organizations.

Pattern Lists by Themes or Types
Find your favorite patterns based on types of projects or themes, including Holiday, florals, scrap patterns and more!

Ice Cream on a Stick Monthly Pattern Series
Stitch a different ice cream on a stick for every month of the year.

Spring Needlepoint - Floral Needlepoint Patterns
Needlepoint Patterns Featuring Flowers

Ice Cream on a Stick Monthly Pattern Series
Stitch a different ice cream on a stick for every month of the year.

Spring Needlepoint - Floral Needlepoint Patterns
Needlepoint Patterns Featuring Flowers

Needlepoint Patterns from Central and South America
Needlepoint patterns inspired by the arts and crafts of Central and South America.

Creatures from the Land, Sea and Air
Here you'll find a list list of stitchable critters from the land, sea and air.

Vintage Needlepoint Patterns - Antique Needlepoint Patterns
Patterns and Charts for Vintage and Antique Needlepoint.

Fairytale Toys Needlepoint Patterns - Fairytale Toys standups
Needlepoint stand-up figures based on popular fairytales!

Easter Crafts - Easter Crafts and Activities for the Whole Family
This collection of Easter crafts and activities will help you celebrate the holiday. With Easter activities and Easter decoration ideas for the whole family, this is your guide to creating a memorable Easter.

Needlepoint FAQs - Questions About Needlepoint
Here's where you'll find a list of the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) from the needlepoint site and the forum. If you don't see your question addressed here, feel free to email me!

Needlepoint FAQs - Questions About Needlepoint
Here's where you'll find a list of the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) from the needlepoint site and the forum. If you don't see your question addressed here, feel free to email me!

Alphabets and Monograms - Alphabet Patterns
Alphabets, monograms and matching frames to personalize your needlepoint projects.

Needlepoint Shops - Southeast United States
Needlepoint Shops - Southeast United States

Needlepoint Shops - Northeast United States
Needlepoint Shops - Northeast United States

Needlework Shops SW
Needlepoint Shops - United States Southwest

Needlepoint Shops - Western United States
Needlepoint Shops - Western United States

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Needlepoint Shops - Northeast United States

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Rose Romance Pattern - Rose Needlepoint pattern
The Rose Romance free needlepoint pattern was designed to introduce you to the Long Stitch, an easy needlepoint stitch that produces results quickly.

Rose Romance Pattern - Rose Needlepoint pattern
The Rose Romance free needlepoint pattern was designed to introduce you to the Long Stitch, an easy needlepoint stitch that produces results quickly. Page 2.

Rose Romance Pattern - Rose Needlepoint pattern
The Rose Romance free needlepoint pattern was designed to introduce you to the Long Stitch, an easy needlepoint stitch that produces results quickly. Page 3.

The Twill Stitch - How to Work the Twill Stitch
The Twill Stitch is a simple, textured needlepoint filling stitch that is worked vertically in diagonal rows. See also Double Twill Stitch.

The Twill Stitch - How to Work the Twill Stitch
The Twill Stitch is a simple, textured needlepoint filling stitch that is worked vertically in diagonal rows. See also Double Twill Stitch. Page 2.

The Twill Stitch - How to Work the Twill Stitch
The Twill Stitch is a simple, textured needlepoint filling stitch that is worked vertically in diagonal rows. See also Double Twill Stitch. Page 3.

Woven Plait Stitch - Directions for working the Woven Plait Stitch
The Woven Plait Stitch is a textured needlepoint stitch that can be worked as a filling or in rows, and resembles braided fibers.

Woven Plait Stitch - Directions for working the Plait Stitch
The Woven Plait Stitch is a textured needlepoint stitch that can be worked as a filling or in rows, and resembles braided fibers. Page 2.

Woven Plait Stitch - Directions for working the Plait Stitch
The Woven Plait Stitch is a textured needlepoint stitch that can be worked as a filling or in rows, and resembles braided fibers. Page 3.

Hungarian Diamonds Stitch - Directions for working the Hungarian Diamonds Stitch
The Hungarian Diamond Stitch is a needlepoint filling stitch that can be worked as a filling or in rows, and resembles rows of diamonds.

Hungarian Diamonds Stitch - Directions for working the Hungarian Diamonds Stitch
The Hungarian Diamond Stitch is a needlepoint filling stitch that can be worked as a filling or in rows, and resembles rows of diamonds. Page 2.

Hungarian Diamonds Stitch - Directions for working the Hungarian Diamonds Stitch
The Hungarian Diamond Stitch is a needlepoint filling stitch that can be worked as a filling or in rows, and resembles rows of diamonds. Page 3.

Diagonal Chevron Stitch - Directions for working the Diagonal Chevron Stitch
The Diagonal Chevron Stitch is a bold, textured needlepoint stitch with defined diagonal banding. The stitch is worked in diagonal rows going in 2 directions.

Diagonal Chevron Stitch - Directions for working the Diagonal Chevron Stitch
The Diagonal Chevron Stitch is a bold, textured needlepoint stitch with defined diagonal banding. The stitch is worked in diagonal rows going in 2 directions. Page 2.

Diagonal Chevron Stitch - Directions for working the Diagonal Chevron Stitch
The Diagonal Chevron Stitch is a bold, textured needlepoint stitch with defined diagonal banding. The stitch is worked in diagonal rows going in 2 directions. Page 3.

The Jacquard Stitch - Directions for Working the Jacquard Stitch
The Jacquard Stitch is a needlepoint filling stitch, worked in diagonal, stepped rows or varying widths. Rows are often worked in different colors.

needlepoint hydrangea chart - hydrangea needlepoint pattern
Stitch a lovely bunch of needlepoint hydrangea blossoms in long stitch using this free pattern or chart.

Swedish Ornament Needlepoint Pattern - Instructions for Swedish Ornament Needlepoint Pattern
Work a simple ornament in mosiac stitch to give it an unusual textural quality.

Swedish Ornament Needlepoint Pattern - Instructions for Swedish Ornament Needlepoint Pattern
Work a simple ornament in mosiac stitch to give it an unusual textural quality. Page 2.

Primavera Needlepoint Pattern - Instructions for the Primavera Needlepoint Pattern
This pattern was inspired by Mexican folk embroidery. Worked in the colors of Spring - Primavera. It is comprised of a center square surrounded by a coordinating floral border, which can be used togther or separately - it's like having 2 patterns in one.

Primavera Needlepoint Pattern - Instructions for the Primavera Needlepoint Pattern
This pattern was inspired by Mexican folk embroidery. Worked in the colors of Spring - Primavera. It is comprised of a center square surrounded by a coordinating floral border, which can be used togther or separately - it's like having 2 patterns in one. Page 2.

Three Needlepoint Easter Eggs Set 2 - Instructions for Easter Eggs
These three eggs are the second set in the Easter Eggs series - additional egg patterns are also available.

Count and Countess Pattern - Counted Couple Needlepoint Pattern
Stitch the Counted Count and his equally counted Countess!

Double Straight Cross - Work the Double Straight Cross
The Double Straight Cross is worked in two parts and is a heavily textured filling stitch. The stitch can also be used individually as a decorative element. Page 3.

Wicker Stitch - How to Work the Wicker Stitch
The Wicker Stitch is a textured filling stitch that resembles a woven, wicker basket.

Diagonal Mosaic Stitch - Instructions for the Diagonal Mosaic Stitch
The Diagonal Mosaic Stitch is closely related to the standard Mosaic Stitch, but is worked in diagonal rows. It is mainly as a filling stitch. Page 2.

Diagonal Mosaic Stitch - Instructions for the Diagonal Mosaic Stitch
The Diagonal Mosaic Stitch is closely related to the standard Mosaic Stitch, but is worked in diagonal rows. It is mainly as a filling stitch.

Diagonal Mosaic Stitch - Instructions for the Diagonal Mosaic Stitch
The Diagonal Mosaic Stitch is closely related to the standard Mosaic Stitch, but is worked in diagonal rows. It is mainly as a filling stitch. Page 3.

Reversed Mosaic Stitch - Working the Reversed Mosaic Stitch
The Reversed Mosaic stitch is a textured, decorative stitch worked in small blocks. It's perfect for background areas and borders, or for filling large pattern areas. Worked similarly to standard Mosaic stitch.

The Parisian Stitch - How to Work the Parisian Stitch
The Parisian Stitch is worked vertically in long, alternating rows and make a very pretty filling stitch.

The Parisian Stitch - How to Work the Parisian Stitch
The Parisian Stitch is worked vertically in long, alternating rows and make a very pretty filling stitch. Page 3.

The Parisian Stitch - How to Work the Parisian Stitch
The Parisian Stitch is worked vertically in long, alternating rows and make a very pretty filling stitch. Page 2.

Corduroy Stitch instructions - How to work the Corduroy Stitch
The Corduroy Stitch is worked in vertical rows of 2 different widths, which gives you a pronounced striped effect in your needlepoint project.

Square One Needlepoint Doodle - Square One Needlepoint Pattern
Stitch a needlepoint doodle using a variety of stitches including the criss cross hungarian stitch and the gobelin stitch.

Square One Needlepoint Doodle - Square One Needlepoint Pattern
Stitch a needlepoint doodle using a variety of stitches including the criss cross hungarian stitch and the gobelin stitch. Page 2.

Pumpkin Needlepoint Pattern - Pumpkin Needlepoint Chart
Stitch a Jack o' Lantern with two sides, or make a faceless pumpkin with this versatile pattern.

Ice Cream Needlepoint Pattern Series - Pattern for August Ice Cream
Set sail for a summer adventure and drop anchor someplace exciting! This Ice Cream on a Stick is the eighth in the series and represents the month of August. Page 2.

Leaf Quartet Needlepoint Pattern - Leaf Quartet Needlepoint chart and instructions
Stitch a pattern of leaves worked in groups of 4 in textured long stitch.

Leaf Quartet Needlepoint Pattern - Leaf Quartet Needlepoint chart and instructions
Stitch a pattern of leaves worked in groups of 4 in textured long stitch. Page 2.

Leaf Quartet Needlepoint Pattern - Leaf Quartet Needlepoint chart and instructions
Stitch a pattern of leaves worked in groups of 4 in textured long stitch. Page 3.

Leaf Quartet Needlepoint Pattern - Leaf Quartet Needlepoint chart and instructions
Stitch a pattern of leaves worked in groups of 4 in textured long stitch. Page 4.

Ice Cream Needlepoint Pattern Series - Pattern for November Ice Cream
Gobble Gobble! A friendly turkey is the subject for November's Ice Cream on a Stick!

Ice Cream Needlepoint Pattern Series - Pattern for November Ice Cream
Gobble Gobble! A friendly turkey is the subject for November's Ice Cream on a Stick! Page 2.

Ice Cream Needlepoint Pattern Series - Pattern for December Ice Cream
Stitch the final ice cream in the series. The December pattern features Christmas trees on a snowy background and a candy cane base.

jelly jars free needlepoint pattern - stitch jelly jars in needlepoint
Stitch a grouping of 9 Jelly Jars, filling them with your favorite decorative stitch preserves.

jelly jars free needlepoint pattern - stitch jelly jars in needlepoint
Stitch a grouping of 9 Jelly Jars, filling them with your favorite decorative stitch preserves. Page 2.

Autumn Alphabet and Numerals - Pattern for the Autumn Alphabet and Numerals
Customize your needlepoint projects with upper and lower case letters with matching numerals. Page 2.

Autumn Alphabet and Numerals - Pattern for the Autumn Alphabet and Numerals
Customize your needlepoint projects with upper and lower case letters with matching numerals. Page 3.

Asian Inspired Alphabet pattern - needlepoint Pattern for Asian Alphabet
This needlepoint alphabet pattern was inspired by the traditional brushwork painting of China and Japan. The alphabet is uppercase, which makes it perfect for use as a monogram. Stitch the monogram in the matching needlepoint frame.

Garden Zinnias - Instructions for Garden Zinnias
Designer Elizabeth Lay shares her colorful Garden Zinnias needlepoint pattern. Page 2.

Ice Cream Needlepoint Pattern Series - Pattern for June Ice Cream
This Ice Cream on a Stick is the sixth pattern in the series and celebrates June weddings. You can easily personalize the project by changing the colors in the flowers and the groom's cumberbund.

Ice Cream Needlepoint Pattern Series - Pattern for June Ice Cream
This Ice Cream on a Stick is the sixth pattern in the series and celebrates June weddings. You can easily personalize the project by changing the colors in the flowers and the groom's cumberbund. Page 2.

Ice Cream Needlepoint Pattern Series - Pattern for July Ice Cream
Celebrate Independence Day with a striped motif. This Ice Cream on a Stick is the sixth pattern in a series of 12, and represents the month of July. Page 2.

Bird of Paradise Pattern - Instructions for the Bird of Paradise
A single Bird of Paradise Flower framed by a lattice window evokes a tropical paradise. Let your mind escape to a faraway island as you stitch - even if you're stitching in your winter woolies.

Scotch Stitch - How to Work the Scotch Stitch
The Scotch Stitch is a textured, decorative stitch worked in blocks. It's perfect for background areas and borders. Page 2.

Scotch Stitch - How to Work the Scotch Stitch
The Scotch Stitch is a textured, decorative stitch worked in blocks. It's perfect for background areas and borders. Page 3.

Random Long Stitch - How to Work the Random Long Stitch
Random Long Stitch is a textured needlepoint filling stitch worked in varying lengths.

Random Long Stitch - How to Work the Random Long Stitch
Random Long Stitch is a textured needlepoint filling stitch worked in varying lengths. Page 2.

Random Long Stitch - How to Work the Random Long Stitch
Random Long Stitch is a textured needlepoint filling stitch worked in varying lengths. Page 3.

Summer Flower Pots Needlepoint Pattern - Pattern for Summer Flower Pots
Needlepoint a pillow top or wall hanging featuring colorful summer pots stitched in Scotch Stitch. Page 2.

Double Straight Cross - Work the Double Straight Cross
The Double Straight Cross is worked in two parts and is a heavily textured filling stitch. The stitch can also be used individually as a decorative element. Page 2.

Milanese Stitch - Instructions for the Milanese Stitch
The Milanese in worked triangles arranged in diagonal bands, and is a popular filling and background stitch. Page 2.

Milanese Stitch - Instructions for the Milanese Stitch
The Milanese in worked triangles arranged in diagonal bands, and is a popular filling and background stitch. Page 3.

Tacking or Couching Thread - How to Couch or Tack Thread
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Dreidel Needlepoint Pattern - Instructions for Dreidel Needlepoint Pattern
Stitch a Dreidel Petite Four for the Holidays.

Lucky Clover Pattern - Instructions for Lucky Clover
Stitch a single Lucky clover, or a quartet for St. Patrick's Day. This project lends itself well to decorative and textured stitches. Page 2.

Lucky Clover Pattern - Instructions for Lucky Clover
Stitch a single Lucky clover, or a quartet for St. Patrick's Day. This project lends itself well to decorative and textured stitches. Page 3.

Needlepoint Monogram Frame Pattern - Instructions for Needlepoint Monogram Frame
Stitch this pretty leaf border to frame a Classic Monogram. Page 2.

Make a Needlepoint Pouch - How to Make a Needlepoint Bag
Stitch a finished needlepoint canvas into a handy, lined pouch. You can use them as purses, totes, or create smaller pouches to hang on a doorknob, as ornaments, or unique gift bags. Page 2.

Make a Needlepoint Pouch - How to Make a Needlepoint Bag
Stitch a finished needlepoint canvas into a handy, lined pouch. You can use them as purses, totes, or create smaller pouches to hang on a doorknob, as ornaments, or unique gift bags. Page 3.

Make a Needlepoint Pouch - How to Make a Needlepoint Bag
Stitch a finished needlepoint canvas into a handy, lined pouch. You can use them as purses, totes, or create smaller pouches to hang on a doorknob, as ornaments, or unique gift bags. Page 4.

Fish Needlepoint Pattern - Instructions for Fish Needlepoint Pattern
Stitch a Fantasy Fish swimming in a seaweed sea using bright shades of yarn. It's stitched on 10 Holes-per-inch canvas using worsted weight yarn or wool and is a perfect beginner project.

Needlepoint Monogram Frame Pattern - Instructions for Needlepoint Monogram Frame
Stitch this pretty leaf border to frame a Classic Monogram.

Origami Bird Needlepoint Pattern - Instructions for Origami Bird Needlepoint Pattern
The ancient art of paper folding, known as Origami, inspired this needlepoint pattern featuring a bird against a decorative background.

French Braid Needlepoint Pattern - Instructions for French Braid Needlepoint Pattern
The French Braid needlepoint pattern is perfect for cleaning out your scrap basket, as any number of colors can be used. Color combinations of your choosing are also possible.

Candy Corn Needlepoint Pattern - Instructions for Halloween Candy Needlepoint Pattern
Brightly colored candy corn on a wavy black background makes for a stunning decor piece that's very grown-up.

Holiday Stars and Trees Pattern - Instructions for the Holiday Stars and Trees Needlepoint Pattern
The Holiday Stars and Trees needlepoint pattern set features 3 separate charts that can be used individually, yet all coordinate. Patterns include a block of 9 stars on a neutral background, a trio of trees, and a single tree. Any of these would make a perfect Holiday gift.

Hanukkah Menorah Needlepoint Pattern - Instructions for Menorah Needlepoint Pattern
Stitch a needlepoint Hannukah Menorah pillow top with glowing candles in continental stitch for the Holidays.

Asian Maple Leaves Needlepoint Pattern - Instructions for Asian Maple Leaves Needlepoint Pattern
Celebrate Autumn by stitching this Asian Maple in full color.

Breezes through the Treezes - Instructions for Trees Needlepoint Pattern
Fall is in the air and the leaves are starting to blow! Stitch the Breezes through the Treezes pattern in continental stitch on 12-count canvas in your favorite falll colors.

Woven Stitch - How to Work the Woven Stitch
The woven stitch is easy to work and resembles a woven textile. It's perfect as a filler, and can be used in border areas as well.

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Needlepoint Shops and Boutiques in the United Kingdom

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Needlework shops in Australia and New Zealand

Garden Zinnias - Instructions for Garden Zinnias
Designer Elizabeth Lay shares her colorful Garden Zinnias needlepoint pattern

Ice Cream Needlepoint Pattern Series - Pattern for August Ice Cream
Set sail for a summer adventure and drop anchor someplace exciting! This Ice Cream on a Stick is the eighth in the series and represents the month of August.

Ice Cream Needlepoint Pattern Series - Pattern for July Ice Cream
Celebrate Independence Day with a striped motif. This Ice Cream on a Stick is the sixth pattern in a series of 12, and represents the month of July.

Fresh Catch Needlepoint Pattern - Fish Needlepoint Chart
Here's the big one that didn't get away! Stitch a needlepoint fish and show off the fresh catch of the day.

Desert Scarab Chart - Scarab Needlepoint Pattern
Stitch an Egyptian-inspired desert scarab in earthy, golden tones

Kuba Cloth Pattern - Kuba Cloth in Needlepoint
Stitch a square design based on traditional African Kuba Cloth.

French Ribbon Needlepoint Pattern - Instructions for the French Ribbon Pattern
Work this repeating pattern in one of two Country French colorways.

August Daisies Needlepoint Pattern - Daisy Needlepoint Chart
Stitch a batch of retro-looking, rainbow-colored daisies for Summer! The August Daisies pattern is stitched in 20 colors of tapestry wool and features a floating green border.

Rice Stitch - How to Work the Rice Stitch
The Rice Stitch is worked by stitching a large cross stitch, with each point crossed by a smaller stitch, forming what resembles grains of rice.

Double Straight Cross - Work the Double Straight Cross
The Double Straight Cross is worked in two parts and is a heavily textured filling stitch. The stitch can also be used individually as a decorative element.

Milanese Stitch - Instructions for the Milanese Stitch
The Milanese in worked triangles arranged in diagonal bands, and is a popular filling and background stitch.

Pineapple Stitch - How to Work the Pineapple Stitch
The Pineapple stitch is named for its resemblance to the skin of a pineapple. This stitch is a highly textured filling stitch, and is worked in three sections.

Triangle Stitch - How to Work the Triangle Stitch
The Triangle Stitch is a decorative stitch commonly used in Bargello. It is worked vertically across horizontal rows, forming striped rows of interlocking triangles.

Needlepoint Forum - Using the Needlepoint Forum
Have a question or a tip you would like to share? The Needlepoint Forum is the best place to post questions, share your thoughts, make recommendations, tell us what you're working on, and look for product.

Custom Needlework Designers - Locating Custom Designers
Find a designer to custom-design a needlepoint project.

How Do I Repair A Hole in My Canvas? - Repairing a Hole in Needlepoint Canvas
Accidents happen - here's how to repair a hole in your needlepoint canvas.

Scotch Stitch - How to Work the Scotch Stitch
The Scotch Stitch is a textured, decorative stitch worked in blocks. It's perfect for background areas and borders.

Leaf Stitch - How to Work the Leaf Stitch
The Leaf Stitch is a realistic-looking decorative stitch used to stitch leaves or leaf-like shapes on a canvas.

Cross Stitch - How to Work the Cross Stitch
Cross Stitch is very familiar to any cross stitcher, but it is also used in needlepoint as a decorative, textured stitch.

Custom Needlepoint Designers - Custom Needlepoint Patterns
Are you looking for a special needlepoint pattern to match your china, wallpaper, or to create a needlepoint pattern from a photo? This list will help you locate designers specializing in custom patterns.

Custom Needlepoint Designers - Custom Needlepoint Patterns
Are you looking for a special needlepoint pattern to match your china, wallpaper, or to create a needlepoint pattern from a photo? This list will help you locate designers specializing in custom patterns.

Stitching In-the-Ditch - Sewing Needlepoint
Finishing your needlepoint project often involves machine or hand sewing. In this area you will learn how to stitch in the ditch for a professional-looking finish.

Make a Needlepoint Pouch - How to Make a Needlepoint Bag
Stitch a finished needlepoint canvas into a handy, lined pouch. You can use them as purses, totes, or create smaller pouches to hang on a doorknob, as ornaments, or unique gift bags.

Summer Flower Pots Needlepoint Pattern - Pattern for Summer Flower Pots
Needlepoint a pillow top or wall hanging featuring colorful summer pots stitched in Scotch Stitch.

Sea Snails Pattern - Sea Snail Needlepoint Chart
Stitch a pretty Sea Snail in natural shades for a summer accent.

Blank Journal Page
Use this blank page to add your own stitches to your stitch journal.

Americana Heart - Pattern for Americana Heart
Stitch an Americana-inspired heart in patriotic colors for the 4th of July.

Autumn Alphabet and Numerals - Pattern for the Autumn Alphabet and Numerals
Customize your needlepoint projects with upper and lower case letters with matching numerals.

Uncle Sam's Top Hat
Stitch up Uncle Sam's famous hat for Independence day! The simple design is ready to fill with your favorite textured or decorative stitches.

Lucky Clover Pattern - Instructions for Lucky Clover
Stitch a single Lucky clover, or a quartet for St. Patrick's Day. This project lends itself well to decorative and textured stitches.

Scrap Patterns
Needlepoint patterns that can be stitched from odd and ends from your scrap basket.

Other Holidays
Projects for other Holidays. This will be split out as more patterns are developed and posted.

Flying Geese Needlepoint Pattern - Instructions for Flying Geese Stocking
Needlepoint designer Janet Perry has shared this pattern for a Flying Geese Mini Stocking. Be sure to visit her biography in the Needlepoint Community area.

Flying Geese Needlepoint Pattern - Instructions for Flying Geese Stocking
Needlepoint designer Janet Perry has shared this pattern for a Flying Geese Mini Stocking. Be sure to visit her biography in the Needlepoint Community area.

Flying Geese Needlepoint Pattern - Instructions for Flying Geese Stocking
Needlepoint designer Janet Perry has shared this pattern for a Flying Geese Mini Stocking. Be sure to visit her biography in the Needlepoint Community area.

Santa Hugs - Pattern for Santa Hugs Set
Stitch a huggable Santa and matching ornament for the holidays. This matching pattern set works up quickly on 12-count canvas.

Santa Hugs - Pattern for Santa Hugs Set
Stitch a huggable Santa and matching ornament for the holidays. This matching pattern set works up quickly on 12-count canvas.

Santa Hugs - Pattern for Santa Hugs Set
Stitch a huggable Santa and matching ornament for the holidays. This matching pattern set works up quickly on 12-count canvas.

Needlepoint Patterns from Central and South America
Needlepoint patterns inspired by the arts and crafts of Central and South America.

http://needlepoint.about.com/od/alphabetizedpatterns/Alphabetized_Patterns.htm


Alphabet and Monogram Needlepoint Patterns - Free Needlepoint Patterns
Are you looking for projects you can personalize with a monogram, or patterns for alphabets? You'll find them here.

Asian Needlepoint Patterns - Free Asian Needlepoint Patterns
Here you'll find needlepoint patterns inspired by Asian art, crafts and culture.

Free Needlepoint Patterns - Needlepoint for Babies and Children
Here you'll find needlepoint patterns designed especially for babies and children. Patterns include wall art, nursery items and accessories for your special wee ones.

http://needlepoint.about.com/od/birthday/Birthday_Patterns.htm


http://needlepoint.about.com/od/christmas/Christmas_Patterns.htm


Free Needlepoint Patterns - Contemporary Needlepoint Patterns
Contemporary needlepoint designs to stitch including geometrics, animals, unusual patterns and textures, as well as designs inspired by home decor trends.

Needlepoint Designers - Needlepoint Artists
Here you'll meet the designers and artists shaping the future of needlepoint. Find out what, and who, inspires their designs.

Needlepoint Designer Patterns - Needlepoint Patterns
These designs have been contributed by talented needlepoint designers and artists especially for this site, many of whom have biographies in the Needlepoint Community area.

http://needlepoint.about.com/od/easter/Easter_Patterns.htm


Free Needlepoint Patterns - Floral Needlepoint Patterns
In this area you will find free patterns with floral themes including contemporary patterns and classic designs for needlepoint.

Free Needlepoint Patterns
Free needlepoint patterns for all skill levels, listed by type.

http://needlepoint.about.com/od/halloween/Halloween_Patterns.htm


http://needlepoint.about.com/od/hanukkah/Hanukkah_Patterns.htm


Free Needlepoint Patterns - Holiday Needlepoint Patterns
Get a head start on the holidays with needlepoint ornaments to stitch now! Many of these projects work up quickly and are perfect for using up bits of yarn leftover from past projects. Patterns for Christmas, Hannukah, Thanksgiving and more.