Beginner's 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.

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Choose Your Kit

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

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Take your first steps

Learn the basics with our video tutorials and handy guides.

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Enjoy the experience

The most important part of every crafter's journey

The perfect place to start

Ideal for beginners looking for a project that will work up quickly, this throw is crocheted all in one piece, using the basic crochet stitches. The kit also includes instructions on how to make tassels for a fun, finishing touch.

Video tutorials


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

How to create a slip knot

0:44

How to make a chain

1:39

How to count chains

0:37

How to double crochet

3:12

How to treble crochet

3:56

How to slip stitch

0:40

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


We’ve put together a collection of handy articles below to help you start your crafting journey. Or you can head over to our 'Getting Started' section to find even more useful tips.

20 terms from CAL to yarnie

How to speak knitting and crochet slang.

Crochet conversion tables

Change your patterns from US to UK and back

Top Amigurumi tips

Take your amigurumi skills to the next level.

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