If you are just getting started with a new needlework craft, before running out to your local store and spending a lot of money you should search the Internet to find the many free counted cross stitch patterns and graphs online. This can help you avoid being too overwhelmed.
The biggest advantage to searching online before going to your local craft store is the variety that you’ll find available. This will save you time of wandering around the store, and it will save you money by not filling up your cart with projects you’re ultimately not interested in completing.
If you are looking for something more than the typical or basic patterns that you can find easily in stores, online charts and patterns will likely become your preferred way to shop...Read More