If you’re a fan of free cross stitch patterns but you’re not all exactly an online guru or a technical computer genius, then there’s no need to worry. The internet is a wonderful place and literally you can find anything you want on there if you know where to look and how to look for it. You must also be careful though, because a lot of websites out there were designed to harm your computer or steal information from you, but they’re not hard to spot.
When you’re looking for free cross stitch patterns, one of the first places you probably thought of was Google. This is what’s called a search engine and there are plenty of these to go around, but the number one search engine is without a doubt is Google. A nice searching tip is to ask the search engines questions such as “Where can I find free cross stitching patterns?” or “Where is the best place to find free cross stitching patterns?” Of course those are just examples, but try to broaden your searches and you’ll find much more results in what you’re looking for.
The second way to find something you want online is by word of mouth or by links on a website. Say your checking your e-mail and on the right side of your screen on the website happens to be a link that interests you, and while there is nothing wrong with this, you’re still not sure whether it’s exactly what you want or not since you didn’t search for it.
There are billions of websites online and probably thousands for finding free cross stitching patterns, you just have to know where to look and not to click on any old link you see because some websites are quite dangerous to your computer. Just remember that one helpful tip and to search in the form of questions such as “Where can I find some free cross stitching patterns” when you’re doing you’re searching and you will find much better results!
Loretta Oliver of Stitching the Night Away is a firm believer that everyone needs a hobby and is striving to help make cross stitch supplies and information easily accessible to everyone that wants to stitch.