Who doesn't love a good chart? This vintage one demystifies 21 embroidery stitches (click through to see 21 more). #DIY

Vintage patterns can be beautiful, which is why I bought this old Spinnerin. (front cover) Vintage patterns can also be hilariously tacky, which is why I bought this old Spinnerin. (back cover) Lucky for you over the next few weeks I’ll be posting all the good, the bad, and the ugly afghan patterns your twitchy little fingers could ever hope to knit or crochet! Here are some Embroidery Stitches to wet your appetite…