Frequently Asked Questions


Where can I buy CrossStitcher from?

The magazine, complete with covermount is available in WHSmiths, Sainsbury’s, Asda and a selection of other supermarkets, independent newsagents and craft shops across the UK and overseas.

How can I subscribe?

To subscribe to CrossStitcher, simply visit or call 0844 848 2852. Don't forget to keep a lookout on the website for special subscription deals and new-subscriber gifts.

I live overseas, can I subscribe?

Yes, of course you can! Visit or call +44 160 425 1045 to find out about overseas subscription prices.

I've missed out an issue - help!

If you miss an issue of CrossStitcher on the news stand, you can buy back issues online. If you're a subscriber and you're missing an issue, please email: or call 0844 848 2852 with your subscription number to hand.


What is The Crafts Circle?

This is a special subscriber-only area online where you'll find even more free charts, shop discounts and exclusive competitions. To log-in, all you need is your subscriber number and surname.

Visit to log-in.

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Just getting started in cross stitch?

Download our beginners guide to cross stitch or visit our sister website The Making Spot for more cross stitch patterns and stitching tutorials.


Want to keep in touch?

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