So, crafting in this game is something many seem to have problems with, so I am posting this here to give the crafters and gatherers a hand.
Mithrie Menethil is one of the, if not the best when it comes to helping people with crafting. I highly suggest you go check his channel out because it is definitely, without any doubt, worth it.
He also streams on twitch and answers a whole lot of questions regarding crafting and gathering.
Here's a few guides to get you going.
And no, I am not him, I am one of his viewers however, and I am glad that I am, it has helped me, A LOT.