Resources

Here are a few resources – I will be adding to this page as needed – feel free to let me know of a great resource site you’ve found!
(If links are broken, please let me know.)

I have a You Tube Channel! It’s filled with tutorial videos on lots of different knitting techniques! If you have an idea for a video you would like me to do, use the contact form to let me know!

Just Learning to Knit?  Here are some sites that may help:
I have a YouTube video just for beginners!
Knitting Help
Video Tutorials on many knitting techniques. If you are just learning to knit, there are some fantastic videos to help here.
Craft Yarn Council
The CYC has helpful posts on learning the basics of knitting.

Other General Knitting Resources:
Ravelry
More than just a database of patterns and yarns, Ravelry is a whole knitting community. It is a fantastic resource for any knitter or crocheter.
The Knitting Guild Association
The largest knitting association, dedicated to education and mastery of the craft – publishes Cast On magazine, and runs the Master Knitter program.
Knitty
An online knitting magazine that publishes free patterns, as well as helpful articles.
Knitting Daily
Now a cable knitting show! Lots of free patterns and articles.
Arenda Holladay
TKGA Executive Director.  She has an excellent blog and YouTube channel filled with knitting tips and articles.
TECHKnitting
Fantastic blog with technical knitting tips and tricks and articles.

OK, I know how to knit! Where can I buy stuff??!!:
Knit Picks
Very affordable yarn and knitting/crochet supplies.
The Loopy Ewe
Lots of indie dyer yarns, plus notions. One of my favorite on-line shops!
WEBS
Large online (and brick-and-mortar) retailer of yarn.
Ravelry LYS Search
You can search Ravelry’s directory of local yarn shops to find one near you! There’s nothing like shopping for yarn in person (and it’s great to shop local!)

Sock Knitting Resources:
Silver’s Sock Class
An excellent website with sock knitting tutorials.
Socknitters
A mailing list’s website that has a wealth of sock knitting information.

Lace Knitting Resources:
Heirloom Knitting
A site dedicated to Shetland Lace.

Free Patterns:
Ravelry has many free patterns available.
Coupon Follow has a page with some free patterns listed. (Many thanks to Ms. Bass’s Girl Scout troop for the suggestion!)

Spinning Resources:
The Joy of Handspinning
A fantastic website with a wealth of information about handspinning. Lots of video tutorials.
Paradise Fibers
A great shop in Washington – they sell wheels, fiber and all kinds of knitting and spinning supplies.

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