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!

Just Learning to Knit?  Here are some sites that may help:
Knitting Help
Video Tutorials on many knitting techniques. If you are just learning to knit, there are some fantastic videos to help here.

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 in America – 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.

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!
Patternworks
Lots of yarns by lots of manufacturers, plus patterns and notions galore. I love getting their catalogs and browsing.

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.

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.