Where I write about knitting, crocheting and lace, and, on occasion general comments on other topics


Here are some of my favorites


Crochet Websites:

Crochet Guild of America
Crochet at About.com
Crochet Me
Yarn Lover’s Room

Hand-Knitting Websites:

The Knitting Guild of AmericaYarn & Craft Council of America


Knitting Haven

Knitting on the Net

Knitting Universe


Wool Works



Note: Clicking on the link will take to you the book on Amazon.com.

Knitting in Plain English by Maggie Righetti

Sweater Design in Plain English by Maggie Righetti

Knitting Without Tears by Elizabeth Zimmerman

The Knitting Answer Book by Margaret Radcliffe

Mason-Dixon Knitting by Kary Gardiner & Ann Shayne

Designing Knitwear by Deborah Newton

Vogue Knitting

Hand-Knitting Techniques from Threads Magazine

Knitting Lace by Susanna E. Lewis

A Gathering of Lace by Meg Swanson

Victorian Lace Today by Jane Sowerby

Knitting Lace Triangles by Evelyn A. Clark

Socks Soar on Two Needles by Cat Borhdi

Two at a Time Socks

Knitting Circles Around Socks


Machine Knitting Websites:

Daisy Knits Machine Knit
Clearwater Knits The Knit Knack Shop
Distinctive Knits Northtipton Creations
Ileen’s Needle Nook
Marcia Hauser Designs MK Designer


Yarns & Supplies:

Sarah’s Yarns ImagiKnit (Facebook Page)
Knit Picks Personal Threads
Patternworks Wooly Mammoth (Facebook Page)
Angelika’s Yarn Store
Cotton Clouds Berrocco
Coats & Clark Patons Yarns
Lion Brand Yarns Rowan Yarns


Tutorials/How to’s:

to Knit:
1. Yarn & Craft Council of America

2. The Knitting Guild Association

3. Knitting Help

4. Knitting at Knoon

1. Knitty

2. Knit Picks

3. Knitting Haven

4. Tech Knitting

5. Beading Made Easy

6. Stretchy Bind Offs

Knitting Socks: 1. Socknitters

2. Silver’s Sock Classes

3. e-How: How to Knit Socks on Circular Needles

4. Cat Bordhi video on Knitting Socks on Two Circular Needles

5. Circular Knitting Videos – Knitting Help

How to Crochet: 1) Learn how to crochet (YouTube video)

2) Learn to Crochet Tutorial with Pictures

3) Learn Single Crochet

4) Bead Crochet

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