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


Here are some of my favorites (Updated 10/6/18)


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 on the Net

Knitting Universe




Note: Clicking on the link will take to you the book on Amazon.com in a new window.

Knitting in Plain English by Maggie Righetti

Sweater Design in Plain English: Step by Step Instructions for 13 Classic Sweaters
by Maggie Righetti and Terri Shaw

Knitting Without Tears by Elizabeth Zimmerman

Knitting Answer Book, 2nd Edition by Margaret Radcliff

The Knitter’s Handy Book of Patterns by Ann Budd

Vogue Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book: Completely Revised and Updated

Knitter’s Book of Finishing Techniques by Nancy M. Wiseman

Knitting Lace by Susanna E. Lewis

Knitting Pattern Essentials by Sally Melville

Knit to Flatter by Amy Herzog

Good Measure: Knit to Fit Every Time by Deborah Newton

Socks Soar on Two Circular Needles by Cat Borhdi

Two at a Time Socks by Melissa Morgan-Oakes

Knitting Circles Around Socks by Antje Gillingham

Crochet Answer Book by Edie Eckman

A to Z of Crochet: The Ultimate Guide for the Beginner to the Advanced Crocheter


Machine Knitting Websites:

Daisy Knits MK Designer
Clearwater Knits The Knit Knack Shop
Ileen’s Needle Nook


Yarns & Supplies:

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


Tutorials/How to’s:

to Knit:
1. Yarn & Craft Council of America

2. The Knitting Guild Association

3. Knitting Help

1. Knitty

2. Knit Picks

3. Tech Knitting

4. 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

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