Knit Links

Presented in no particular order, and categorized according to what I mainly use them for.


OTHER BLOGS

Let Me ExplainKnit:  explaiknit.typepad.com/let_me_explaiknit/ ~ Longer & better discussions of knitting minutiae than I have time or energy to produce.

Rose-Kim Knits:  rose-kim.com/rose-kimknits/ ~ Thursdays are for “What the Hell is This?”


USEFUL INFO

Knitting Daily’s Curvy Waist Shaping Calculator:  ~ does all that pesky m*th for you.

Yarndex:  yarndex.com  ~ Yarndex®  the ultimate yarn resource, is a reference site with profiles for over 3,500 yarns.

Vintage Knits:  vintageknits.com  ~ Some patterns, plus an invaluable database of discontinued yarns.

Care label symbols:

utextension.tennessee.edu/publications/pbfiles/PB1518.pdf

ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/5000/5556.html


MAGS & BOOKS (ERRATA)

Knitty: knitty.com  ~ Free, fresh, flippant e-zine with patterns and articles.

Vogue Knitting: vogueknitting.com

XRX:  knittinguniverse.com  ~ This is the web site for Knitter’s magazine, as well as XRX books. Searchable shop listing.


FREE PATTERNS

Knitting Pattern Central:  knittingpatterncentral.com  ~ Online directory to many free pattern sites.

Tahki / Stacy Charles:  tahkistacycharles.com

Garnstudio & Drops Design:  garnstudio.com/lang/en/kategori_oversikt.php

Lana Grossa:  lanagrossa.com

Berroco: berroco.com

Links to lots of sock patterns:  knittychick.com/free_sock_patterns.htm


COMMUNITY

The knitlist: knitlist.com  ~ Includes an archive of gift exchange patterns and a searchable tips index.

Ravelry:  ravelry.com  ~ My username is tessm.

Wrist and hand exercises:  ergocise.com/wrists.html

Wool Works:  woolworks.org  ~ “The Online Knitting Compendium”. Has links to patterns, other places for patterns, and a large listing of charities.


EVENTS

OR Flock & Fiber Festival:  flockandfiberfestival.com ~ 4th Sat of Sept in Canby, OR