Knit Links

Presented in no particular order:


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

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

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

Care label symbols:

knitPro is a free web application that translates digital images into knit, crochet, needlepoint and cross-stitch patterns

Fiber burn test chart – has a printable flow chart, very nice

Craft Yarn Council standards for abbreviations, skill levels, yarn weights, sizing, and symbols


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

Vogue Knitting:

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


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

Tahki / Stacy Charles:

Garnstudio & Drops Design:

Lana Grossa:


Links to lots of sock patterns:


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

Ravelry:  ~ My username is tessm.

Wrist and hand exercises:

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


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