Knitting & crochet - links

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Information & patterns

About Knitting tons of information about knitting, including forums and beginners’ guides
BedBathStore listing of interesting knitting and sewing patterns
Crochet and Knitting lots of stuff for kntting and crochet – including beginners
Crochet Pattern Central thousands of free crochet patterns
Daily Knitter over 1000 free knitting patterns
Favecrafts lots of knitting and crochet ideas
Knitting Help over 150 videos showing basic and advanced techniques
Knitting Techniques little animations showing lots of knitting techniques
Knitty lots of free patterns
Patterns for Crochet lots of free crochet patterns
Socknitters hundreds of different patterns for knitting socks

Local knitting groups

Cast Off knitting club for boys and girls
Knitchicks local knitting groups
Stitch n Bitch nationwide network of local groups who meet to knit and chat

Wool & yarn

Cornish Organic Wool organic wool (and yarn) from Cornwall
Farm Yarn organic, undyed, natural yarns
Garthenor Organic Pure Wool organic wool from British rare breeds
Knitting4Fun lots of natural yarns
The Woolly Shepherd wool from Somerset, lots more woolly stuff


The Knitting & Crochet Guild charity dedicated to to preserving and nurturing the skills of knitting and crochet
UK Handknitting Association promoting knitting in the UK

Other interesting stuff

Glitty Knitty Kitty guerilla knitting blogs – fighting to advance the knitting revolution
Knitting History historic knitting patterns going back to the 14th century!
The Knitting Hut shop in Bucks – free patterns, tips, online shop, workshops
Knitting Services list of people in the UK willing to knit garments to order
Ravelry like Facebook for knitters
Victoria & Albert Museum an academic look at knitting, including its history and development

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