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Kitchener Stitch - Preparation Part Two
To continue to set up for the Kitchener Stitch, you must sew through a stitch on the back needle as well.

Kitchener Stitch - Knit On
The first step in Kitchener Stitch/grafting is to knit off the first stitch.

Kitchener Stitch: Purl On
Next in the Kitchener Stitch process, you work the next stitch on the front needle, but leave it on the needle.

Kitchener Stitch - Purl Off
Now you purl off the first stitch on the back needle, and you've almost completely mastered the Kitchener Stitch.

Kitchener Stitch - Knit On
Continue the Kitchener stitch with a stitch worked like a knit and kept on the needle.

Kitchener Stitch - Finishing up Grafting
Now that you've got the rhythm of Kitchener stitch down, just keep going to complete your grafting.

Baby Aran Hat Free Knitting Pattern
This Baby Aran Hat free knitting pattern is available in sizes newborn, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months and 24 months. It features allover cable patterning and is designed to match the Baby Aran Body Suit.

Baby Aran Hat Free Knitting Pattern
This Baby Aran Hat free knitting pattern is available in sizes newborn, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months and 24 months. It features allover cable patterning and is designed to match the Baby Aran Body Suit.

Adult Flapper Girl Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for an Adult Flapper Girl Hat
Getting started and how to knit the beginning of the Adult Flapper Girl Ruffled Hat free knitting pattern.

Adult Flapper Girl Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for an Adult Flapper Girl Hat
How to embellish and finish the Adult Flapper Girl Hat.

Baby Aran Booties Free Knitting Pattern
This free knitting pattern for Baby Aran Booties is available in sizes 0-3 months and 3-6 months. It features a rope cable pattern and is designed to match the Baby Aran Body Suit and Baby Aran Hat perfectly.

Baby Aran Booties Free Knitting Pattern
This free knitting pattern for Baby Aran Booties is available in sizes 0-3 months and 3-6 months. It features a rope cable pattern and is designed to match the Baby Aran Body Suit and Baby Aran Hat perfectly.

Lacy Little Shrug Free Knitting Pattern
How to make the Little Lacy Shrug.

Lacy Little Shrug - Free Knitting Pattern
Use this free pattern to make a lacy cotton shrug for your baby. Sized from 12 months to 6 years, this is an ideal introduction to lace knitting.

Wrap Cast On - Beginning the Loop
As in any kind of cast on method, to make the wrap cast on you have to make a loop. Here's how you start.

Wrap Cast On - Finishing the Loop
A flick of the thumb makes the loop that becomes a stitch in the wrap cast on method.

Wrap Cast On - Moving the Stitch to the Needle
Now that the wrap stitch has been completed, it needs to be moved to the needle to make your wrap cast on complete.

Wrap Cast On - Finishing the Stitch
To complete the wrap cast on stitch, just pull it tight.

Reversible Lace Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for a Reversible Lace Hat
Use this free pattern to knit a Reversible Lace Hat, made in fingering weight yarn and overlaid over a basic stockinette hat with a contrasting ribbed brim.

Reversible Lace Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for a Reversible Lace Hat
How to make the Spider Stitch Lace pattern.

Reversible Lace Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for a Reversible Lace Hat
How to shape the crown and finish the hat.

Forming a Purl Stitch in English Knitting
To continue the purl stitch, the yarn is taken over the needle to make a new loop.

Continuing to Form a Purl Stitch
Finishing up a purl stitch is almost exactly the same as finishing a knit stitch, only backward.

Long-Tail Cast On - Making the Loop for a Long-Tail Cast On
Once your hands are in the right position to form the long-tail cast on, it's time to make the loop that will form your stitch.

Long-Tail Cast On - Finishing the Long-Tail Cast On Stitch
Finishing a long-tail cast on stitch is easy, and once you have the movements down you'll be able to cast on in this way very quickly.

Seaming Stockinette Stitch with Mattress Stitch
Once you've figured out where to start working the mattress stitch, it is a simple matter to keep going.

Finishing a Mattress Stitch Seam on Stockinette Stitch
Once you have a few stitches of mattress stitch completed, pull the yarn tight and the magic happens.

Little Girl's Sundress - Free Knitting Pattern
Use this free knitting pattern to make a little girl's sundress. This little girl's sundress is made in one piece, in the round, from the bottom up. It features decorative edges, full fashioning on the skirt, and a textured stitch pattern on the bodice. This little girl's sundress is available in sizes 2 years, 4 years, 6 years and 8 years.

Little Girl's Sundress - Free Knitting pattern For a Little Girl's Sundress
How to knit the skirt of the Little Girl's Sundress.

Little Girl's Sundress - Free Knitting pattern For a Little Girl's Sundress
How to knit the bodice of the Little Girl's Sundress.

Little Girl's Sundress - Free Knitting pattern For a Little Girl's Sundress
How to make the armholes for the Little Girl's Sundress.

Little Girl's Sundress - Free Knitting pattern For a Little Girl's Sundress
How to finish the Little Girl's Sundress.

Toy Hammock - Free Knitting Pattern for a Toy Hammock
How to knit the Toy Hammock. Knitting.

Fettuccini Knit Bowl Free Knitting Pattern
This easy bowl or basket is relatively quick to knit with a yarn made from remnants of garment manufacturing. Use it to hold yarn or anything else that needs containing.

How to Pick Up a Dropped Knit Stitch
Dropping a stitch is one of the most common knitting mistakes, but it's an easy one to fix. This tutorial will take you through the process step by step.

Fixing a Dropped Stitch - Knit to the Stitch
Once you've identified that you have a dropped stitch, first you need to knit over to it so you can fix the problem. Page 2.

Fixing a Dropped Stitch - How to Insert the Crochet Hook
Using a crochet hook is the fastest and easiest way to fix a dropped stitch, but you need to put it in the right way to make your stitch come out right. Page 3.

Fixing a Dropped Stitch - Working up the Piece
If your stitch has dropped more than one row down the work, keep working with the crochet hook until you're back to the row you were working on originally. Page 4.

St. Patrick's Day Knitting Patterns
St. Patrick's Day is a great day to celebrate with green knitting projects, from skinny scarf

Sock Knitting Resources - How to Knit Socks
This collection of sock knitting resources will help you learn how to knit socks cuff down or toe up as well as providing tips and other resources to check out.

2013 About.com Knitting Readers' Choice Award Nominations
Nominate your favorite knitting blogger, designer, book, yarn and needle company for possible inclusion in the voting round for the 2013 Readers' Choice Awards from About.com Knitting

Most Popular Patterns of 2013
These 10 projects were the most popular knitting patterns at About.com in 2013 in terms of page views.

A Complete List of Eileen Casey's Free Knitting Patterns
This list catalogs all of the free knitting patterns for the About.com Knitting site by knitwear designer Eileen Casey.

Wool Yarn Reviews - Reviews of Wool Knitting Yarn
A collection of reviews of wool knitting yarn.

Wool Yarn Reviews - Reviews of Wool Knitting Yarn
A collection of reviews of wool knitting yarn.

Best Books of 2010 - A List of the Best Knitting Books of 2010 - Best Knitting Books of 2010
There were a lot of great knitting books published in 2010; here's an at-a-glance guide to some of the best should you want to add some to your wish list or bookshelf.

Best Books of 2010 - A List of the Best Knitting Books of 2010 - Best Knitting Books of 2010
There were a lot of great knitting books published in 2010; here's an at-a-glance guide to some of the best should you want to add some to your wish list or bookshelf.

Stash-Busting Projects - Trim Your Stash with Stash-Reducing Project Ideas
Everyone at one time or another gets the feeling they need to pare down their stash. Here are some ideas for projects to try and books to look at for more ideas for stash-busting projects.

Books for New Knitters - Knitting Book Reviews for New Knitters
There are so many knitting books out there it can be difficult to determine which ones are the best for you, especially if you're new to knitting. This roundup includes some of my favorite books for new knitters.

Knit a Warm Collar in Basketweave Stitch
This simple rectangle of knitting is a great way to show off a lovely yarn and stay warm at the same time.

Toe-Up! by Chrissy Gardiner Book Review
Learn how to take your socks from the toe up with this book full of tutorials, worksheets and sample patterns to get you comfortable with this knitting method.

Big Foot Knits by Andi Smith Book Review
If your feet are bigger than the

50 Sunflowers to Knit, Crochet and Felt by Kristin Nicholas Book Review
Kristin Nicholas shares tons of ideas for knitting, crocheting, felting and embellishing sunflowers and other colorful blooms and how to use them to decorate your home.

Lion Brand Fettuccini Yarn Review
Lion Brand Fettuccini is a fun, unique yarn made from the remnants of garment manufacturing. Every skein is unique, so be prepared for whimsy when you order this green yarn.

Knits for You and Your Home by Debbie Bliss Book Review
Debbie Bliss shares 30 projects for bringing a little more comfort into your home and your life with patterns designed to indulge, cocoon, pamper and detox your life.

Lion Brand Bonbons Cotton Yarn
Lion Brand Bonbons promise a fun little knitting experience, and the cotton collections give you lots of little knitting in a small package.

The KNITFreedom Video Guide to Cast Ons Review
Liat Gat offers videos of 38 different kinds of cast ons as well as lots of tips and tricks that will make your casts ons look better, no matter which method you choose.

The Embellished Sock by Charles D. Gandy Book Review
This gorgeous book elevates socks to little works of art decorated with bobbles, flowers, loop and other fun flourishes.

Custom Knits Accessories by Wendy Bernard Book Review
This detailed book includes formulas for designing your own hats, shawls, socks and other knit accessories, as well as offering more than 20 patterns you can use as written or adapt to your own style.

Scarf Style 2 by Ann Budd Book Review
The second of the Interweave

Heirloom Baby Knits by Deborah Newton Book Review
Deborah Newton puts a twist on knitting classics for babies, resulting in 24 modern heirlooms you'll want to knit for the little ones in your life.

Comfort Knitting & Crochet: Babies & Toddlers Book Review
This book presents 50 patterns for knitting and crocheting projects for babies and toddlers using two of Berroco's yarns: Comfort and Vintage.

Knit in a Day for Baby by Candi Jensen Book Review
Candi Jensen offers 20 basic patterns and lots of ideas for variations for super-quick projects you can make for the babies in your life.

Circular Knitting Workshop by Margaret Radcliffe Book Review
Pretty much everything you could ever want to know about how to knit projects in the round, with plenty of learning patterns to get you started and build your circular knitting skills quickly.

60 Quick Baby Blankets
This cute collection of 60 baby blankets and one little lamb will keep you happily knitting new things for babies for a long time to come.

Cutest Ever Toddler Knits by Val Pierce Book Review
This cute little book offers some nice project ideas for little kids, but limited sizing makes this book less valuable than it could be.

Loom Knitting for Babies and Toddlers by Isela Phelps Book Review
Learn all about loom knitting and use this needle-free craft to create a bevy of designs for babies and toddlers.

Knits for Dolls by Nicky Epstein Book Review
These 25 outfits for 18-inch dolls are sure to please the little girl in your life and make it easy to give her favorite doll a new wardrobe in a hurry.

The Yarn Whisperer by Clara Parkes Book Review
Clara Parkes shares her story of making a life in yarn and what knitting has meant to her through the years in this lovely collection of 22 essays.

Knitting from the Center Our by Daniel Yuhas Book Review
This beautiful, fun book shows knitters how to take their projects from the center out and knit lovely shawls, sweaters, socks, toys and more.

Knitting from the Top by Barbara G. Walker Book Review
Barbara G. Walker's classic on top-down knitting is a great reference for bold knitters who don't need a whole lot of specifics to design a garment for themselves.

Knit One Knit All Book Review - Elizabeth Zimmermann's Garter Stitch Designs
Knit One Knit All is the knitting book Elizabeth Zimmermann never got to write, full of patterns all worked in Garter Stitch.

Cast On, Bind Off by Leslie Ann Bestor Book Review
Learn more than 50 ways to begin and end a knitting project depending on your particular needs with this handy, portable little guide.

Knit Picks Sunstruck Needles Review
Knit Picks' Sunstruck knitting needles use the same base as their popular Harmony needles in a blond finish for the same nice knitting experience.

The Art of Fair Isle Knitting by Ann Feitelson Review
Learn all about the history of Fair Isle knitting, as well as ways to use design and color in these patterns and knit some sweaters of your own.

Norwegian Patterns for Knitting by Mette N. Handberg Book Review
Learn about the classic knitting patterns and designs of Norway and how you can stitch up a bunch of warm wooly goodies for yourself.

Everything the Internet Didn't Teach You About Knitting by Rita Weiss Book Review
This brief book offers a roundup of the basics you need to know to get started knitting, as well as some details it claims the internet won't tell you.

Simple Knitting by Erika Knight Book Review
Erika Knight's workshop format book takes readers through the basics of knitting with 20 simple, relatively plain garments and projects to practice their skills on.

Finish-Free Knits by Kristen TenDyke Book Review
Knit garments that are finished as soon as you bind them off with this pretty book full of casual patterns to knit.

Contemporary Irish Knits by Carol Feller Book Review
Classic Irish cables and tweed get a modern twist with Carol Feller's streamlined designs.

The Knitter's Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters by Ann Budd Book Review
Ann Budd provides knitters with another indispensable guide to the basics of a knitting form, this time top-down sweaters.

Annie and the Swiss Cheese Scarf by Alana Dakos Review
Young Annie learns to knit just like mom and gets a lesson in the value of persistence in the process.

Knits Men Want by Bruce Weinstein Book Review
Learn the ins and outs of knitting for men as well as 10 projects any guy you want to knit for is sure to love in this fun guide to guys' knitting.

Men's Knits by Erika Knight Book Review
Knitting for men can be difficult if you're a woman and don't know what they want, but this book offers some classics and some slightly jazzed-up pieces your guy will probably like.

Knits for Men by Margaret Hubert Book Review
Margaret Hubert presents a variety of patterns for men to suit a lot of different tastes in her book of 20 knitting patterns for men.

Knitting for a Cure by Kay Meadors Book Review
These knitting projects feature lots of pink ribbons and lace on projects to honor and celebrate the struggle against breast cancer.

Knit Your Own Moustache by Vicky Eames Book Review
This fun book offers knit and crochet disguises ranging from knit moustaches to a crocheted rasta hat with i-cord dreads.

Knitted Dolls by Arne & Carlos Book Review
Arne & Carlos invite knitters of all ages to play in their book that features a basic design for a knit doll and a full wardrobe of sweaters, pants, dresses and accessories.

Super-Scary Mochimochi by Anna Hrachovec Review
The creatures in Super-Scary Mochimochi aren't really that scary, but they are fun, creepy little creatures you'll want to knit for a laugh.

Knit New York by Emma King Book Review
Knit 10 iconic things from New York City with the help of this cute little book.

Knitted Toy Travels by Laura Long Book Review
Knit 15 adorable animals from around the world and teach your kids more about where they live with this fun collection.

Easter Knits by Arne & Carlos Book Review
Arne & Carlos bring a fabulous twist to Easter crafts with these patterns for eggs, bunnies and chicks.

Knitted Letters by Catherine Hirst and Erssie major Book Review
This fun book offers full knitting charts for a range of fonts and lots of ideas for how to use them on a variety of knitting projects.

Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece by Gail Callahan Book Review
Gail Callahan is an expert dyer and she's revealing a lot of tricks to get you in the kitchen with some dye and make you confident quickly when it comes to yarn dyeing.

Knitivity by Fiona Goble Book Review
If your home needs a little more knit decor around the holidays, check out this book full of instructions to knit all the major characters from the Nativity.

Around the Corner Crochet Borders by Edie Eckman Review
Edie Eckman offers 150 different ideas for crocheted edgings to apply to crocheted, knit or fabric projects, including instructions for how to work the corners of the edging.

Crafting by Concepts by Sarah-Marie Belcastro and Carolyn Yackel Book Review
This staggering book (for non-math geeks, anyway) explores how different mathematical concepts can be expressed in crafts. Even if you don't understand it, the patterns are kind of cool.

Yarn Lover's Lotion Review
As the name suggests, Yarn Lover's Lotion is a hand salve designed just for knitters to be comforting to dry, achy hands but not so greasy that we can't get back to our knitting right away.

A Life in Stitches by Rachael Herron Book REview
Rachael Herron explores her crafty life and what knitting has meant to her through the years in these 20 essays about love, loss, laughter and craft.

Spinning Wool Beyond the Basics by Anne Field Book Review
Learn the best characteristics to look for in fleece and how to spin it to make the yarn it really wants to be in this advanced guide for spinners who use spinning wheels.

Lion Brand Yarn Casey
Lion Brand Casey is a nice yarn to add to your go-tos for baby projects (at least for kids who aren't yet trying to feed themselves).

Knit Picks Sugarbunny Yarn Review
Knit Picks' first offering in its special reserve line is Sugarbunny, a soft, medium-weight merino-angora blend that's a delight to knit with and to touch.

Martha Stewart Crafts Cotton Hemp Yarn Review
Martha Stewart Crafts' Cotton Hemp Yarn by Lion Brand Yarn is a tough cotton blend with a bit of shine that would be great for home projects and more.

Red Heart With Love Yarn Review
Red Heart With Love is what the company calls a premium acrylic yarn, and though it still has some of the plastic feel of an acrylic, it's nice and easy to work with.

Galler Yarns Inca-Eco Organic Cotton Yarn Review
Galler Yarns' Inca-Eco is a 100 percent organic cotton yarn dyed with eco-friendly dyes and spun in a thick-and-thin manner for a soft, lovely yarn you'll want to use for a variety of projects.

Cutest Ever Baby Knits by Val Pierce Book Review
Cutest Ever Baby Knits might not quite live up to the name, but this book does offer some adorable projects that, while they tend toward the girly, are fun for kids of both genders.

Knitted Dinosaurs by Tina Barrett Book Review
This cute book has 15 different dinosaurs you can knit for your kids, to give as gifts or just to have around the house for a bit of prehistoric whimsy.

60 More Quick Knits Book Review
The folks at Cascade are at it again, with a book full of 60 patterns for hats, mittens and scarves all worked in Cascade 220 Sport and designed to knit up quickly.

Loop-d-Loop Lace by Teva Durham Book Review
Teva Durham offers her modern look on lace knitting with projects that play with scale, mix motifs and more.

Scarf Style by Pam Allen Book Review
You might think of a scarf as a pretty simple piece of knitting, but this book offers feats of engineering that will turn your thinking about scarves on its head and inspire you to design your own.

Knitted Lace Book Review - Favorite Lace Patterns from Interweave
Twenty-five favorite lace knitting patterns from the pages of Interweave publications fill this lovely and wide-ranging book.

Knit, Swirl by Sandra McIver Book Review
This innovative and beautiful book explores a different design for a knit jacket: a one-piece, one-seam circle or oval that's universally flattering and a fun challenge to knit.

Knitting Brioche by Nancy Marchant Book Review
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about knitting brioche stitch (and probably more than you ever thought possible) with this excellent guide to the form.

Extreme Double-Knitting by Alasdair Post-Quinn Book Review
Alasdair Post-Quinn takes double knitting to places most of us have never seen, including techniques and patterns for working double knitting in three colors, with different images on each side, with cables and more.

Color Grid by Kangaroo Dyer Review
Choosing colors for your knitting and craft projects doesn't get any easier than when you use the Color Grid by Kangaroo Dyer Gail Callahan to help you pick the right hues.

My Grandmother's Knitting by Larissa Brown Book Review
Knitwear designers share stories of the family members and family friends who have influenced them in their creative lives and present patterns inspired by those special people.

What Would Madame Defarge Knit? Edited by Heather Ordover Book Review
These 21 patterns are inspired by different literary characters, and companion essays explore why these characters are worthy of their own knitting patterns and what inspired the designer by reading their stories.

Stashbuster Knits by Melissa Leapman Book Review
Melissa Leapman offers 21 patterns for different projects you can make with yarns you have on hand to help you clear out your stash to make room for more yarn or whatever else you need that closet for.

Knit Red by Laura Zander Book Review
Laura Zander enlisted the help of 30 knitwear designers to stitch up something red and collect them in this book to help raise awareness of the dangers of heart disease for women.

Custom Knits by Wendy Bernard Book Review
Wendy Bernard loves top-down knitting and she wants you to love it, too. Her book full of basic patterns you can alter to suit yourself certainly makes a convincing argument for the method.

Modern Top-Down Knitting by Kristina McGowan Book Review
Inspired by the top-down knitting methods of Barbara G. Walker, Kristina McGowan has updated the technique with chic tops, skirts, dresses and more you'll love to knit and wear.

Better Homes and Gardens Best of Knit It Review
More than 100 knit and crochet projects from the pages of Knit It magazine fill this book, including patterns for women, kids, accessories, the home and more.

Knitting from the Top Down with Wendy Bernard DVD Review
This DVD provides a top-down knitting workshop, taking viewers through two patterns by knitwear customizing pro Wendy Bernard.

Knitting Stitches Visual Encyclopedia by Sharon Turner Book Review
Sharon Turner's visual guide includes 350 stitch patterns from basic knit and purl combinations to cables, colorwork, edgings and more.

Principles of Knitting by June Hemmons Hiatt Book Review
The long-awaited reprint of June Hemmons Hiatt's classic tome of knitting techniques should be on every knitter's bookshelf, and next to them while they knit.

Pop Knitting by Britt-Marie Christoffersson Book Review
This beautiful book is an inspiration, showing off tons of different ways to embellish your knitting with color, pattern and stitching that you've probably never thought about before.

Knit Socks for All Seasons Book Review
Stephanie van der Linden offers more than 20 sock knitting patterns keyed to the seasons, with cozy choices for the winter and lacier numbers for when the weather is warm.

Knitting Socks from Around the World Book Review
25 sock patterns inspired by the knitting traditions and styles of various locations around the world fill this lovely and inspiring book.

The Knitter's Book of Socks by Clara Parkes Book Review
Clara Parkes is a yarn whisperer who wants us all to better understand how our yarn choices affect the success of our knitting projects. In a book devoted to socks she explores how to pick the perfect yarn and pair it with a great pattern by one of 20 designers.

Knitting Brioche-Stitch Socks by Barbara Sander Book Review
This book aims to help knitters get over their fear of socks by eliminating the heel turn and using super-flexible brioche stitch instead.

Jordana Paige Cezanne Bag
The Jordana Paige Cezanne bag is a beauty of a messenger-style bag that's full of pockets and thoughtful touches to keep your knitting and other necessities well organized.

Bulky Lace Boot Cuffs Free Knitting Pattern
Boot cuffs are a great way to keep your legs a little warmer in winter and to show off a cute piece of knitting. This pair is bulky lace for a warm but not-too-warm effect.

Bulky Ribbed Hat Free Knitting Pattern
This ribbed hat has a couple of stripes of a contrasting color to add interest and allow you to use a bit of leftover yarn.

Fettuccini Washcloth - Knit a Scrubber with T-Shirt Yarn
This easy scrubber washcloth is worked with a tiny bit of Lion Brand Fettuccini, a yarn made from cast offs of garment production.

Mason Jar Cozy Free Knitting Pattern
Use this mason jar cozy to help keep a drink cool, or to turn a jar into a cool storage container or candle holder. The choice is yours!

Rice Stitch Washcloth Free Knitting Pattern
Rice Stitch is a fun and easy knitting stitch that provides lots of texture, which is perfect for a little, quick knitting washcloth.

Garter Stitch Headband Free Knitting Pattern
This easy Garter Stitch headband has a bit of shaping to get you comfortable with increasing and decreasing. The width of the piece means it will keep you warm without having to wear a hat, and you can even slip it down during the day and wear it as a cowl.

Treasure Bag Free Knitting Pattern
This easy bag is the perfect thing for a little kid to keep some treasure in. It works up in a flash knit from the center out of the base and then up the sides. It's finished with I-cord.

The Magic of Mitered Knitting with Kara Gott Warner
Learn all about how to shape mitered squares in knitting with this article from Creative Knitting magazine's editor Kara Gott Warner.

Creating Your First Mitered Square with Kara Gott Warner
Learn how to knit your first mitered square and how to alter the pattern to make any size you like. Page 2.

Top-Down Tam O'Shanter Free Knitting Pattern
This slouchy top down hat worked in bulky yarn is a super-quick knit, call it a tam, beret, hat or whatever else you like.

Bulky Slouch Hat Free Knitting Pattern
This pretty, bulky hat is worked with a small amount of bulky yarn, so it's great for a lovely bit of handspun. The slouchy sizing makes it comfy for a range of people and a little more fun.

Ribbed Lace Market Bag Free Knitting Pattern
This market bag is worked from the bottom up, first flat in Garter Stitch, then in the round in Stockinette and an easy lace pattern. Add a handle and you've got a great bag for the farmers' market, grocery store or library.

Small Knit Heart Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a little heart in no time to use as holiday decor, to decorate gifts or even as an embellishment on a kid's project.

Bulky Knee Socks Free Knitting Pattern
These bulky knee socks are a quick and easy introduction to socks that are guaranteed to keep you toasty in bed and beyond on even the coldest days.

Baby Watch Cap - Free Knitting Pattern for a Deep Rib, Two-Color Hat for Kids
This easy Baby Watch Cap features deep ribbing that can be folded over for extra warmth, as well as a stripe in a second color to add interest.

Ruffled Leg Warmers Free Knitting Pattern
Use this free pattern to make ruffled leg warmers in toddler and child sizes. Made seamlessly in one piece, they have a tapered leg and ruffled hem.

Ruffled Leg Warmers Free Knitting Pattern
Use this free pattern to make ruffled leg warmers in toddler and child sizes. Made seamlessly in one piece, they have a tapered leg and ruffled hem. Page 2.

Pumpkin Hat Free Knitting Pattern for a Child
Use this free pattern to make a cute little pumpkin hat, featuring a rolled brim, irregular ribbed pumpkin

Pumpkin Hat Free Knitting Pattern for a Child
Use this free pattern to make a cute little pumpkin hat, featuring a rolled brim, irregular ribbed pumpkin

Red, White and Blue Trivet Placemat Knitting Pattern
This red, white and blue striped circular trivet or placemat is the perfect way to bring some color to a summer barbecue table, whether for a patriotic holiday or any other time.

How to Block a Circular Shawl - Free Tutorial on Blocking a Circular Shawl
Use this free tutorial to help you block your circular shawl, tablecloth or doily.

How to Block a Circular Shawl - Free Tutorial on Blocking a Circular Shawl
Where to start when blocking a lace shawl. Page 2.

How to Block a Circular Shawl - Free Tutorial on Blocking a Circular Shawl
Position your pins. Knitting. Page 3.

How to Block a Circular Shawl - Free Tutorial on Blocking a Circular Shawl
Pin the whole shawl. Knitting. Page 4.

How to Block a Circular Shawl - Free Tutorial on Blocking a Circular Shawl
Leave to dry. Knitting. Page 5.

Rock Farms Yarn-a-Long Bracelet Review
If you like to knit on the go, the Yarn-a-Long bracelet from Rock Farms can help hold your yarn in style while you stitch away.

Simplicity Deluxe Rotary Cutter and Embosser Review
The Simplicity Deluxe Rotary Cutter and Embosser cuts and embosses fabric and paper. It's not an essential tool for knitters, but if you do a lot of crafting it can save some strain on your body.

Cardigan Definition and History
The cardigan is a common garment in knitting, but it actually has a relatively short history. Learn more about where the cardigan came from and how it got its name.

Short Row Heel Definition
Short row heels are a quick and easy way to turn the corner of a sock knitting project to go from the foot to the leg or vice-versa.

Considerations When Working with Vintage Knitting Patterns
Vintage knitting patterns are a lot of fun to collect, but it's also interesting to try to recreate these old styles with modern materials. Here are some things to think about should you decide to try to knit from a vintage knitting pattern.

Interview with Tom and Linda Dyak of DyakCraft Needles
Learn about how Tom and Linda Dyak of DyakCraft Needles got started in the business and what makes their fans so devoted.

Which Increase or Decrease Should I Use?
If you're designing a project for yourself or you have a pattern that's unclear, you may wonder which increase or decrease to use in a given situation. Here are some tips to guide your thinking when choosing an increase or decrease.

Tools for Beginning Knitters
There are so many knitting tools out there, it's hard to know what you really need in order to get started. This quick guide should help.

Tools for Beginners: Yarn
How do you pick the yarn for your first project? It's a little like falling in love. Page 2.

Tools for Beginners: Needles
The needles you choose for your first project will depend on the project and your budget. Page 3.

Tools for Beginners: Finishing Tools
Scissors, needles and crochet hooks aren't very interesting, but they are vital to the successful completion of your kntting project. Page 4.

Interview with Laurie Perry - Interview with Crazy Aunt Purl Laurie Perry
Laurie Perry, better known as Crazy Aunt Purl, talks about her books, favorite designers and a new knitting resolution.

Quotable Elizabeth Zimmermann - Noteworthy Quotes from Elizabeth Zimmermann
Elizabeth Zimmermann isn't known as the Opinionated Knitter for nothing. Read some of her most famous quotes.

Toy Hammock - Free Knitting Pattern for a Toy Hammock
Use this free knitting pattern for a Toy Hammock to help organize your play room or kid's bedroom, and put stuffed animals in their place.

Beach Ball - Free Knitting Pattern for a Soft Beach Ball
Use this free knitting pattern to make a soft and squishy beach ball toy.

Beach Ball - Free Knitting Pattern for a Soft Beach Ball
How to make the ball. Knitting. Page 2.

Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan - Free Knitting Pattern for a Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan
Use this free knitting pattern to make a woman's puffed sleeve cardigan featuring a fitted silhouette, v-neck, cropped length, gathered cap sleeves, knit-in borders and an eye-catching rhinestone single button closure.

Adult Bulky Bear Hug Sweater - Free Knitting Pattern for an Adult Bulky Bear Hug Sweater
Use this free knitting pattern to make an adult sized bulky bear hug sweater with an allover textured stitch pattern, modified drop sleeves and a crew neck.

Adult Bulky Bear Hug Sweater - Free Knitting Pattern for an Adult Bulky Bear Hug Sweater
How to knit the back of the Adult Bear Hug Sweater. Page 2.

Adult Bulky Bear Hug Sweater - Free Knitting Pattern for an Adult Bulky Bear Hug Sweater
How to knit the front and sleeves of the Adult Bear Hug Sweater. Page 3.

Adult Bulky Bear Hug Sweater - Free Knitting Pattern for an Adult Bulky Bear Hug Sweater
How to finish the Adult Bear Hug Sweater. Page 4.

Classic Little T-Shirt - Free Knitting Pattern for a Classic Little T-Shirt
This free knitting pattern for a Classic T-Shirt features hemmed edges and sizes from 12 months to 8 years.

Rolled Cuff Toddler Socks Free Knitting Pattern
These rolled cuff toddler socks couldn't be easier -- other than working the heel there is no purling at all, so they knit up really fast for your favorite little feet.

Rolled Cuff Toddler Socks Free Knitting Pattern
These rolled cuff toddler socks couldn't be easier -- other than working the heel there is no purling at all, so they knit up really fast for your favorite little feet. Page 2.

Frilly Witch Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for a Frilly Witch Hat for Kids
This little witch's hat has a little extra flair with the addition of a ruffled edge. If you don't want that bit of girliness in your witch costume, skip the last round of increases on the brim for a more traditional look.

Flapper Girl Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for a Flapper Girl Hat
Getting started and how to knit the beginning of the Flapper Girl Ruffled Hat free knitting pattern.

Flapper Girl Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for a Flapper Girl Hat
How to shape the crown of the Flapper Girl Ruffled Hat. Page 2.

Flapper Girl Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for a Flapper Girl Hat
How to embellish and finish the Flapper Girl Ruffled Hat. Page 3.

Valentine's Day Cat Sweater - Free Knitting Pattern For a Valentine's Day Cat Sweater
Use this free knitting pattern to make a Valentine's Day Cat Sweater for ages 2 years to 8 years. This Valentine's Day Cat Sweater features an intarsia cartoon cat motif, relaxed drop sleeves and a crew neck.

Simple Stripes Tunic - Free Knitting Pattern for the Simple Stripes Tunic
Use this free knitting pattern to make a Simple Stripes Tunic for ages 18 months to years to 6 years. This sleeveless tunic is an easy-to-wear pullover style, with textured striping.

Slip Stitch Baby Hat - Free Knitting Pattern For a Slip Stitch Baby Hat
Use this free knitting pattern to make a slip stitch baby hat. This slip stitch baby hat has no shaping to worry about, cute squared off corners, an easily memorized slip stitch pattern, and tassel embellishments. This slip stitch baby hat pattern is available in sizes preemie, newborn, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months and 24 months.

Slip Stitch Baby Hat - Free Knitting Pattern For a Slip Stitch Baby Hat
Use this free knitting pattern to make a slip stitch baby hat. This slip stitch baby hat has no shaping to worry about, cute squared off corners, an easily memorized slip stitch pattern, and tassel embellishments. This slip stitch baby hat pattern is available in sizes preemie, newborn, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months and 24 months. Page 2.

Slip Stitch Baby Hat - Free Knitting Pattern For a Slip Stitch Baby Hat
Use this free knitting pattern to make a slip stitch baby hat. This slip stitch baby hat has no shaping to worry about, cute squared off corners, an easily memorized slip stitch pattern, and tassel embellishments. This slip stitch baby hat pattern is available in sizes preemie, newborn, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months and 24 months. Page 3.

Child's Eyelet Tunic - Free Knitting Pattern for an Eyelet Tunic for Babies and Toddlers
Find out about the materials needed and get started making the Child's Eyelet Tunic.

Child's Eyelet Tunic - Free Knitting Pattern for an Eyelet Tunic for Babies and Toddlers
Shape the armholes and neckline and finish the Eyelet Tunic with picot edgings. Page 2.

Tumbling Shamrocks Chart - Free Knitting Pattern for Tumbling Shamrocks Chart.
Use these Tumbling Shamrock Charts to personalize your knitting and add embellishments to garments or items fro the home.

Tumbling Shamrocks Chart - Free Knitting Pattern for Tumbling Shamrocks Chart
Textured Tumbling Shamrocks Chart instructions in written form. Page 2.

Linked Stripes Knitting Stitch Pattern
Linked Stripes is an easy two-color knitting pattern that makes a nice corrugated and woven look without a lot of effort. It's a great choice for colorful, super warm garments, thanks to the stranded knitting involved.

Japanese Inspired Knits - Review of Japanese Inspired Knits by Marianne Isager
Marianne Isager lives most of the year in Japan, and she shares a year's worth of patterns inspired by the scenery, festivals and special events of Japan in Japanese Inspired Knits.

Knitting for Peace - Review of Betty Christiansen's Knitting for Peace
Knitting for charity is not just about helping the individual person who will receive your scarf, socks or blanket. Mindful stitching can really help heal the world and bring a little more peace to our planet, as Knitting for Peace illustrates.

Favorite Socks - Sock Patterns from Interweave
Interweave Press has put together a stunning collection of 25 sock designs from its family of magazines, and every one is a winner.

Radical Lace and Subversive Knitting - Review of Radical Lace and Subversive Knitting
This catalog of a show given at the Museum of Arts and Design explores how lacy objects can be made in a wide variety of media and how knitting can subvert the viewer's traditional expectations of what a knit object is supposed to look like or how knitting is supposed to make you think or feel.

Baby Bootie Tops - Free Knitting Pattern for Tops to Add to Purchased Baby Booties
Start with purchased baby bootie bottoms, then knit up a quick topper for a cute and crazy-quick baby gift any mom will appreciate.

Chicks with Sticks Guide to Knitting - Review of the Chicks with Sticks Guide to Knitting
The Chicks with Sticks Guide to Knitting makes it easy for people to learn to knit and develop new knitting skills with step-by-step lessons and easy patterns that will keep new knitters interested and learning.

Lily Chin's Knitting Tips and Tricks - Review of Lily Chin's Knitting Tips and Tricks
Lily Chin shares a ton of knitting secrets, shortcuts and

Confessions of a Knitting Heretic - Review of Annie Modesitt's Confessions of a Knitting Heretic
Annie Modesitt shares her ideas about knitting, being a beginner and building your skills while teaching other knitters to be as fearless as she is.

The Intentional Spinner - Review of The Intentional Spinner by Judith MacKenzie McCuin
This incredibly detailed book covers the characteristics of fibers used by handspinners and many different ways to use them to make a wide variety of yarns on a spinning wheel. Page 2.

Knitter's Book of Wool - Review of the Knitter's Book of Wool by Clara Parkes
Clara Parkes is a huge fan of fiber in all of its forms, but she loves wool most of all, so much so that she's devoted an entire book to discussions of how wool is turned into yarn, the characteristics of different wools from different sheep breeds and knitting patterns to best highlight different wools.

Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan - Free Knitting Pattern for a Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan
How to knit the back of the Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan. Page 2.

Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan - Free Knitting Pattern for a Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan
How to knit the fronts of the Woman's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan. Page 3.

Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan - Free Knitting Pattern for a Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan
How to knit the sleeves for the woman's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan. Page 4.

Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan - Free Knitting Pattern for a Women's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan
How to finish the Woman's Puffed Sleeve Cardigan. Page 5.

Frilly Witch Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for a Frilly Witch Hat for Kids
Instructions for knitting the Frilly Witch's Hat. Page 2.

Broken Rib Washcloth
Broken rib washcloth free knitting pattern. Page 6.

Easy Party Wrap
Easy party wrap free knitting pattern. Page 3.

Stockinette Stitch Scarf
Stockinette stitch scarf knitting pattern. Page 4.

Moss Stitch Lap Afghan
Moss stitch lap afghan knitting pattern. Page 2.

Stockinette Stitch Washcloth
Stockinette stitch washcloth knitting pattern. Page 5.

Free Knitting Patterns - Basketweave Scarf Knitting Pattern
This basketweave scarf pattern is easy to make and quick to knit. Page 3.

Free Knitting Patterns - Farrow Rib Scarf
The farrow rib is a nice textured ribbing that makes a wonderful, warm scarf. Page 6.

Free Knitting Pattern - Stockinette Scarf Knitting Pattern
This fun fur stockinette stitch scarf is a fun project that is easy for beginners. Page 2.

Free Knitting Pattern - 4X4 Red Woven Scarf
This woven scarf is a quick and easy project in any color. Page 4.

Fizzy Fuzzy Ribbed Scarf
A fizzy, fuzzy, easy ribbed scarf using Bird of Paradise and Cascade yarns. Page 7.

Favorite Color Scarf
A scarf knit on huge needles is a good lesson in working with multiple yarns at once. Page 11.

Flat Hat
A flat hat is just a rectangle sewn up to make the hat shape. Page 10.

Fleck Stitch Envelope Purse
A gallery of some easy knitting patterns to help new knitters make projects with confidence. Page 7.

Garter Stitch Bib
A garter stitch bib is a great project for a baby, even if you're new to knitting. Page 12.

Linen Stitch Belt
A belt worked in linen stitch is an easy and useful pattern for a new knitter. Page 9.

Ribbed Wrap
This ribbed wrap is a great project for people who've mastered knit and purl. Page 8.

Box Stitch Scarf - Knit a Box Stitch Scarf
The Box Stitch is a pretty easy knitting stitch pattern with a lot of texture, and the Box Stitch Scarf shows that texture off nicely when combined with a chenille yarn. Page 12.

Favorite Color Scarf - Knit a Quick Scarf in Your Favorite Color
Knit with huge needles, the Favorite Color Scarf combine several different strands of thread to make a warm but airy scarf. This scarf knits up in no time and your friends will all want you to make one for them. Page 13.

Felted House Scarf - Felted Harry Potter Scarf
This felted house scarf uses Harry Potter colors and a simple felting technique to make an extra-warm scarf. Page 8.

Pocket Scarf
This Pocket Scarf is super quick and easy to knit in garter stitch and provides you a handy place to put necessities or even your hands. Page 11.

Ruffles Scarf
Lion Brand Ruffles yarn takes this basic scarf to a new textured level. Page 10.

Slant Scarf
A slanted scarf is easy to knit just by increasing and later decreasing along one side of a garter stitch scarf. Page 9.

Free Scarf Knitting Patterns - Knitting Patterns for Scarves
A gallery of free knitting patterns for scarves that are available from About.

Free Scarf Knitting Patterns - Knitting Patterns for Scarves
A gallery of free knitting patterns for scarves that are available from About.

The Intentional Spinner - Review of The Intentional Spinner by Judith MacKenzie McCuin
This incredibly detailed book covers the characteristics of fibers used by handspinners and many different ways to use them to make a wide variety of yarns on a spinning wheel.

All New Homespun Handknit - Review of All New Homespun Handknit by Amy Clarke Moore
If you spin your own yarn or like to work with other people's handspun, this book offers 25 little ideas for beautiful objects that you can knit with homespun yarn.

I Can't Believe I'm Knitting in Motion - Review of Leisure Arts' I Can't Believe I'm Knitting in Motion DVD
If you'd like to learn how to knit but don't know someone who can teach you, or you want to be able to go over the lessons again and again, Leisure Arts'

The Big Book of Socks - Review of the Big Book of Socks by Kathleen Taylor
If you like socks and would like a collection of a bunch of basic and beyond-the-basics designs all in one place, The Big Book of Socks is for you.

Knitted Socks East and West - Review of Knitted Socks East and West by Judy Sumner
Combining classic sock construction techniques with stitch patterns gleaned from Japanese knitting stitch dictionaries, Judy Sumner has developed a collection of patterns that looks familiar and at the same time refreshingly new.

Socks from the Toe Up - Review of Wendy D. Johnson's Socks form the Toe Up
If you're a fan of knitting socks from the toe up rather than the cuff down, or if you've never tried the technique but would like to experiment with it, Socks from the Toe Up is a great guidebook to the process and includes a bunch of lovely patterns to get you started.

Toe-Up Techniques for Hand-Knit Socks - Learn to Knit Toe-Up Socks from Janet Rehfeldt
Toe-up Techniques for Hand-Knit Socks provides a great overview of the options and opportunities for knitters when socks are worked the opposite way from how we normally learn how to do them. The book also offers seven patterns so you can try out your new-found skills.

Sensational Slippers - Review of Sensational Slippers by Benedikte Rathmann Hansen
Knitters, crocheters and those who felt will find interesting projects to try in this book full of patterns for various kinds of slippers and clogs.

Zen and the Art of Knitting - Review of Bernadette Murphy's Zen and the Art of Knitting
Zen and the Art of Knitting explores the connections between knitting, creativity and spirituality through a series of essays and interviews with knitters. The book may cause you to think more deeply about why you knit and what it means to you.

Teach Yourself Visually Sock Knitting - Review of Teach Yourself Visually Sock Knitting by Laura Chau
If you've always been intimidated by knitting socks and are a visually inclined learned, Teach Yourself Visually Sock Knitting should help you get over your fear and teach you how to knit and design your own basic patterns for socks in no time.

Lion Brand LB Collection Organic Wool - Review of LB Collection Organic Wool
Lion Brand Organic Wool is a great choice if you're looking for a somewhat bulky wool yarn that's easy to use and puts a little lighter load on the environment than traditionally produced yarns.

Lion Brand Lion Wool - Review of Lion Wool by Lion Brand
Lion Brand's Lion Wool is a classic basic wool knitting yarn that is great for a variety of projects, from sweaters and throws to felting. Learn the specs and more about this go-to wool yarn.

Plymouth Boku - Review of Plymouth Yarns Boku
Plymouth Yarns Boku is a colorful wool and silk blend that's great for felting and a variety of other projects.

Valley Yarns Northampton - Review of Valley Yarns Northampton
Valley Yarns Northampton is a hard working, unassuming wool yarn that would be a great choice for just about any project you can think up, from basic sweaters to felted projects and intricate colorwork.

Stitch Nation Bamboo Ewe - Review of Stitch Nation By Debbie Stoller Bamboo Ewe Yarn
Debbie Stoller of Stitch N Bitch fame has developed a yarn line with Red Heart that includes this silky, fuzzy blend of wool and bamboo, perfect for sweater knitting and beyond.

Stitch Nation Full o' Sheep - Review of Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller Full o' Sheep Yarn
Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller's 100 percent wool yarn, Full o' Sheep, is a slightly thick and thin yarn that's easy to work with and pretty soft to the touch.

Mostly Mittens - Review of Mostly mittens by Charlene Schurch
Charlene Schurch shares some of the ethnic knitting designs of the Komi people of Russia on a set of knit mittens and a few matching hats.

I Can't Believe I'm Lace Knitting - Review of I Can't Believe I'm Lace Knitting by Kay Meadors
Learn the basics of lace knitting and find 12 projects to try your hand at in this little booklet.

A Gathering of Lace - Review of Meg Swansen's A Gathering of Lace
Meg Swansen shares a large collection of patterns for lace knitting projects from 34 different designers in this beautiful -- and somewhat intimidating -- book.

Folk Style - Review of Folk Style by Mags Kandis
Inspired by the folk traditions of numerous countries, this book offers 21 projects ranging from sweaters to shawls to an amazing baby carrier.

Dress Your Dog - Review of Dress Your Dog by Sys Fredens
If you have a little dog, you're sure to want to knit up a little something to keep him or her warm. This book offers more than 30 options for sweaters, vests and shrugs, as well as collars, leashes, bags and pillows for your best furry friends.

The Best of Interweave Knits - Top Knits from Interweave's First 10 Years
Interweave Knits is one of the best knitting magazines out there, and it celebrated its 10 birthday in 2007 with a book of the best patterns from the first 10 years.

Knit Along with Debbie Macomber A Charity Guide for Knitters - Review of Debbie Macomber's Charity Knitting Guide
Many knitters enjoy working on projects that are donated to charity, but if you're looking for some new charities to help out or simply don't know where to start when knitting for charity, Debbie Macomber's Charity Guide for Knitters will give you a bunch of options.

Knitter's Guide to Combining Yarns - Review of Kathleen and Nick Greco's Knitter's Guide to Combining Yarns
If you've ever wondered how to work two different colors, styles, weights or fibers of yarn together into a successful knitting project, The Knitter's Guide to Combining Yarns can help.

Introduction to Fair Isle DVD - Review of Knitting Daily Workshop's Introduction to Fair Isle DVD
If you've ever wanted to work a fancy looking Fair Isle knitting project but were intimidated by all the colors and the skills involved, Knitting Daily Workshop's

Hattitude - Review of Hattitude by Cathy Carron
A great knit hat can be more than just a colorful accessory, it can also reflect your mood. Whether you're feeling high-spirited or haughty, lively or romantic, you're sure to find a hat you'll enjoy in Hattitude by Cathy Carron.

Indigo Knits - Review of Indigo Knits by Jane Gottelier
Indigo Knits provides knitters with a bunch of inspiring designs influenced by the ocean and British seacoast towns and knit using denim yarn in shades of blue and white.

It Girl Knits - Review of Phoenix Bess' It Girl Knits
If you know a teenage girl who loves to knit (or are a teenage girl who loves to knit), you're sure to enjoy It Girl Knits, a collection of 30 trendy and cute styles, most of which are easy enough for knitters of all skill levels.

Kaffe Knits Again - Review of Kaffe Fassett's Kaffe Knits Again
Kaffe Knits Again is a beautiful book of reinvisionings of some of Kaffe Fassett's classic knitwear designs, often appearing on smaller projects to take some of the fear out of his amazing color knitting projects.

Knitted Icons - Patterns to Knit Icons from History
Carol Meldrum's Knitter Icons is one of the cutest and most fun knitting books I've seen. This yarn-filled walk through popular culture will have you wanting to make tiny versions of Albert Einstein, Che Guevara, Jimi Hendrix and more.

Book Review: The Knitting Circle
Ann Hood's The Knitting Circle is a heartwarming, heartbreaking tale of women (and men) who knit and the stories that brought them to the craft, as well as the way knitting saved their lives.

Knitted Lace of Estonia - Review of Nancy Bush's Knitted Lace of Estonia
Estonian lace is gorgeous, delicate, and in ways unlike anything you've ever knit before. Nancy Bush is an able guide to the lace knitting she loves and provides a collection of lovely patterns that may just turn you into a devotee as well.

Mason-Dixon Knitting - Review of Kay Gardiner and Ann Shayne's Mason Dixon Knitting
The Mason Dixon knitters are well loved in the world of Internet knitters, and the book Mason-Dixon Knitting brings some of the cross-country pals' passion for knitting and sharing with each other into book form.

Book Review: Never Too Old to Knit
Never Too Old to Knit introduces (or reintroduces) baby boomers to the art of knitting, showing them that knitting can be fun and fashionable for people of all ages and genders.

Knitting New Scarves - Review of Lynne Barr's Knitting New Scarves
If you love knitting scarves but would like to try something way beyond the basic rectangle, Lynne Barr's Knitting New Scarves may be just the book to get you thinking about new ways to knit scarves.

Review of Margaret E. Fisher's Seven Things that can Make or Break a Sweater
When it comes to knitting (and designing, for that matter) sweaters, it's often the little details that make a difference in how the finished project looks. Master Knitter Margaret Fisher shares secrets to success in Seven Things that can

Simple Style - Review of Simple Style by Ann Budd
Simple Style asks knitters to take it easy, with 19 projects that use relatively easy design techniques -- and not a lot of them in each project -- to create easy but lovely pieces you'll wear forever.

Knitting Book Reviews: Vogue Knitting Stitchionary
The three-volume Vogue Knitting Stitchionary is the ultimate guide to knitting patterns stitches, showing knitters how to form patterns with knits and purls, cables and color.

Noro - Review of Noro by Cornelia Tuttle Hamilton
Knitters the world over know and love the legendary Noro yarn from Japan, and this book shares some of the story behind the yarn as well as 40 patterns that show it off beautifully.

Haiku Knits - Review of Haiku Knits by Tanya Alpert
Lovely knits with an Asian flair are highlighted in this book that's big on detailing and working with Japanese yarns and design elements.

Fearless Knitting Workbook - Review of Fearless Knitting Workbook by Jennifer E. Seiffert
Many new knitters, or people who are thinking about learning how to knit, are a little afraid of some of the skills that are required. The Fearless Knitting Workbook helps knitters get over their fear by taking them step by step through the basics.

Blocking Socks - How to Block Socks - Using a Sock Blocker
Blocking socks usually isn't really necessary, but sometimes it is helpful for lace knitting. Here's how to block socks if you want to.

Quick Nordic Knits - Review of Quick Nordic Knits by Ann-Mari Nilsson


Knitting with Peruvian Yarns by Jane Ellison Book Review
Jane Ellison shares the story of Mirasol yarns as well as 25 patterns for garments and accessories made from this lovely line of yarn that supports a great cause.

Mastering Color Knitting - Review of Mastering Color Knitting by Melissa Leapman
Melissa Leapman aims to expand knitters' knowledge of color knitting technique in her book all about stranded knitting, intarsia and double knitting.

The Knitter's Guide to Hand-Dyed and Variegated Yarn - Review of The Knitter's Guide to Hand-Dyed and Variegated Yarn by Lorna Miser
Knitting with hand-dyed and variegated yarns can be a challenge because the colors can pool or pattern in ways that you won't like. Lorna Miser shares a bunch of tips and tricks for how to break up colors in a hand-dyed or multicolored yarn, along with plenty of swatches to show how the techniques work.

Knitting Vintage Socks - Review of Nancy Bush's Knitting Vintage Socks
Nancy Bush studied patterns from the classic Weldon's Practical Needlework series and developed modern versions of the patterns using yarns of today and (thankfully!) larger needles.

Socks a la Carte 2: Toes Up! - Review of Socks a la Carte 2 Toes Up by Jonelle Raffino and Katherine Cade
If you've ever wanted to design your own toe-up socks, this book makes it a lot easier with mix-and-match components for toes, heels, legs and cuffs you can put together into a unique creation.

Knit Socks! - Review of Knit Socks! by Betsy Lee McCarthy
This reprint of a previously published sock book offers more information about knitting socks that fit, substituting yarns, changing stitch patterns and working sock patterns on a different needle configuration than the pattern calls for.

Vogue Knitting Stitchionary Volume 4: Crochet - Review of Vogue Knitting Stitchionary Volume 4: Crochet
The fourth volume of Vogue Knitting's popular Stitchionary series covers crochet, and is a great inspiration to knitters who want to learn to crochet or want to ramp up their skills in our sister craft.

Vogue Knitting Stitchionary Volume 5: Lace Knitting - Review of Vogue Knitting Stitchionary Volume 5: Lac Knitting
Learn a multitude of lace knitting motifs and patterns to use in your projects with the help of the fifth installment of Vogue Knitting's Stitchionary series.

The Knitter's Bible Stitch Library - Review of the Knitter's Bible Stitch Library by Claire Crompton
The Knitter's Bible Stitch Library has 200 different stitch patterns, from the basics to cables, lace, texture and colorwork patterns, as well as projects to give knitters some ideas on how to use them.

Elizabeth Zimmermann's Baby Surprise Jacket DVD - Review of Elizabeth Zimmermann's Baby Surprise Jacket DVD with Meg Swansen
This DVD illustrating how to knit Elizabeth Zimermann's Baby Surprise Jacket illuminates a lot of the tricky bits for anyone who's been reluctant to try this iconic pattern.

A Knitter's Home Companion - Review of a Knitter's Home Companion by Michelle Edwards
Michelle Edwards is known for her essays about knitting and life published in the Lion Brand Yarn newsletter, and this book collects some of her essays as well as knitting patterns and recipes that go along with the stories.

Hat Heads - Review of Hat Heads by Trond Anfinnsen
Trond Anfinnsen knit 200 hats for friends and family members in Norway, and 50 of those variations are shown in this book that's as much photo essay as it is knitting pattern book.

Vogue Knitting Mittens & Gloves - Review of Vogue Knitting Mittens & Gloves
Nearly 40 projects for mittens, gloves, fingerless gloves and other hand warmers from the pages of Vogue Knitting magazine and Knit.1 are presented in this colorful and lovely book.

Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting - Review of Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting
Alice Starmore's classic book on Fair Isle knitting is a great resource for knitters who want to design their own Fair Isle projects or who simply want to understand more aobut the history and traditions of this stranded knitting technique.

The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques - Review of the Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques by Margaret Radcliffe
Margaret Radcliffe's comprehensive guide to a multitude of color knitting techniques is a must-read for people interested in getting more color into their projects.

Northern Knits - Review of Northern Knits by Lucinda Guy
Many of the most famous and long-lasting knitting traditions all happen to come from Northern Europe, and Lucinda Guy looks at several of these traditions, shares a bit of there history and offers patterns using classic techniques and native fibers.

Prayer Shawl Companion - Review of the Prayer Shawl Companion by Janet Bristow and Victoria A. Cole-Galo
Janet Bristow and Victoria A. Cole-Galo founded a website that started a trend in prayer shawl ministries at churches around the country. Here they share 38 patterns for knit prayer shawls, as well as the stories behind some of them and blessings, prayers and meditations to focus on as you knit or to say over the shawl and/or its recipient.

Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller Washable Ewe Yarn Review
Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller's Washable Ewe yarn is a nice superwash wool that's soft enough for all your washable wool needs at a great price.

PolarKnit Worsted - Review of PolarKnit's Worsted Weight Fleece Yarn
PolarKnit's Worsted Weight yarn is a warm, luscious yarn, perfect for winter warming projects.

Infant/Child Slippers - Free Knitting Pattern for Infant or Child Slippers Knit Flat
A simple rectangle knit in Garter Stitch is folded and seamed to make a slipper for an infant or child in one of the easiest projects for new knitters out there since the scarf.

Baby Cape - Free Knitting Pattern for a Cape/Scarf for a Baby
This easy Knit Cape or scarf for an infant or toddler is a great way to add a little extra warmth (and fun) to a little one's winter wardrobe. It's great for dress up during the rest of the year, too.

Garter Stitch Stripes Coaster Free Knitting Pattern
This easy Garter Stitch Stripes Coaster is great for gripping the bottom of a glass and holding all the condensation that drips off your beverage. Knit in red, white and blue or any three colors you like for some festive flair for your table.

Singles Yarn - What is a Single or Singles Yarn
A single or singles yarn is a special type of yarn often produced by handspinners. Learn more aobut what a single is and why it isn't called by a different name.

Woolen Yarn - Spinning Woolen Yarn - What is Woolen Yarn
When it comes to spinning yarn, woolen preparation has nothing to do with whether the fiber comes from a sheep. Learn more about the woolen spinning method.

Jacob's Ladder - Learn to Knit the Jacob's Ladder Stitch
Jacob's Ladder, also known as the Ladder of Life or Cross Rib Stitch, is a really simple pattern that makes a great border on the sides of a more intricate pattern or cable panel.

Two-Color Garter Stitch Washcloth - Free Knitting Pattern for a Two-Color Garter Stitch Washcloth
This simple two-color Garter Stitch washcloth is a great way to learn the intarsia knitting technique. You can whip one up in no time, and the scrubby surface is great for doing dishes or washing yourself.

Eyelet Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for an Eyelet Hat for an Infant
Knitting eyelets is a great education in the basics you'll need in order to knit lace. This infant sized eyelet hat is a quick and easy top-down project that gives you plenty of practice with yarn overs and knit two together decreases.

Horseshoe Lace Bag - Free Knitting Pattern for a Small Horseshoe Lace Bag - Horseshoe Lace Sachet
Horseshoe Lace is a classic and relatively easy lace knitting pattern, and the heavier yarn and small size of this project make this one of the quickest lace projects you'll ever knit. It's perfect as a small gift bag or to make into a sachet.

Fleece Earwarmer - Knit a Cozy Fleece Earwarmer from Polartec Yarn
If you love Polartec fleece sweatshirts you will you PolarKnit, the yarn made out of the same material. This fleece earwarmer is a simple project that will keep you super warm through the winter months

Trinity Headband - Knit a Headband in Trinity Stitch
Trinity stitch is a lovely, nubby pattern that brings life to even the plainest cotton yarns. This pattern for an easy headband will keep your hair out of your face and in style all summer long.

Fair Isle Christmas Ornament Band - Free Knitting Pattern for a Fair Isle Band to Wrap a Christmas Ornament
I think just about everyone has some plain glass ball Christmas ornaments lying around the house, and this simple Fair Isle band is an easy way to jazz them up, show off your love of knitting and even make a plain ornament into a quick, inexpensive gift.

Lion Brand Nature's Choice Organic Cotton - Review of Nature's Chioce Organic Cottong
Lion Brand's Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn is a great choice for people who want the ease and natural look of cotton without the heavy pesticide load. Learn more about this eco-friendly choice.

Premier Yarns Serenity Sport Weight - Review of Deborah Norville's Serentiy Sport Weight Yarn
Deborah Norville's Serenity line from Premier Yarns includes this warm and soft sport weight yarn, a blend of nylon and acrylic perfect for projects that will bring comfort and warmth as well as easy care.

Slanted Scarf - Knit a Striped Slanted Scarf
This easy scarf is knit out of self-striping yarn with a slanted edge at the beginning and end to make it a little more interesting. This is a quick and easy project for knitters of all skill levels.

Free Knitting Patterns-Pink Ribbon Loom Knitted Hat
This loom knitted hat is a great way to learn the technique of loom knitting while showing your support for breast cancer awareness.

Jil Eaton's Knitting School - Review of Jil Eaton's Knitting School
Jil Eaton shares a step-by-step approach to get new and returning knitters from the basics of casting on, knitting and binding off to more advanced skills like making bobbles, cables and lace in her book.

The Knitter's Book of Yarn - Review of Clara Parkes' The Knitters Book of Yarn
The Knitter's Book of Yarn is a must-have book for knitters who are interested in the different kinds of fiber, how they knit up, what they can be used for and how to care for them.

Knit 101 - Review of Vogue Knitting/Knit.1's Knit 101
Knit 101 aims to help new knitters and crocheters learn the techniques of the crafts with ease, starting with the very basic stitches and adding on skills with practice projects. Though the organization of the book leaves something to be desired, it is a useful resource.

Knit Fix - Solve your Knitting Problems
Knit Fix is a wonderfully handy book that shows you potential problems you may be having with your knitting as well as giving detailed instructions on how to fix them. This book is a huge help for new knitters and those who need a brush-up on their problem-solving skills.

Knitted Babes - Review of Claire Garland's Knitted Babes
Whether you have little ones to knit for or just want to make a cute dress-up doll for yourself, Knitted Babes offers a basic recipe for a knit doll and tons of ideas for knit and sewn accessories.

Tag You're Knit - Review of Tag You're Knit by Mary Bonnette and Jo Lynne Murchland
Tag You're Knit is a book full of colorful accessories that kids will love to wear. From hats and belts to socks and bags, there's something here for almost everyone, including the newish knitter.

Booties Blankets and Bears - Review of Debbie Bliss' Booties Blankets and Bears
Debbie Bliss is a master at pumping out relatively easy, classic cute patterns for babies and kids, and this book offers 20 projects for babies, focusing mostly on booties, blankets and toys.

60 Quick Baby Knits - Review of 60 Quick Baby Knits
Here are 60 great options for knitters looking for something different to knit for the babies in their lives. The projects range from sweaters to blankets, booties to hats and more, all using Cascade 220 superwash yarn.

The Knitter's Bible Baby Knits - Review of The Knitter's Bible Baby Knits by Laura Long
This book of 25 knits for baby includes examples of color variations so it's easier to see what a project would look like knit for a different season or a boy instead of a girl, for instance.