A Guide To Basic Knitting

A great tutorial on learning how to knit with pictures and great instructions.

Collected Knitting Patterns

Clifford has quite a collection of hand knitting pattern and machine patterns. He has patterns for sweaters, blankets, socks, baby things, Xmas things and lots more.

Cosy Place Knits

They have quite a few patterns for hats, caps, socks, robes, blankets, ornaments and many more.

Esther's Knitting Page

Esther has an assortment of patterns for mittens, shawls, sweaters and more.


They have quite a few patterns with pictures included.


They provide lots of information on the textile industry, a listing of knitting magazines, tips, free patterns, chat board, a list of yarn companies, lots of different software and finally sketches of the styles they have.

The Knitted Fibre Artistry Of Marcia Hauser

She provides a few machine knitted patterns.

Knitters Magazine

This online magazine has patterns, articles, quizzes, chat rooms, forums and lots more.

The Knitting Curmudgeon

Marilyn's page has some free patterns along with her great humor.

Knitting Universe

This online magazine has free patterns, puzzles, articles, and they have a KniTalk where you can chat with other knitters.


They have some patterns and techniques for machine knitting.

Northwest Peddlers

Their free patterns include: Hillary Jewelry/Gift Bag, Medallion Dishcloth or Pot Holder, Fabio Chevron Scarf, Socks with Cable Pattern, Yellow Rayon Bag, Sasha Vest Pattern and Diagonal Crochet.

Piney Mountain Knitting Patterns

They have an assortment of mostly knitting patterns.

Shetland Knit History

Learn the history of Shetland knitting here.

Staceyjoy's Knitting Stitch Portfolio for Hand and Machine Knitters

She has tons of patterns for blankets, pet clothing, hats, socks and more.

Stress Abatement - Knitting

You can either view or download a glossary of knitting terms, she has a a communal library of yarn and fiber reviews - you can submit your review, there are links to download shareware graphic paper, and some free patterns.

String and Air

She has an interesting knitted lace pattern, original patterns, a gallery of famous knitters and more.

Suzu's Vintage Glamour: Knitting Patterns from the Past

She has patterns for babies, children, men, woman and accessories from as far back as Pre - 1921 to 1950.

Tina's Knitting Machine Page

Tina has a great page that includes, Frequently Asked Questions about Knitting Machines & the "Incredible Sweater Machine", a gallery of her designs, information on how to Join the Bond Knitters' Listserv, Converting Handknitting Patterns to the ISM, Stitch Variations, Books and Magazines for Machine and Hand Knitting and a Glossary of Machine Knitting Abbreviations.

Wool Works

They have over 200 patterns, resources, a gallery and hints and tips, plus information about knitting socks, knitting for dolls, knitting techniques, fibers, spinning, dyeing, and knitwear designers.

Yarn Forward Free Stuff

They have mostly knitting patterns but a couple patterns of crochet as well.