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Knit Resources: Basics & Beyond

Where do you go to find good quality written materials and videos for learning to knit, or for learning new skills?  A Google search can yield overwhelming results, so I’ve gathereing some recommendations to help you along your way.

If your question isn’t answered with any of the links here, let me know what you want to know!

This page may contain affiliate links, which help support me but don’t cost you anything extra.

First, a Word about Learning

Although all the resources I’m sharing below are either online or in print, I cannot stress enough the value of synchronous (live, in person or virtual) learning.

As of early 2020, many of us have taken that “in-person” learning to the virtual realm. It has been surprising to me how much you can get from live classes online!

Books to Improve Your Knitting Skills

The Knitting Answer Book by Margaret Radcliffe
The Knitting Answer Book fits right into your project bag.

The Knitting Answer Book by Margaret Radcliffe is in its 2nd edition, and while it is not specifically a learn-to-knit book, it does answer many of the questions you’ll come across as you learn new skills.

Video Tutorials

Video tutorials are a great way to learn snippets of information. I have an entire catalog of tutorials, and it’s growing all the time.

Search my knitting video tutorials.

Blog Posts

Online Classes

Beyond the Basics

Once you’ve mastered the essentials, you’ll want to move on to refine your techniques a bit.

Here’s a good article about the importance of grist in yarn substitution.

Knit Design Resources

Delving into design? Check out my Knit & Crochet Design Resources page.

What are your favorite knitting resources? Let me know in the comments below, and I’ll add them to the site.