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Sites I like and managed to remember to bookmark…

Knitting, Spinning and Crochet Sites



©  // microRevolt home \\ Knitting is political, you know

©  Revolutionary Knitting Circle I don’t think they really do anything. I just thought it was funny.

©  Tit Bits: Hand Knitted Breasts Uh-huh.

©  V&A - Knitting History and links

© with a knitted Morrissey!

©  craftivism

©  DIY Network


Proper groups and exhibitions


©  Knitting and Crochet Guild – the site actually has heaps of interesting stuff

©  British Handknitting Confederation – hub of the UK knitting scene

©  Knit In -2006

©  Creative Exhibitions

©  Crafts Council

©  Knit Japan UK


Free Patterns etc.

©  Daily Knitter – Links to loads of free patterns

© Pretty much the online hub of all knitting everywhere. It’s a zine with articles and free patterns. It will change your life.

©  MagKnits, your friendly online knitting magazine The British version of Knitty

©  Crochet Pattern Central - Free, Online Crochet Pattern Directory

©  Free Knitting Patterns Netring

©  ¡The AntiCraft! Angsty patterns

©  Crochet me Magazine Free crochet patterns and articles etc.

©  Men Knit.

©  --Gutterglitter v2.0—

©  Berroco®Pattern Library

©  Black Purl Magazine | Sharing the Passion and Soul of Needlecrafts

© patterns by a lovely girl with an eyebrow ring

©  Glampyre Knits Free patterns by a hot redheaded lady

©  Knitting Geek – yet more free patterns

©  Knit Designs and Free Patterns By a lady called Marnie

©  Knitting for Boozehags » FREEBIRDS Free patterns by a lady called Christine

©  GROOVY CROCHET! by Vintage Creations 70s kitsch crochet patterns

©  Free Web Generated Knitting Patterns from The Knitting Fiend.

©  Anne's Knitting Page Lace knitting charts

©  Jessica’s Lots and lots of charts for 2+ coloured knitting

©  Heirloom knitting Some free Shetland lace patterns

©  Ysolda It may be a blog, but it does have patterns. Plus she’s cute.

©  Knitting Patterns for Lace Edgings and Insertions at

©  A Good yarn: Main free knitting patterns page, miniature sweater, egg cosy, yarn necklace, knitted necklace, sweater, leggings

©  C.Wei

© Craft Projects

©  Craft-O-Mania, Crochet Addict

©  Craftsmen

©  Dales Knitting Tradition


©  DROPS Design ~ Free knitting patterns

© - Knitting Yarn at Irresistible Prices

©  Faery Crafty

©  Free Craft Patterns Online~ A free craft pattern resource.

©  Free Knitting Patterns & Project Gallery

©  HipKnits

©  Historic Knitting Patterns

©  Interweave Press

©  Knitlist gifts -1995-2004 INDEX

©  Knitting

©  Knitting Fog

©  Knitting Geek


©  Knot Just Knitting


©  Lion Brand Yarn Company

©  Lynda

©  Ornaghi Filati

©  Puppy

©  Rebecca Online

©  Silkwood Yarns

©  Socknitters Home Page



©  Tahki Stacy Charles

©  Threadymade - hot cross stitches!

©  VintageConnection

©  Woman's Weekly Australia

©  Yarnpath



Forums – for knitting chat

©  Craftermath UK DIY/craft forum

©  Craftster Huge international DIY/craft forum. With competitions

©  Cast Off Knitting Club For Boys And Girls Our spiritual leaders

©  Stitch’n’Bitch UK

©  UK Handknitters Yahoo group


Where to buy

©  Noro yarns

©  Jaeger yarns

©  Rowan Yarns

©  My favourite bit of eBay

©  The Wool Clip Stunning handspun yarns from a co-op in Cumbria

©  Woolfest I can’t wait!

©  Wool tops from the Falklands - really great to spin with

©  Wingham Wool Works

©  Hello Mango Yarns

©  Curious Yarns


©  CucumberPatch

©  madebymilla's Etsy Shop - Made by Milla


©  Uluwatu

©  Artyarns_luxury hand-painted yarns_Patterns

©  Feelin Sheepish - Handspun Wool from Sussex

©  Organic Woolies



North East knitting links


©  Durham University Knitting Society as run by yours truly

©  Durham Guild of Spinners, Dyers and Weavers

©  Bishop Auckland Knit'n'Natter

©  Tabbydashery Supplier and knitting group in Darlington

©  Tyne & Wear Branch of Knitting and Crochet Guild meets last Saturday of the month,, in the Community Room in Gosforth Library

©  Miss Spiritual Tramp knitting group meets every Tuesday from 7-9pm inThe Forth Hotel, Pink Lane, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 5DW

©  Newcastle Centurion Bar/Bistro Central Station, Newcastle Upon Tyne (in the Conservatory part) from 10 a.m. every second Saturday of the month.

©  Boldon Colliery, every Saturday 10.30-12.30, Where: The Village Craft Shop, 37 North Road, Boldon Colliery, Tyne and Wear NE35 9AZ

©  Stockton group Thursday 6pm - 8pm in Starbucks Coffee Shop within Borders bookshop, Teesside Retail Park. [Unit 8A Goodwood Square, Thornaby] Stockton-On-Tees TS17 7BW

©  glittyknittykitty



·      Randomness

·       Guide to Buffy, the best television programme ever

·       Maid Marian and Her Merry Men site, with videos!

·       Song lyrics and thoughts on their meanings

·       Christian Classics Ethereal Library

·       Online Books Page - list of books available free on the web

·       Cricket is a great sport plus it features sweaters

·       Artchive: free art

·       Internet Encyclopaedia of Philosophy: has got me through many an essay

·       Durham Cathedral

·       Ship of Fools – funny freethinking Christianity

·       The F-Word (feminism, not the other one)

·       My brother Sam’s website of geekery

·       galilee

·       Northumbria Community online

·       Ekklesia - Ekklesia is a UK think tank and news service on theology and public life

·       The Feminist Theory Website: English Introduction

·       Folktexts: A library of folktales, folklore, fairy tales, and mythology, page 1

·       coughing fit

·       Women Writers Online

·       Ethical Consumer magazine

·       GreenChoices - Your Guide to Greener Living in the UK

·       Self sufficient 'ish', the urban guide to almost self sufficiency. by Dave and Andy Hamilton