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Knitting Resources on the WEB    
 
Guild Resources - Patterns and Recipes

    Patterns
       Kiyoko's Reversible Stitch Patterns for donation to charity
       EZ pattern for Easy Slippers for donation to charity
       Hedy's pattern for Tube Socks for donation to charity
       Pattern for helmet liners for our troops - from www.citizensam.org
          - for questions send email to:
operationhelmetliner@yahoo.com
       Shari's I-Cord instructions
       Invisible Join: Spit Splice Instructions
       Invisible Join: Russian Join Instructions
       Melissa's pattern for a diamond lace scarf
       Hedy's pattern for a left over yarn hat
    Recipes
       Recipe for Pamela's cheese & spinach pie

       Recipe for Marilyn's gougere

       Recipe for Cookie's Easy Apple Squash Curry Soup

 
Knitting E-Zines

   On-line knitting magazines and newsletters

       KNITTY

       SPINDLICITY
       KNITTER’S REVIEW
       FOR THE LOVE OF YARN
       THE DAILY KNITTER

       VOGUE KNITTING -previews of the next print issue + free patterns

       TWIST COLLECTIVE

       POPKNITS

 
Knitting Organizations
       Craft Yarn Council
       The Knitting Guild Association
       The National NeedleArts Association
       The Slipt Stitchers
 
Knitting Podcasts
   An explanation of "podcasts" and "podcasting"
   Free software for locating, downloading & transferring podcasts
       I-TUNES
       Windows-based podcast download software
       MAC-based podcast download software
   Guild members' favorite knitting podcasts
       Cast-On with Brenda Dane -- an ex-pat in Wales and her knitting
       Limenviolet -- 2 yarn obsessed knitters from Omaha
       Knit Science -- great explanations of technical knitting
       It's a Purl, Man - a guy in Boston with yarn issues

       Knitty Nora -- delightful British knitting adventures

 
Technical Assistance  
       Ultimate Knitting Resource Guide  
       The Yarn Directory - compendium of yarn data  
       I-Cord - how to knit both regular and attached I-cord  

       New Stitch a Day -- helpful knitting videos and classes

       Knitting Help - 150+ free knitting videos  

       Long Tail Cast-On

             Standard Long-Tail Cast-On - #1

             Standard Long-Tail Cast-On - #2

             Standard Long-Tail Cast-On - #3

             Standard Long-Tail Cast-On - #4

             Purl Long-Tail Cast-0n - #1

             Purl Long-Tail Cast-0n - #2

             German Twisted Cast-On/Norwegian Cast-On - #1

             German Twisted Cast-On/Norwegian Cast-On - #2

             German Twisted Cast-On/Norwegian Cast-On - #3

 
       Stitch Guide - how to instructions  
       Tubular Cast-On (Italian method) -- photo & video demo  
       Wise Needle - opinions, critiques  
 
Japanese Knitting
   Japanese knitting instructions rely almost entirely on
   charts and graphs, making them universally accessible.
       ABC’s of Japanese Knitting
       How to Read Japanese Pattern Charts
 
Pattern Sources
       Fingerless Mitts - A collection of on-line pattern sources for fingerless mittens/wristwarmers
       Free Knitting Patterns - a compendium of on-line sources of free knitting designs
       Pattern for helmet liners for our troops - from www.citizensam.org
          - for questions send email to:
operationhelmetliner@yahoo.com
 
Guild Members' Favorite Local Yarn Shops' Websites
       Alamitos Bay Yarn Company
       A Major Knitwork
       The Knitting Tree, LA
       Anacapa Fine Yarns  
       Compatto
       Jennifer Knits
       Unwind
       Velona’s
       Wildfiber
       Newton's
 
Useful Sources
      To buy colored translucent tape for highlighting charted patterns