Useful Links

Thank you to the companies below who have provided resources, tips, and patterns. If you would like to add your link, please contact us.

“Flat Braid” Square Joining Method: A pretty and easy way to join squares together

Ultimate Knitting Resource Guide – http://www.giftplum.com/knitting-guide.html

Resource Guide to Crochet – Paradise Fibers http://www.paradisefibers.com

Gorgeous patterns for knitted toys (from Britain).  PDF downloads – NOT FREE (Paypal friendly) http://www.alandart.co.uk

Free knitting and crochet patterns of all types for use ‘for charity and gifts of love’ only.  Also has other crafts on the site http://allcrafts.net/

Lion Brand website (might need to register to access free patterns but it is free) http://cache.lionbrand.com

US website.  Nice collection of various crochet patterns plus videos. http://www.crochetpatterncentral.com

Need to be a member to download but membership is free http://www.free-knitpatterns.com

Garn Studio DROPS Designs site.  100’s of free patterns.  European site with metric sizing. http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/en/kategori_oversikt.php

Free knitting patterns from Knit n Style Magazine. http://www.knitnstyle.com/projects/patterns.shtml  

US website.  Nice collection of various knitting patterns plus videos. http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com

British website with metric sizes.  Loads of free patterns.  Also has pages on sewing, jewelry making.  Very fun site. http://www.letsknit.co.uk

Free patterns from Patons Yarns http://www.patonsyarns.com/pattern.php

Free knitting and crochet patterns of many types http://www.premieryarns.com/patterns.php

Need to become a member but a terrific site and membership is free www.ravelry.com

Follow the links for all sorts of free crochet and knitting patterns www.tipnut.com

Blog with free patterns for personal and non-profit use.  Links to patterns are on the right side of the page. http://whimsicalknittingdesigns.blogspot.com

Knitty – For the men who shave their heads for chemo, here’s a “bald-friendly” hat from Jesse Loesberg.

Lion Brand Yarn – New patterns, product alerts, special offers, knit and crochet lessons.

Bev’s Free Pattern Page – Free patterns!

Head Huggers – Do you knit? Crochet? Sew? Would you like to use this skill to help someone who has undergone hair loss due to chemotherapy, brain surgery, burn wounds, etc.?

Stitches – The Knitting Universe

Knitty Patterns – Knitting Patterns and News