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Posted 2/2/2013 by utahstampgirl in NSBR Board
 

utahstampgirl
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Posted: 2/2/2013 5:52:39 PM
I'm a relatively new knitter and have been stalking Ravelry and KnitPicks. Loving both of these sites. I've made two infinity scarves recently and my next project is a cable knit headband. Just bought the KnitPicks interchangeable circular needles. Can you suggest any other wonderful knitting blogs or tutorials? Favorite source for yarns and patterns? Thank you!

purpledaisy
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Posted: 2/2/2013 6:12:31 PM
Well, I was going to suggest Ravelry so I'm not going to be much help. I'm a new knitter myself.


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Posted: 2/2/2013 6:18:30 PM
Knitting Help has some very good tutorials.

Blogs I like are Yarn Harlot and Grumperina .







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Posted: 2/2/2013 6:24:43 PM
If you google knitting, all kinds of information will come up. Patons is a good site for yarn. But you can google yarns and get lots of websites. Also google free patterns and again lots of results

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Posted: 2/2/2013 6:50:11 PM
I think as far as patterns I almost never need any other resource than ravelry. But for blogs I would second "Yarn Harlot." She is hysterical! Welcome to knitting


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mishkismom
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Posted: 2/2/2013 7:09:57 PM
I follow a few blogs but really prefer the group feature of Ravelry. Nearly every brand, knitter, designer idea etc has a group.
I also find all of the blogs I follow from there.


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Posted: 2/5/2013 9:51:47 AM
Knitty.com is a free quarterly on-line magazine with a good searchable pattern data base. I love the harlot and have all her book!!!


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