Thanks for stopping by 🙂 In this post we share the Best Knitting Blogs for 2018.
Have a favorite knitting blogger we haven't listed. Leave a comment at the end.
While the blogosphere and social media is awash with countless colourful images of incredible knitting designs and patterns, it can be difficult to know which knitting bloggers are actually worth following.
So, we’ve searched high and low to bring you our pick of wonderful knitting bloggers who are experts at their craft. For the ultimate in knitting inspiration, here’s who to look out for in 2018…
Updates - This post was last updated on the 10 November 2018
The Best Knitting Bloggers to Follow in 2018
Small Things by Ginny Sheller
Why they love it: Ginny loves to knit late at night when she probably should be sleeping. Ginny does a little work from home, dyeing eco-friendly U.S. sourced yarn using natural dyes. Her family of 10 provides much joy as does caring for their many animals and vegetable garden on her 6 acre property.
Why we love it: Small Things has a Yarn Along where every Wednesday Ginny shares her current knitting project alongside whatever she happens to be reading.
Find Small Things on Twitter | Facebook | Instagram
Tin Can Knits by Alexa Ludeman and Emily Wessel
Why we love it: Tin Can Knits has clearly written patterns, beautiful photography and heartfelt stories. It's quite clear Alexa and Emily love knitting. Their designs are so inspirational.
Find Tin Can Knits on Twitter | Facebook | Instagram
Yarn Harlot by Steph Pearl-McPhee
Why they love it: Steph loves to spend time on knitting anything she can possibly think of. Knitting for her is a way of showing others, that knitting will never be a waste of time, especially if you’re knitting with love.
Why we love it: Yarn Harlot is where you can read about interesting life experiences and stories of knitting woven in.
Mason Dixon Knitting by Kay Gardiner and Ann Shayne
Why they love it: Kay and Ann met obsessed knitters through the internet and thought it would be fun to share their profound and awesome knitting thoughts with the entire world. They found themselves amid a warm, friendly, smart community of knitters.
Why we love it: Mason Dixon Knitting has their own special kind of design that makes them unique. They also have some great ideas for beginners.
Why they love it: Anne loves all aspects of knitting, spinning and designing. Each month 10% of knitspot proceeds goes to an organisation committed to world improvement.
Why we love it: Knitspot provides user-friendly instructions for beautiful handknit designs. They also offer fun and interesting patterns for all types and ability levels.
Find Knitspot on Twitter
GG Made It by Gaye Glasspie
Why they love it: Gaye came to knitting later in life and has found it therapeutic and creative. She is a self confessed yarn addict and blogs about all things fiber.
Why we love it: Gaye is passionate about knitting and shares her beautiful patterns and home made designs. Her videos are helpful and fun.
Find GG Made It on Youtube
Kate Davies Designs by Kate Davies
Why they love it: Kate loves writing, designing knitting patterns, and walking in the wonderful landscapes that surrounds her. She endeavors to productively combine them all.
Why we love it: Kate Davies Designs is inspirational and the posts she shares include amazing designs, photography, stories and the Scottish outdoors.
NobleKnits Knitting Blog by Nancy Queen
Why they love it: Nancy believes that knitting doesn't need to be complex. Nor should it be intimidating. For her, a fun approach and always remembering that it's only a hobby is the key. Knitting is a great way to relax, unwind and to relieve some stress.
Why we love it: NobleKnits Knitting Blog has a lot of knitting inspiration, and knitting projects that can be completed in little more than a weekend.
Mochimochi Land by Anna Hrachovec
Why they love it: Anna is a knitter who finds inspiration in cartoon characters. Her website is a place where knitted toys and people can live together in a spirit of tolerance.
Why we love it: Mochimochi Land loves to create different kinds of knitted toys which they treat as friends.
Knitted Bliss by Julie Crawford
Why they love it: Julie loves cozy knits, international travel and cooking. She helps knitters and crafters get inspired by sharing modified knitting projects, round-ups of craft ideas and recipes, and reflections on the crafting life.
Why we love it: Julie has something for everyone, whether it be fabulous knitting patterns or craft inspiration. Her photography of her knitting projects is lovely.
Glenna Knits by Glenna C.
Why they love it: Glenna loves knitting. It has brought her lot of great projects and people into her life. Her best advice to any knitter at any stage, is to keep knitting and to knit the things they want to knit.
Why we love it: Glenna Knits is dedicated to keep inspiring new knitters through their new projects.
This is Knit Blog by Jacqui and Lisa Sisk
Why they love it: They love to share and give other people ideas on what to design, strategies, and a lot of new things to knit.
Why we love it: This Is Knit Blog trades online and sends packages of yarny goodness all over Ireland and worldwide.
Find This is Knit Blog on Twitter
Never Not Knitting by Alana Dakos
Why they love it: Alana is a knitwear designer, Knitting Boutique store owner and podcaster. She began designing knitwear since 2009 and has produced a unique line of patterns. She loves to share her ideas on knitting.
Why we love it: Alana from Never not Knitting writes about her knitting projects with gorgeous photography and also her life stories.
Fringe Association by Karen Templer
Why they love it: Karen is always more than happy to hear that someone has been inspired to try a new skill, or that they saw a link to the perfect pattern for their work from her blog.
Why we love it: Fringe Association shares stuff worth knowing about in the crazy, warm, wonderful world of yarn.
The Knitting Blog by Mr Puffy the Dog by Claudia Bugh
Why they love it: Claudia is a passionate knitter and baker and she’s been blogging since 2007. All of her posts features either something she has knitted or a favorite recipe. Often her posts include both!
Why we love it: The Knitting Blog features not just knitting projects but also her love for photography and cooking.
Find Claudia on Instagram
Yards of Happiness by Dana (DWJ)
Why they love it: Dana learnt to knit to help with the stresses of her life. With each knitted project her skills improved as did her love of the craft and all things yarn.
Why we love it: Dana shares her beautiful knitted projects along with stories of her life. Written with honesty and passion.
Find Yards of Happiness on Instagram
Susan B. Anderson by Susan B. Anderson
Why they love it: Susan loves to knit every spare moment she can find. She loves to talk about all of the good things that she encounters and is always excited to talk about her new knitted creations.
Why we love it: She has this kind of love for wool and shares wonderful ideas for knitting projects.
Ysolda by Sarah Stanfield
Why they love it: Sarah loves sharing different designs and unique ideas.
Why we love it: Ysolda loves bringing out new projects and their designs are unique. They also have great tutorials for the beginner knitter, or those who need a bit of help.
Knitter's Review by Clara Parkes
Why we they love it: Lover of all things yarn, from the sheep to the skein, Clara has made it her mission to educate people on the elements of yarn.
Why we love it: Clara does indispensable reviews of yarn and tools and she writes with passion and enthusiasm whilst educating us.
Wendy Knits by Wendy
Why they love it: Wendy Knits is most about a lifelong knitter obsessed with all sorts of knitting techniques and traditions.
Why we love it: Wendy Knits gives their audience free patterns and tips for new knitted creations.
Find Wendy Knits on Twitter
Verypink.com by Staci Perry
Why they love it: Staci has been an avid knitter for over 40 years. It has been her passion. She’s a knitwear designer and knitting teacher.
Why we love it: On verypink.com you’ll find Staci's podcast, links to knitting patterns, as well as fabulous technique and tutorial videos.
Why they love it: Grumperina loves to share her knitting projects (particularly shawls) and loves to craft too.
Why we love it: Grumperina's images of finished knitted projects are inspiring.
Find Grumperina on Instagram
Mad Man Knitting by Gregory Patrick
Why they love it: Gregory loves to write and knit at the same time. He writes about his knitting and yarn adventures on his blog.
Why we love it: Mad Man Knitting specializes in Knitting teddy bears and has created gorgeous patterns for knitted animals and bears.
Find Mad Man Knitting on Facebook
Untangling Knots by Andi Satterland
Why they love it: Andi has been knitting since 2004 and started crocheting in 2006. She loves to share new patterns and newly finished knits. She is also the editor of the Stranded Magazine
Why we love it: Untangling Knots is a line of independently-published patterns. They are designed to have a retro look but feature modern techniques.
The Gift of Knitting by Alina
Why they love it: Alina loves knitwear and designing patterns. She loves to work with yarns in all kinds of fibers (wool, alpaca, cotton, mohair, linen, silk, bamboo). She also has featured well-established and upcoming knitwear designers from all over the world.
Why we love it: You can always learn something new here because it has step-by step photo tutorials and free patterns too!
Brooklyn Knit Chick by Patty Lyons
Why they love it: Patty is a nationally recognized knitting teacher and a technique expert. She loves to see beginners learn through watching her tutorials on her blog.
Why we love it: Patty's knitting patterns are fabulous and her tutorials are inspiring.
SweetGeorgia Yarns by Felicia Lo
Why they love it: Felicia and her colleagues specialize in dyeing luxury knitting yarns and spinning fibers in stunningly saturated colors. They have been sharing great tutorials or step by step videos on how they finish their products.
Why we love it: Sweet Georgia Yarns has inspirational patterns for their yarns.
A Friend to Knit With by Leslie Friend
Why they love it: Leslie started to blog back in 2006. It is her way of sharing her passions and connecting with like minded people. She has knitted many sweaters and accessories and written patterns.
Why we love it: A Friend to Knit shows her passion for knitting. All of her favorite moments of knitting and sometimes baking cookies are shared. Superb, inspiring photography.
Indie Untangled by Lisa
Why they love it: Lisa's wanted to create a comprehensive resource for discovering special yarn products and learning about the people behind the dye pots, spinning wheels and sewing machines, and to build a community for those who love yarn and fiber as much as she does.
Why they love it: Mimi's work is totally adorable. Her knits are made mostly for babies or children.
Why we love it: Mimi Codd Makes is intended mostly for Mothers who loves to knit for their children. They have lots of tutorials for children's knits.
Woolly Wormhead by Woolly Wormhead
Why they love it: Woolly is very committed to remain independent of any corporate interest. She is passionate about textiles and designing hats.
Why we love it: Woolly Wormhead is a blog that specializes in knitting different hats to suit every individual. Great tutorials and beautiful designs/patterns.
Knit and Tonic by Wendy Bernard
Why they love it: Wendy loves to blog about all her knitting projects and shares designs and patterns from her books.
Why we love it: Knit and Tonic's changing of colours and patterns are so enjoyable to knit.
Find Knit and Tonic on Twitter
Why they love it: Passionate about all things yarn and knitting.
Why we love it: Tanis Fiber Arts started from an experimental hobby of dyeing yarns in the kitchen of their old apartment and has grown from there. Beautiful yarns and photography.
Knitty Blog by Jillian, Kate and Amy
Why they love it: They have their own magazine called Knitty and their patterns are unique and stylish!
Why we love it: Knitty covers helpful advice, tips and tricks about all things knitting and spinning.
Knitting Daddy by Greg
Why they love it: Greg talks about the knitting-related things he experienced: podcasts he listened to, discussions and the like on Ravelry in which he’s been involved, books/patterns that he checked out, and what’s currently on his needles.
Why we love it: Knitting Daddy shares his passion for knitting.
A Really Good Yarn by Julie
Why they love it: Julie learned to knit at the age of four. At that very young age, her dream was to own a knitting store, which she has fulfilled. She loves to share her passion of knitting.
Why we love it: A Really Good Yarn is a fun and interesting blog to read.
Find A Really Good Yarn on Twitter
Why they love it: Sarah became the well-versed in most standard knitting techniques both in her own projects and as a knitting instructor. She decided to continue to nourish her passion for knitting & spinning via her blog. You can find her writing, photographing, knitting, spinning, and sharing about fiber arts.
Why we love it: Knitting Sarah have lots of wonderful photos of her knitting and spinning projects. A source of inspiration.
By Gum, By Golly by Tasha Moss
Why they love it: Tasha loves all sorts of vintage items from different eras. Nowadays she knits all her sweaters. She sews a large part of her vintage wardrobe and she loves to sport vintage hairstyles.
Why we love it: Tasha shares her passion for vintage flair. Her patterns specialize in keeping the vintage fashion alive and her writing is a joy to read.
Why they love it: Fiber arts have been a large part of their life for some years, as a knitter, spinner and most recently a weaver. They also have a host for weekly knitting videocast called 90% Knitting.
Why we love it: Fibernymph Dye Works is a small, family owned and operated yarn and fiber dyeing business. They have a lot of videos and tutorials to watch and to learn from. They specialize in dyeing self-striping yarns as well as gradient and progressive-dyed yarns and spinning fibers.
January One by Cara
Why they love it: Cara loves to knit and loves blogging to share her knitting projects.
Why we love it: January One expresses her passion and gratitude for those people who helped her succeed.
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Why they love it: A community gathering place for knitters of all levels and styles.
Why we love it: Blazing Needles knitters have led many charitable campaigns, from blanket knitting, to collecting yarn and needles for women and has come together to support the homeless youth in their community.
Why they love it: They have all sorts of different yarns and are passionate about knitting and sharing gorgeous patterns for all knitting levels.
Why we love it: Inspiring Yarns with lots of ideas for knitting projects.
Knit the Hell Out by Cassy Dominick
Why they love it: Cassy is a knitting fanatic. Her patterns are inspired by her family members and she has a passion for designing beautiful and useful knitted items.
Why we love it: Cassy's tips and tutorials are super helpful and her knitting patterns are gorgeous.
Pom Pom Quarterly - The Pom Pom Team
Why they love it: They love to share patterns and useful tutorials, they also celebrate the joy of making.
Why we love it: Pom Pom Quarterly focuses on gorgeous yarns and fabulous designs.
Loops Knitting Blog by Shelley Brander
Why they love it: They love showing their happiness, love and excitement through knitting and yarns.
Why we love it: They have all sorts of different colored yarns and share great patterns.
The Knitting Doctor by Lorette
Why they love it: Lorette loves to share all her beautiful knitting projects with her readers.
Why we love it: The Knitting Doctor shares her life stories and wonderful knitting projects.
Knittingkonrad by Konrad Siebenhüter
Why they love it: Konrad loves to share his knitted designs. His passion for knitting and his designs are very adorable. He loves to knit, loves yarn and loves the people who loves both.
Why we love it: Knittingkonrad does photography, crocheting, and knitting.
Buckaloo View by Liesl Maertens
Why they love it: Liesl loves to read, sew, knit, garden and cook, find and listen to new (and old) music and take photos and explore the natural world around her. Her ultimate dream is to live a simple, self-sufficient-ish life.
Why we love it: Liesl shares her experience dyeing yarns with natural materials and her knitting patterns are gorgeous.
GOODKNITS // a knitting & crochet blog by Lisa Gutierrez
Why they love it: Lisa loves to knit, crochet, sew, cross-stitch/embroider, and dabble in the paper crafts.
Why we love it: Really loves taking photos. Like, really loves it. She has a lot on her blogs.
Knitting Nuances by Laura
Why they love it: They love sharing new ideas in knitting. Some of their ideas include tweaks to knitting techniques people already use and some of them are new concepts.
Why we love it: Knitting Nuances provide helpful tutorials to newcomers who are wishing to learn more about knitting.
Find Knitting Nuances on Facebook
Why they love it: They are passionate about yarns. They love to share fantastic knitting projects and patterns.
Why we love it: A Yarn Shop For Wool and Knitting Supplies UK has their own hand dyed yarns. Latest patterns and the most innovative tools.
Tom Of Holland by Tom van Deijnen
Why they love it: Tom is a self-taught textiles practitioner based in the UK. He works mostly with wool, and enjoys creating and repairing knitted objects.
Why we love it: Tom Of Holland shares his passion for using traditional techniques for creating and repairing (woollen) textiles. His writing reflects his interest in the sustainability and the rich textile history, around wool in the UK. He also has some fabulous knitting patterns.
Front Porch Knitting by Sara Gresbach
Why they love it: Sara loves to be on the front porch working for her knits. It has been her favorite place to stay whenever she has time to knit. Everyone knows if they can’t find Sara, she's probably on the porch.
Why we love it: Front Porch Knitting has a tons of different designs and different colors of yarns. A laid back little corner of the knitting and fiber community.
Find Sara on Facebook
Faroe Knitting by Hanne
Why they love it: Hanne knits a lot. Knitting for her is relaxing and unwinding. She lives on the Faroe Islands where the knitting culture is rich and very much alive.
Drea Renee Knits by Andrea Mowry
Why they love it: Andrea is a modern designer of wearable knits. She adores knitting and the community she has met through the love of fibers and creativity.
Why we love it: Drea Renee Knits focuses more on fun techniques that makes their knitted projects more interesting. You can take a sneak peek into her designs and her love of knitting and yarn in her writing.
Donna Smith Designs by Donna Smith
Why they love it: Donna is both a textile designer and a producer. She produces range of products and also passionate on other textiles and in a particular knitting.
Why we love it: Donna Smith Design had been using a variety of textiles and techniques in their past work and have mainly worked with pressed wool felt in recent years.
Simply Maggie by Amanda Bassetti
Why they love it: Amanda loves to share her DIY videos and picture tutorials. She loves giving people tips and ideas for knitting and patterns.
Why we love it: Simply Maggie has covered Arm Knitting tutorials, different yarns, and their designs are simple and easy to learn.
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A Good Yarn Sarasota by Susan
Why they love it: They love giving other people ideas, insights, different designs from their vast collection of designers.
Why we love it: Good Yarn Sarasota, has some of the best selection of yarn, fibers, tools and accessories. They also have many other yarns to choose from and they offer a full range of classes from their own in-house educators and guest designers on a regular basis.
The Twisted Yarn by Phil
Why they love it: Phil loves to blog about knitting and crocheting and to share stories of her family life.
Why we love it: Phil from the The Twisted Yarn writes really interesting posts about her knitting projects with family life stories interwoven.
Leisure Arts Blog by Martha Darbonne
Why they love it: Martha and her colleagues started with a simple concept until it grew and now their community lives through the art of needle crafting, specifically through crochet and knitting. As a leading publisher, she works with a team of talented designers to bring other people the latest trends in all crafting categories.
Why we love it: Leisure Arts Blog features reliable step-by-step instructions to beginners and experienced crafters alike.
Mass Ave Knit Shop by Susan
Why they love it: Susan designed her site open for people who have their own ideas and designs.
Why we love it: Mass Ave Knit Shop has one of the biggest selections of all yarns in all fibers, notions, accessories, supplies and they also offers classes for those who are interested in learning how to knit.
Find Mass Ave Knit Shop on Facebook
Nice and Knit by Kara and Katie
Why they love it: Their goal is to share their passion for color, textures, and designs. They hope people are more inspired and motivated with what they share.
Why we love it: Nice and Knit creates different designs every season for their glorious hand dyed yarns. The patterns they share are wonderful and their photography is gorgeous.
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Kiwiyarns Knits by Wei Siew Leong
Why they love it: An addicted knitter who also loves to share her ideas and thoughts about knitting. Wei Siew sets out her own thoughts about New Zealand yarns purely for the love of sharing information about them.
Why we love it: Kiwiyarns Knits has a passion for yarn and knitting. Wei Siew's projects are gorgeous and what she shares about the different yarns Wei is very helpful and informative.
Monty Knits by Claire Montgomerie
Why they love it: Claire is a textiles designer specializing in knitting and crochet, constructing fabrics, garments, creatures and accessories which are fun, quirky and modern. She loves to keep her hands busy so she is constantly working on different projects.
Why we love it: Monty Knits shares her wonderful projects and life along the way.
Dayana Knits by Dayana
Why they love it: Dayana’s blog will tell you how to fit it, modify it, colorr it, texturize it, chop it, save it and most importantly, wear it.
Why we love it: Dayana Knits does a tons of projects. They've been creating different designs, that will inspire other people to look forward for a new design.
Knitting Up A Storm by Anna Maliszewski
Why they love it: Anna is an artistic and creative person. She decided to create a blog to write about her knitting endeavors. Until then it grew and she started sharing her patterns, tips, hand-dyed yarn and more.
Why we love it: Knitting Up A Storm are more into knitting socks and ombre hats. They love putting different shades of colors in knitted items.
Find Knitting Up A Storm on Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook
Stitch and Purl by Svenna
Why they love it: Svenna is a happy Mum of a two lovable boys. She shares her thought and ideas onto her blogs to inspire any beginners to try knitting.
Why we love it: The Stitch and Purl is not just about knitting. They also do sewing, arts & crafts, cooking and baking.
Why they love it: Shruti’s blog is for both the old and young. Focusing on all the fantastic things to do with Yarn.
Why we love it: Yarn Fix is a fun and cool site because they created it not only for adults but also for the young ones who are curious about crafting and knitting.
Craftsmumship by Lorelei
Why they love it: Lorelei started as a mainly sewing until her blog has grown into a wider variety of crafts. She love sharing inspirational knitting and crafty ideas.
Why we love it: Craftsmumship is a site for fresh new ideas, achievable crafts and projects to challenge and hone your crafty skills and at the same time, meet crafty friends along the way.
Knitting Board Blog by Bethany Dailey
Why they love it: Bethany’s blog is a step by step site of tutorials. She is a hands on virtual knitter that’ll guide you until you've finally finished your work.
Why we love it: Knitting Board Blog is designed to give other people ideas and learn quick knitting. It gives you 100% instructions on how to knit on a certain design.
Nelkin Designs by Laura Nelkin
Why they love it: Laura is passionate about knitting and creativity. Laura's designs her own knitting patterns, which she shares and also teaches knitting.
Why we love it: Nelkin Designs have a line of knitting kits, self-published patterns, and run mystery Knit-A-Longs.
Little Cotton Rabbits by Julie Williams
Why they love it: Julie created her blog about her life, living with an autistic son and knitting. She shares her finished items and patterns via posting or video tutorials and loves to share her beautiful photography of the gorgeous area she lives in.
Why we love it: Little Cotton Rabbits has superb photography, gorgeous patterns to try and the articles Julie writes are heartfelt and interesting.
Hand Knitted Things by Julia Marsh
Why they love it: Julia is very into hand knitted things. She likes posting her very own designed knits to share her passion for knitting and also as a way of documenting her knitting projects and sharing them with others.
Why we love it: Hand Knitted Things has been very dedicated to their hand knits designs. They have done different kinds of design from socks, mittens, hats and so on.
Coop Knits by Rachel Coopey
Why they love it: Rachel is sharing patterns to give both experienced and novice knitters the chance to create socks that are beautiful and wearable, while being enormously enjoyable to knit.
Why we love it: Coop Knits are more on making knitted socks using different color of yarns and that is mostly have been their trademark.
Shortrounds Knitwear by Beth
Why they love it: Beth was influenced by her Mum, Grandma and Aunties who were all knitters. She first started teaching herself how to knit and after a while, she created her own knitted designs.
Why we love it: Beth loves to share her knitted designs and offers a few free patterns on her blog. Her passion for designing knitted items is evident, as is her love of making.
Knit British by Louise Scollay
Why they love it: Louise started her blog with a post on a local yarn and she was a bit ashamed to discover that almost all of her stash was imported wool.
Why we love it: Knit British is focusing on British Wool, Yarn fibers and Yarn Dyers with beautiful patterns.
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Why they love it: They love sharing about their new knitted designs and giving other people free patterns to try.
Why we love it: lot of patterns, yarns to choose from. From different brands, colors, strands and different designs of knitted products.
KnittingShop & Mystery Clubs by Debbie Abrahams
Why they love it: Debbie has been passionate about hand-knitting ever since she first picked up a pair of knitting needles at the tender age of six. For her knitting has endless possibilities, especially when you start combining color with stitch structure and embellishment.
Why we love it: Knitting Shop and Mystery Clubs designed a unique blanket every year and knitters sign up to join the Club for ten months. The theme is kept a secret throughout and is only revealed as the blanket starts to take shape.
Planet Penny by Penny Graham-Jones
Why they love it: Planet Penny loves to share her passion for knitting, crochet and needle felting.
Why we love it: Penny writes about her wonderful crafting experiences interwoven with her life stories. She also shares her gorgeous knitting patterns.
Crafts from the Cwtch by Sarah
Why they love it: Sarah is a yarn-crafter, freelance designer, occasional spinner and she loves to share her knitting patterns, projects and tutorials
Why we love it: Crafts from the Cwtch is full of knitting inspiration, the tutorials and tips are fabulous.
Max's World by Max Alexander
Why they love it: Max had been designing and making jewellery for knitters. She loves knitting and the designs sprang out of her desire to wear something woolly even when it was too warm for knitwear.
Why we love it: Max’s World is not just only focusing on knitting and other crafts, but also it has featured sculpture and animations.
Forget Me Knit by Sarah Morgan
Why they love it: In her spare time, Sarah dabbles in knitting and crafts, occasional baking and is also a qualified dance teacher. Her blog is a place where she can share tales of their family life and the things they love.
Why we love it: Forget Me Knit is not just focusing about crafting but it is also about parenting and lifestyle.
East London Knit by Renee Callahan
Why they love it: Renee loves knitting because it challenges her mind to think of new designs and color combinations.
Why we love it: East London Knit is focused on both useful and beautiful crafts. Renee's interviews with other creative people on her podcasts are fabulous.
Shinybees by Jo Milmine
Why they love it: Jo became the voice of the Shinybees podcast, a podcast for those who like knitting, yarn and comedy in equally large measures.
Why we love it: Shinybees' podcasts are fun and informative. Jo's accompanying writing is wonderful, for anyone interested in knitting.
Little Bobbins by Dani
Why they love it: Dani loves knitting because of the person who taught her how to do it, which is her Mum. Dani loves to share her projects via her podcasts.
Why we love it: Littlebobbins has made a lot of crafty inspiration, home made goodness and spends a lot of time studying arts and textiles.
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Cozy Made Things by Kristen Johnson
Why they love it: Kristen lives, works and blogs from a farmhouse in an apple orchard. She loves to sew, knit, crochet, and make things all day long,
Why we love it: Kristen shares her magical knitting projects and stories from the journey of her life.
Find Cozy Made Things on: Instagram
Paper Tiger by Dianna
Why they love it: Self confessed fervent fiber nerd and frequent baker living in Montreal. Dianna is all about creativity.
Why we love it: Dianne shares the ways in which creativity is part of her life and the knitting projects and yarns she loves.
Find Paper Tiger on: Instagram
The Craft Sessions by Felicia
Why they love it: The Craft Sessions aims to bring together people who craft for joy. They foster a love of hand making and discuss the ways traditional domestic handcrafts have meaning and context in our everyday lives.
Why we love it: The photography and writing is wonderful and heartfelt. The sharing of the retreats they organise, makes you want to go!
Knitigating Circumstances by Kelly Sloan
Why they love it: Kelly loves to travel, write and of course knit.
Why we love it: Kelly started blogging on the insistence of her daughter Emma, who has also been involved. They love to share their designs, knitting projects, yarns they love and stories of life along the way.
Find Knitigating Circumstances on: Ravelry
Why they love it: Since the early 80s Joanna and Sally have enjoyed an amazing journey with knitting, designing and owning shops. They love to come up with a unique design of knitted animal and costumes.
Why we love it: Muir and Osborne are more focused on making knitted animals and writing books. They have been creating different kinds of knitted animals for kids and been designing knitted costumes for Dog Shows.
Why they love it: Brooklyn Tweed supports domestic textile production that surrounds the USA. Their design team is committed to producing high-quality, sophisticated knitwear patterns for the modern handknitter, specially tailored for the wool yarns they create.
Why we love it: Brooklyn Tweed strives hard in giving original patterns that are educational and enjoyable.
Kirsten Kapur Designs- Through The Loops by Kirsten Kapur
Why they love it: Kirsten Kapur loves designing knitwear because it helps her draw on her construction skills while playing with fibers and the endless palette of colors.
Why we love it: Kirsten Kapur Designs finds inspiration in delightfully combined colors and textures of fibers. Her patterns are gorgeous.
Vickie Howell Blog by Vickie Howell
Why they love it: Vickie Howell is making creativity accessible through encouragement, education, cool projects and inspirational interviews via online media.
Why we love it: Vickie Howell Blog is determined to motivate people to live creatively and live by being creative. Vickie is also known as a personality in the knitting, crocheting and craft world with her shows. Take a look at her newest show The Knit Show With Vickie Howell
Zeneedle by Margene Smith
Why they love it: Margene is known as the obsessive knitter. Loves mountain hiking, spinning, blogging, reading and most especially knitting.
Why we love it: Zeneedle shares stories on her life, knitting and the beautiful area in which she lives.
Julia Farwell Clay by Julia
Why they love it: She learned first her wrap yarn around needles from her Mum. Her patterns are carefully written, professionally tech edited, and comes with full email support. She especially enjoys how patterns are personalized in the hands and lives of their knitters.
Why we love it: Julia Farwell Clay prioritises a pattern that is fun to knit, and fun to wear. Both for young and adults.
Hands Occupied by Heidi Gustad
Why they love it: Hands Occupied came about because Heidi wanted to share how she keeps her hands busy by creating knitting, crochet and craft designs.
Why we love it: Hands Occupied has beautiful designs for patterns and has excellent tips/tutorials for knitting and crocheting.
Celtic Cast On by Kelly Ashfield
Why they love it: Kelly is an Irish Girl living in Canada. She who enjoys knitting, photography and spending time in the great outdoors. Her blog/podcast is created for her little insight for her own slice of paradise and love for knitting.
Why we love it: The Celtic Cast On is designed to explore outdoor activities and at the same time your passion to knitting via her podcast.
Knitionary by Kristen Rettig
Why they love it: An avid knitter and pattern writer. She loves to share knitting techniques to help other knitters get the perfect fit.
Why we love it: Kristen shares beautiful knitting projects and stories on other inspiring makers.
Sweet Purls by Monica
Why they love it: Monica documents her love for wool, knitting and spinning. It’s has been her passion for quite a while and she enjoys sharing her knowledge and spreading it around to the world.
Why we love it: Monica shares her journey of spinning yarn and knitting.
A Playful Day by Kate
Why they love it: Kate created A Playful Day as a safe space for makers to share their crafts with freedom, travelers who roam and rest and to gather friends.
Why we love it: Kate's writing is engaging and inspirational. She shares heartfelt stories of her life and is a wonderful story teller.
Why they love it: They've been blogging about their interests, ideas, and thoughts to spread their knowledge and help people be inspired in the world of handicrafts.
Why we love it: Knitting in France shares their beautiful knitting projects and the journey that goes with them.
Jane Knitting Kits by Jane
Why they love it: Jane enjoys and loves sharing her knowledge she has gathered over the years she's been knitting. Very passionate on sharing her useful tips that will enrich your knitting projects.
Why we love it: Jane Knitting Kits is purposely designed to features knit kits that are personally made by Jane. They have been working with a range of established and new designers, as well as yarn producers and manufacturers to develop their brand of knit kits.
Jane Richmond by Jane Richmond
Why they love it: Jane is both into books and knitting. She have been designing and publishing knitting patterns since 2008 and finds inspiration in people, places, and things in their hometown of Victoria, BC. As a knitter, she enjoys both the process and the product of the craft and makes every effort to create pieces that are just as fun to knit as they are to wear.
Why we love it: Jane Richmond is a designer dedicated to providing cleanly written patterns that are easy to read and follow, and crisp photography. You’ll find their designs are often classic or simple.
Little Church Knits by Cheryl Toy
Why they love it: Cheryl is an avid knitter, instructor and a designer. Currently, Cheryl resides in Prince Edward County, Ontario where she teaches, designs and writes about knitting. A compulsive knitter and designer.
Why we love it: Little Church Knits create beautiful and simple designs that can inspire knitters of all levels. Cheryl offers fabulous free patterns and tutorials.
The Brown Stitch Knit Designs by Elizabeth Smith
Why they love it: Elizabeth Smith creates simple and modern knitwear designs and also write patterns in a way that is easy to follow and make knitting fun.
Why we love it: Elizabeth provides pattern support for all of her designs. She loves to help and is making sure that her customers are enjoying creating her designs.
Mary Jane's Mary Janes | Dakotah Knits by Mary Englar
Why they love it: Mary is a coffee addict, crocheter, knitter, etsy lover and sweatpants lover. She is a yarn craft nerd and had been crocheting for 7 years and knitting for 6 years. She loves trying new techniques and patterns and is also a very impatient crafter.
Why we love it: Mary designs gorgeous beanie hats, scarves and headbands and shares her journey of life along the way. Mary is very honest and her writing is engaging.
Mindy Wilkes Designs by Mindy Wilkes
Why they love it: Mindy Wilkes designs and creates patterns of her own. She educated herself to knit from the original book of Debbie Stoller's Stitch n' Bitch back in 2003. Head over heels in love with designing. She published her own design patterns that can be found on Ravelry, and in the pages of a variety of books and magazines.
Why we love it: Mindy Wilkes Designs has crafted a career that allows combining design and staying at home with her children. Designs mostly accessories because of her love for small projects.
Soule Mama by Amanda Blake
Why they love it: Amanda Blake is a mother of five, author of three books on family creativity, and Taproot Magazine's editor-in-chief. She writes everything that is interesting to know about.
Why we love it: Soule Mama is where you can feel the warmth of a loving mum to her children. They have been making different items to knit every season.
Chic Knits Knit Blog by Bonne Marie Burns
Why they love it: Bonne Marie she loves making clothes. Her knitwear designs are called Chic Knits - barefoot or boardroom. She started blogging on 2001 when she started to reacquainted with her internet friends on the fine art of knitting.
Why we love it: Chic Knits Knit Blog background includes training and commercial work in fashion, photography and graphic design and soon those skills merged with her passion for fiber, fit and finish. It has evolved into a collection of many resources for knitters.
Art of Yarn by Sally Mahood
Why they love it: Sally established her online store and started blogging in 2011. She quickly discovered that the community of knitters is global and wanted to share the yarns she has in her store.
Why we love it: Art of Yarn is very passionate about what they are doing and what they love. They love to work with fibers, so they stock a good selection of fibers and tools for yarn lovers, online and in their Kelowna, BC, Canada store.
Stitches & Spoonfuls by Kylie
Why they love it: Kylie loves to put all of her details on her blogs. All of her creative creations on pastimes- knitting, spinning, sewing, photography, and other crafts- as well as accounts of all of her other adventures in travel, school, reading, gardening, and life in general. She also has a online shop with botanically dyed Canadian yarn called Agrestal Yarn.
Why we love it: The Stitches and Spoonfuls dyes ethically sourced Canadian wool using natural dyes. Her online shop Agrestal Yarn has lovely choices of yarn.
This Knitted Life by Andrea Hilton
Why they love it: Andrea is a knitting addict. Obsessed. She uses her blog as her space to share her dreams for herself as a knitter.
Why we love it: Andrea shares her gorgeous knitted projects and stories of her own life, along with her lovely patterns.
“Knitting is very conducive to thought. It is nice to knit a while, put down the needles, write a while, then take up the sock again."
Why they love it: Dana Kandalaft runs Tight Knit Syria a social enterprise organization that provides wool to Syrian women in refugee camps, pays them for knitting and sells their creations.
Why we love it: Tight Knit Syria is aiming to help Syrian women to stay resilient and productive in dire times through knitting.
Leethal Knits by Lee Meredith
Why they love it: Lee is a great designer who is also running Leethal Knits. Lee is posting free knitting tutorials for those interested in learning to knit.
Why we love it: Lee has Amazing designs and colorful patterns. Her video knitting technique tutorials are extremely helpful and easy to understand.
Why they love it: They love to give tips and advice on how to use natural products that anyone could use such as wool, alpaca, silk, cotton, hemp, bamboo, and linen; and to provide an atmosphere where anyone can be creative.
Why we love it: A twist of Yarn is operated by a family who loves everything about fibers.
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Sheep To Shawl by Donna Druchunas
Why they love it: Finally able to find her passion in designing patterns and writing knitting books after years of working as a technical writer. She loves to share knitting information and runs retreats.
Why we love it: The diverse knitters featured on Donna's blog give you an insight to what knitting means to so many different people.
Knits All Folks by Monica Rodriguez
Why they love it: Monica wants to create an inclusive community for those that love fiber, knitting, crocheting and pop culture. She aims to promote the diversity of creators.
Why we love it: Monica's interviews are great reads and she has helpful tutorials for beginners.
Why they love it: Debbie Bliss has her own brand of highly successful hand-knitting yarns which are sold worldwide. She is also the most published knitwear designer, with over 35 books, 20 booklets and her own magazine. and she was awarded with an MBE in the Queen’s 2015 Birthday Honours List for her services to hand knitting and the craft industry.
Why we love it: Debbie Bliss is known for her classic knits with a contemporary twist and particularly known for her children's wear.
Why they love it: The team at Craftsy believe there’s creativity in everyone, and their job is to help find it, make it grow, and let it out to play.
Why we love it: Craftsy has covered many knitting project ideas and has plenty of online courses to help improve your knitting skills.
Why they love it: Knitting is their passion. A group of people created the best online knitting store that they could possibly dream up. As their idea blossomed and grew, they were joined by others who added to the mix.
Why we love it: The LoveKnitting Blog is fun and has many tips and patterns to try.
Why they love it: Knit Picks is an online knitting store that creates projects, designs and ideas. The team love sharing their ideas, knitting stories and inspiration with the online community.
Why we love it: KnitPicks offers great projects, patterns and knitting ideas.
Unraveled by Ravelry
Why they love it: These Knitters share ideas and love to communicate with their community on the website. Ravelry is a place for knitters, crocheters, designers, spinners, weavers and dyers to keep track of their yarn, tools, projects and pattern information, and look to others for ideas and inspiration.
Why we love it: The designs and ideas are amazing and there are so many to choose from.
Find Unraveled on Twitter
Why they love it: They are working to create a space that reflects to their store community on the world wide web. That being said, they are the first and foremost knitters and fiber crafters.
Why we love it: Knit Traders is a resource for fiber crafters, from knitters and crocheters to spinners and hookers.
One Lupine Fiber by Jodi Clayton
Why they love it: Jodi started her business because of her deep love for wool and natural fibers. She then started to blog for her to share to everyone her talent and knowledge in knitting.
Why we love it: One Lupine Fiber carries a wide variety of fibers from Maine-raised sources so you're able to have the best at your fingertips for your own projects. Whether you're a spinner, felter, weaver, crocheter, knitter, or all of those things, their selection ensures that your creations are beautiful and enduring.
Knit Collage by Amy
Why they love it: Amy wants to help you get inspired with your own creativity. She loves fiber and texture and is always challenging herself to come up with new colors and spinning techniques.
Why we love it: Knit Collage has gorgeous patterns and yarn. The pattern designers truly bring the yarn to life and make it all wearable.
Amos & Andes by Hilary J Davison
Why they love it: They love knitting and talking wool and natural fibers to anybody that comes in the door.
Why we love it: They love to provide customers with gorgeous sweaters made of beautiful wool.
“Knitters use knitting to value-add to the world.”
― Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
Fiber Flux by Jennifer
Why they love it: Jennifer loves knitting and crochet. She aims to design patterns that are both fun and easy to make, with easy and clear instructions and bright joyful colors.
Why we love it: Fiber Flux offers a range of patterns and tutorials for gorgeous knitted items.
Mama in a Stitch by Jessica
Why they love it: Jessica is a Mama, Colorado gal, lover of yarn and life. She likes sharing her easy & modern knit and crochet projects and patterns. You'll also find some DIYs, random thoughts and a bit of nature. Likes to keep her blog lighthearted, silly and happy.
Why we love it: Mama in a Stitch shares gorgeous, simple patterns, DIY ideas and tutorials.
Absoknittinglutely! by Nadia Madjid
Why they love it: Nadia as a spinner, knitter and dyer on this blog. Shares what she is making to give tips for other crafters.
Why we love it: Absoknittinglutely has come a long way since its beginnings and as a record of her first knitting attempts. Find free tutorials and a little info about their products once in awhile.
Karie Bookish by Karie Westermann
Why they love it: Karie does things with wool and words. She is a full-time knitwear designer, teacher, translator & technical editor. It is such a privilege to her being part of other people’s making lives. Every time she see someone so excited about a new technique or wearing one of her designs, she feel so honored.
Why we love it: Karie Bookish is passionate about Knit Local, sustainable fashion, slow fashion, and the making of an everyday wardrobe.
Knitting Squirrel by Nicolette Kernohan
Why they love it: Nicolette loves sharing unique knitting projects, exploring color and inspiring others creativity.
Why we love it: Knitting Squirrel sells knitting wool and sock yarn in glorious colors & fibers.
Creating Ruth by Ruth Churchman
Why they love it: Ruth loves woolly pursuits; knitting, needle felting, crochet. She designs her own knitting patterns. Blogs about her friends – the Felty Folk, and about crafts she's currently working on, and interesting places and art.
Why we love it: Creating Ruth has a lot of elegant yet simple designs and free tutorial videos to watch and learn from.
Travel Knitter by Larissa
Why they love it: Larissa's blog is a record of not only her knitting, but also her traveling. Larissa has always loved traveling, but knitting is her more recently discovered passion, and she’s found the two complement each other very well.
Why we love it: Travel Knitter loves to share about traveling and knitting. Also yarns, knitting festivals and projects.
Hazel Tindall by Hazel Tindall
Why they love it: Hazel is from Shetland. Loves Fair Isle knitting - numerous colors and patterns to choose that will never run out of concepts. She enjoys knitting and hoping to embolden and help knitters from all over the world by offering a selection of unique, easy to follow patterns.
Why we love it: Hazel Tindall has a book called The Fine Art of Fair Isle Knitting which is a step by step guide through the traditional craft of Shetland.
Knitorious by Vicki Mothes
Why they love it: Vicki began blogging at Knitorious year 2004. She knits, sews, dyes, takes photographs, writes, gardens and cooks. She is truly amazed and inspired by the breadth of talent around her and been exposed to many different types of art and craft.
Why we love it: Knitorious shares her knitting projects interwoven with her wonderful life stories.
Why they love it: A man who used to be known as "the weirdo who knits in meetings" now dedicates his talents to knitting full-time. Designer, commentator and author of knitting books who is passionate about all making.
Why we love it: Thanks to Honnay for her introduction - "Franklin is so charming whether he is pursuing vintage patterns, chatting with his (imaginary) sheep friend and her ball of yarn sidekick, or just writing or illustrating about his life with yarn."
QueerJoe's Knitting Blog by Joe Wilcox
Why they love it: Joe has a passion for knitting and writing. What he thinks, he writes it immediately and works on it.
Why we love it: QueerJoe's Knitting Blog is a very expressive and inspirational site. They love to express themselves in a way where you can see their passion for knitting.
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My Sister's Knitter by Andi Gal
Why they love it: Andi uses her blog as a place to feature their knits, their favorite knitters, knitting inspirations as well as some crochet thrown in for good measure.
Why we love it: My Sister's Knitter yarn looks amazing and their patterns are also stunning.
Why they love it: Emma is a successful crocheter and knitting designer. She enjoys being creative with her designs and loves sharing her experiences and inspiration with her readers.
Why we love it: Emma's crocheted and knitted projects are wonderful and she has excellent pattern books. She sometimes shares gorgeous free patterns. Her stories of her life as a designer are engaging.
Why they love it: Jasmin loves to share her journey of life and stories from her past. She loves to knit and spin and along with her Mom, they run Knitmore Girls Podcast. See link in our Knitting Podcasts section.
Why we love it: Jasmin shares her life stories, fabulous parenting tips and the knitting projects she has on the go.
Hey Brownberry Podcast by Marce
Why they love it: Marce talks about a love for all things handmade. Knitting, crochet, drawing, painting, cooking, and her ambitious attempts at spinning and sewing. Using Mindful Making as a way to balance out the chaos of an unpredictable life
We we love it: Hey Brownberry shares her love of knitting, latest projects and some very helpful tips.
Ewe University by Dr Kristine Kelly
Why they love it: Dr Kristine Kelly loves sharing everything about yarn, knitting projects and knitting tools.
Why we love it: Ewe University has fabulous reviews, interesting tutorials and Dr Kristine Kelly is very honest and open about sharing her life's journey outside of knitting.
Knit More Girls Podcast by Gigi and Jasmin
Why they love it: Collecting and gathering of ideas to spread their passion and to bring out all of the best knitter in their community. They have been publishing a lot of podcasts that has been their way of communicating.
Why we love it: Knit More Girls Podcast is where you can gather tips and advise from the experienced knitters featured on the podcasts.
Stash and Burn by Nicole and Jenny
Why they love it: Nicole and Jenny are both avid knitters and love to share their passion for their craft including dyeing yarn.
Fruity Knitting Podcast by Andrew and Andrea
Why they love it: Andrew and Andrea a husband and wife team share their passion for fiber, knitting and yarn. They love to interview other passionate designers, dyers, knitters and yarn producers.Why we love it: They share their challenges and wins about their own knitting projects and all the interesting interviews they do, plus their helpful knitting tutorials.
Yarn Over The Days by Constance
Why they love it: Constance wanted to learn knitting before crocheting and is self taught. With the help of knitting books her abilities in knitting have progressed as has her passion.
Why we love it: Constance shares her works in progress whether they be about knitting, crocheting or sewing her fav designers,yarns, Book Reviews, magazine reviews, and more via her podcast.
Key Takeaways and Conclusion
So there you go, plenty of great knitting blogs to inspire you.
We know you will find something helpful and interesting on many of the knitting blogs we have shared.
Enjoy all the fabulous new found knowledge.
Something we forgot? Leave a question or comment at the end.